The ESL doctors listening exercises on this page will help you get better at understanding spoken English and vocabulary related to going to visit a doctor and being ill.
There are four exercise on this page as follows:
On the ESL doctors vocabulary page there is a spoken vocabulary list that you can listen to first to learn how to pronounce the words related to visiting a doctor.
In this ESL doctors listening exercise, listen to the recoding below that has 5 groups of 5 words each and then identify the option (A-D) from the questions that has the words in the same order. If you need to, stop the recording after each group of words.
In the following recording there are 5 definitions of words. Identify the word in each of the questions that matches the spoken definition.
In this ESL doctors listening exercise, listen to the recording of the passage ‘Patient Referral’, which is a letter written by a GP sending a patient to a hospital to have some tests done. Then answer the five questions below. You can listen to the passage several times if you need to.
At the end of this page I have included the text of the recorded passage so you can read it if you want to confirm your understanding of it from the listening. Just click on the show passage link.
For the following exercise the recording has a short passage about visiting the doctor being read by a native English speaker. The passage is read two times. The first time it is read at a slow speed and in the second there are pauses after every few words. The second reading also includes the punctuation. Listen to the recording as much as you need to, but try to get the dictation done without having to listen too many times.
The text of the passage has been included at the end of the page so you can compare what you wrote with the original. When you are ready to see it just click the show passage link.