English Listening Lesson on
 Doctors

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THE LESSON ON DOCTORS

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Doctors are cool. They spend all their day helping people and saving lives. There can’t be many better jobs in the world. I wanted to be a doctor when I was a kid but I was no good at science. I think doctors are among the most important people in society. They should get paid lots and lots of money. It’s not right that bankers get paid more. Doctors are really clever and very kind. They never seem to panic or get angry. Every time I’ve seen a doctor, he or she has always made me feel better – not just because of their treatment, but also because of their kindness. It must be amazing being a doctor and knowing all kinds of stuff about the human body. It would be pretty useful being a doctor because then you’d know what was wrong with your own body.





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THE LISTENING TAPESCRIPT

Doctors are cool. They spend all their day helping people and saving lives. There can’t be many better jobs in the world. I wanted to be a doctor when I was a kid but I was no good at science. I think doctors are among the most important people in society. They should get paid lots and lots of money. It’s not right that bankers get paid more. Doctors are really clever and very kind. They never seem to panic or get angry. Every time I’ve seen a doctor, he or she has always made me feel better – not just because of their treatment, but also because of their kindness. It must be amazing being a doctor and knowing all kinds of stuff about the human body. It would be pretty useful being a doctor because then you’d know what was wrong with your own body.

LISTENING GAP FILL

Doctors are cool. They spend ______________________ helping people and saving lives. There ______________________ better jobs in the world. I wanted to be a doctor when I was a kid but I ______________________ at science. I think doctors are among the most important people in society. They ______________________ lots and lots of money. It’s ______________________ bankers get paid more. Doctors are really clever and very kind. They never seem to panic ______________________ . Every time I’ve seen a doctor, he or she has always made ______________________ – not just because of their treatment, but also because of their kindness. ______________________ amazing being a doctor and knowing all ______________________ about the human body. It would be pretty useful being a doctor because then you’d know what was wrong with ______________________ .




CORRECT THE SPELLING

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UNJUMBLE THE WORDS

Doctors are cool. spend day all They their helping people and saving lives. be There many can’t better jobs in the world. I wanted to be a doctor when I was a kid but I was no good at science. I the among are doctors think most important people in society. They should get paid lots and lots of money. bankers that right not It’s get paid more. Doctors are really clever and very kind. They get never to or angry seem panic. Every time I’ve seen a doctor, he or always me better has made feel she – not just because of their treatment, but also because of their kindness. It be being doctor must amazing a and knowing all kinds of stuff about the human body. It would be pretty useful being a doctor because then you’d know wrong your body was with own what.

DISCUSSION (Write your own questions)

STUDENT A’s QUESTIONS (Do not show these to student B)

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STUDENT DOCTORS SURVEY

Write five GOOD questions about doctors in the table. Do this in pairs. Each student must write the questions on his / her own paper.

When you have finished, interview other students. Write down their answers.

 

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WRITING

Write about doctors for 10 minutes. Show your partner your paper. Correct each other’s work.

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HOMEWORK

1. VOCABULARY EXTENSION: Choose several of the words from the text. Use a dictionary or Google’s search field (or another search engine) to build up more associations / collocations of each word.

2. INTERNET INFO: Search the Internet and find more information about doctors. Talk about what you discover with your partner(s) in the next lesson.

3. MAGAZINE ARTICLE: Write a magazine article about doctors. Read what you wrote to your classmates in the next lesson. Give each other feedback on your articles.

4. DOCTORS POSTER Make a poster about doctors. Show it to your classmates in the next lesson. Give each other feedback on your posters.

5. MY DOCTORS LESSON: Make your own English lesson on doctors. Make sure there is a good mix of things to do. Find some good online activities. Teach the class / another group when you have finished.

6. ONLINE SHARING: Use your blog, wiki, Facebook page, MySpace page, Twitter stream, Del-icio-us / StumbleUpon account, or any other social media tool to get opinions on doctors. Share your findings with the class.

ANSWERS

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