Audio Samples and Questions - Doctor's Appointment

Audio Samples and Questions

Doctor's Appointment

A: Dr. Silver's Office.

B: Oh, I thought you opened at 10:00 am, but my wife said to try earlier. She was right! I was going to call you at lunch.

A: Yes, people are always surprised that we're here so early. How can I help you, sir?

B: I'd like to make an appointment to have a check-up, please.

A: Okay. Could I have your name please?

B: Yes. My name is Ian Conley.

A: Mr. Conley, how about the day after tomorrow at 9:30?

B: Um . . . would you have anything in the afternoon? I have a meeting Thursday morning.

A: Okay. Hmm . . . we do have an opening that afternoon at 4:00. Would that be good for you?

B: Yes, that would be just fine.

A: Okay. Mr. Conley, while I have you on the line, could I just check a few things?

B: Sure.

A: Is your address still 2354 Locklear Street, apartment 11?

B: Actually, ma'am, it's number 17.

A: Okay, I'll change that. And your phone number--is it 233-4027?

B: Yes, it is.

A: Thank you, Mr. Conley. Alright, I have you down for 4:00 on Thursday afternoon.

B: Thanks. See you then.

A: Bye.


1.) When was the man going to call the doctor?
a) 10:00am
b) at lunch
c) after work

2.) What kind of appointment does he want?
a) check out
b) check down
c) check up

3.) When does he want an appointment?
a) Thursday morning
b) Thursday afternoon
c) Wednesday afternoon

4. At what time does this conversation take place?
A Before 10 am
B Around noon
C At 4:00 pm
D In the evening

5. What does the woman change in the man's file?
A The street name
B The man's name
C The phone number
D The apartment number

6. Why CAN'T the man come at the time the woman first suggests?
A He has a meeting.
B He's going out of town.
C He'll be getting his car fixed.
D He has to run some errands then.

1. = "B";
2. = "C";
3. = "B";
4. = "A";
5. = "D";
6. = "A";