Randall's ESL Cyber Listening Lab: Medical Advice
Example Web Site and/or Technical Equipment Required
Website Example: http://www.esl-lab.com/sick1/sick1.htm
Computer(s), Internet access, projector, speakers and/or headphones
Activity DescriptionThis activity uses prerecorded authentic conversation in which a person asks a friend for medical advice about a cold. Pre- and post-listening activities are provided along with immediate feedback on comprehension exercise.
- Make sure that the Web site is not blocked at your school site and that your computer can play the audio file.
- Preview the exercise so you can explain it to your students. Show them how to use the player and answer the questions, especially for lower level students or those without good tech skills.
- Pre-Listening Exercises
- Listening Exercises
- Post-Listening Exercises
More WaysAssign to students for homework or individual in-class work. See the ideas for 'Online Investigations' for extension activities.
- Intermediate Low
- Intermediate High
- (2.1) Use the telephone and similar communication systems
- (3.6) Understand basic health and medical information