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At the Hospital

Language Scenes

Lit – Adv

This scene features hospital staff and patients in an emergency room. What types of equipment do your learners see? Who are the health-care workers? What are the patients doing?

The audio file features ten words from this scene. See Vocabulary List below for these words. Refer to the Teachers' Notes in this section for ideas on how to practice theme-based vocabulary and various grammar targets using Language Scenes.

Vocabulary List: patient, doctor, face mask, hospital bed, wheelchair, crutches, stretcher, privacy screen, waiting room, thermometer (Note: You can also teach other vocabulary, including nurse, paramedic, cast, receptionist, etc.)

Grammar Targets: present progressive, simple past, simple future, present perfect, prepositions of place, modals of possibility

  • patient
  • doctor
  • face mask
  • hospital bed
  • wheelchair
  • crutches
  • stretcher
  • privacy screen
  • waiting room
  • thermometer
  • present progressive
  • simple past
  • simple future
  • present perfect
  • prepositions of place
  • modals of possibility
Task Content
  • Picture Dictionary(Flashcard Set)
  • Hospital Scene(Reference)
  • Listen & Repeat(Reference)
  • Look & Find(Reference)
  • Questions about the Scene(Open-Ended Questions)
  • Questions about Me(Open-Ended Questions)
  • Write a Story(Open-Ended Questions)
  • Speaking Assessment(Speaking Task)