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3.3 Are you ok?

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Published: 4.08.2017
Level 2   |   Time: 2:01
Accent: American
Source: Top Notch TV

Paul is having some health problems, and his coworkers try to help.


    

triangle Directions


  1. REVIEW the vocabulary / background.
  2. WATCH the video.
  3. ANSWER the questions.
  4. CHECK your answers. (Show Answers)

triangle Vocabulary


  • get (something) ready [exp] - prepare (something)
  • stop by [phv] - come
  • awful [adj] - terrible
  • ... is killing me [exp] - ...hurts a lot
  • see a doctor [exp] - visit/meet a doctor
  • be allergic to [exp] - have an allergy to
  • acupuncture [n] - putting many needles in the skin
  • downstairs [adv/adj] - one level/floor down
  • herbal remedy [n] - medicine from herbs
  • spirtual healing [n] - healing though religion or praying

[n] - noun,  [phv] - phrasal verb,  [adv] - adverb,  [adj] - adjective,  [exp] - expression


triangle Background


Marie Cheryl Bob Paul
Marie Cheryl Bob Paul
  • Marie, Cheryl, Bob and Paul all work in a travel agency.
  • Paul is not feeling well.

triangle Comprehension Questions


  1. What work do they have to get done?
    make some new broshures
    prepare tickets for Ms. Novak
    plan the trip to Peru

  2. Which sypmtoms does Paul describe?
    sneezing
    coughing
    back pain
    hip pain
    shoulder pain
    neck pain
    stomach ache
    congestion

  3. What does Marie suggest?
    see a doctor
    get some rest
    acupuncture

  4. What does Bob suggest?
    see a doctor
    get some rest
    acupuncture

  5. What does Cheryl suggest?
    go to a hospital
    bring a doctor to see Paul
    go home

  6. Where does Marie go?
    to help some clients
    to get a doctor
    home

  7. When did Paul get a cold?
    last week
    yesterday
    today

  8. When did Paul's back pain start?
    last week
    yesterday
    today

  9. What does Bob think is the best medicine?
    pills
    rest
    laughter


triangle Language Focus (Modals)


Directions: 1) Choose the modal that you hear and then 2) determine its meaning.

  • Let’s get Ms. Novak’s tickets ready. She (may) be stopping by this afternoon.
    possibility    advice
    necessity      ability
  • Paul, are you OK?
  • No. I feel awful.
  • What’s wrong?
  • I’ve got this horrible cold. I’m sneezing. My back is killing me. I’ve got this pain in my hip. My neck has been bothering me all day. And I have a stomachache.
  • You may (have to) go see a doctor.
    possibility    advice
    necessity      ability
  • No! I hate doctors.
  • I wonder what (could) be wrong.
    possibility    advice
    necessity      ability
  • Maybe he’s allergic to work.
  • I’m not kidding here. I’m in pain.
  • I used to want to be a doctor, you know. Say “Ahhh.”
  • Ahhh-choo!
  • Now I remember why I didn’t become a doctor.
  • Paul, you really (must) get some medical help.
    possibility    advice
    necessity      ability
  • A little acupuncture (might) help you feel better.
    possibility    advice
    necessity      ability
  • Stay away from me.
  • Dr. Anderson is meeting Mr. Evans downstairs in the café. (Should) we ask her to come up?
    possibility    advice
    necessity      ability
  • She may (be able to) help.
    possibility    advice
    necessity      ability
  • Great idea. I’ll go get her.
  • You (might) prefer an herbal remedy.
    possibility    advice
    necessity      ability   
  • Stop it.


triangle Script



Cheryl: Let’s get Ms. Novak’s tickets ready. She may be stopping by this afternoon.
Marie: Paul, are you OK?
Paul: No. I feel awful.
Cheryl: What’s wrong?
Paul: I’ve got this horrible cold. I’m sneezing, and my back is killing me. I’ve got this pain in my hip. My neck has been bothering me all day. And I have a stomachache.
Marie: You may have to go see a doctor.
Paul: No! I hate doctors.
Cheryl: I wonder what could be wrong?
Bob: Maybe he’s allergic to work.
Paul: I’m not kidding here. I’m in pain.
Bob: I used to want to be a doctor, you know. Say “Ahhh.”
Paul: Ahhh-choo!
Bob: Now I remember why I didn’t become a doctor.
Cheryl: Paul, you really must get some medical help.
Bob: A little acupuncture might help you feel better.
Paul: Stay away from me.
Cheryl: Dr. Anderson is meeting Mr. Evans downstairs in the café. Should we ask her to come up? She may be able to help.
Marie: Great idea. I’ll go get her.
Bob: You might prefer an herbal remedy.
Paul: Stop it.
Cheryl: How long have you been feeling this way?
Paul: I got the cold last night, and the pain in my back started this morning.
Bob: Want to try a little spiritual healing?
Paul: You’re making me laugh.
Bob: Laughter is the best medicine, you know.
Paul: But it hurts!