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LiteracyNet: Visiting the Doctor Dialogues

Example Web Site and/or Technical Equipment Required

Website: http://www.literacynet.org/vtd/Dialogs.html

Website Example: http://www.literacynet.org/vtd/Dialogs.html

More Ways

Computer(s), Internet access

Activity Description

Students practice health-related conversations and learn new vocabulary and expressions that may be used at the doctor's office. Materials can be printed out or used as a class exercise on the computer.

Preparation

  1. Preview the dialogs.
  2. If you want paper copies of the dialog, you will need to copy and paste the dialog into a word processing document, modify it as necessary to get a readable copy, and print it for your students.

How-To

  1. Review meaning and pronunciation of the dialogues.
  2. Have students practice the dialogues in pairs.

Teacher Tips

This could be used in a lesson on health and medical topics and expanded.

Levels

  • Beginning Low
  • Beginning High
  • Intermediate Low

Standards

Basic Communication

  • (3.6) Understand basic health and medical information
  • (3.1) Understand how to access and use the health care system
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OTAN activities are funded by contract CN200091-A2 from the Adult Education Office, in the Career & College Transition Division, California Department of Education, with funds provided through Federal P.L., 105-220, Section 223. However, OTAN content does not necessarily reflect the position of that department or the U.S. Department of Education.