Learning English going to the Doctor (General Practitioner : GP)

Here is a lesson for learning English by having a conversation with a general practitioner about health problems:

The patient, named Monica, walks into the doctor’s office and greets the receptionist.

Receptionist: Good morning, Monica. How can I help you today?

Monica: Good morning. I have an appointment with the doctor.

Receptionist: Of course. The doctor will be with you shortly. Please take a seat.

Monica sits down and waits for her turn. A few minutes later, the doctor greets her and they both walk into the examination room.

Doctor: Hello, Monica. How are you feeling today?

Monica: Not too good, actually. I’ve been having some health problems lately.

Doctor: I’m sorry to hear that. What seems to be the problem?

Monica: Well, I’ve been experiencing some pain in my lower back. It started a few days ago and it’s been getting worse.

Doctor: I see. Have you tried any pain relievers or over-the-counter medications?

Monica: Yes, I have. But they don’t seem to be helping much.

Doctor: Alright. Let’s take a look. Can you lie down on the examination table? (Monica lies down) Can you point to where the pain is?

Monica: It’s here. (Monica points to her lower back)

Doctor: Okay. I’m going to examine you now. Just relax and let me know if anything hurts. (The doctor performs a physical examination and takes some notes)

Doctor: It looks like you have a strain in your lower back muscles. It’s quite common, especially if you’ve been sitting for long periods of time or engaging in heavy lifting.

Monica: Oh, that makes sense. I have been working long hours at the office and I did lift some heavy boxes a few days ago.

Doctor: Yes, that could be the cause. I’m going to prescribe you some pain medication and physical therapy. I also want you to take it easy for the next few days and avoid any heavy lifting.

Monica: Okay, doctor. Thank you for your help.

Doctor: You’re welcome. If the pain doesn’t improve, or if it gets worse, don’t hesitate to come back and see me.

Monica: I will. Thank you again.

Doctor: You’re welcome. Take care of yourself.

And that’s the end of the lesson. This conversation covers common vocabulary and phrases used in discussing health problems with a doctor, as well as basic conversational English.


Here is some additional information to help you better understand and use the vocabulary in a conversational context:

  1. General practitioner – a doctor who provides primary medical care for people of all ages and health conditions
  2. Receptionist – a person who greets visitors, answers phone calls, and manages appointments at a doctor’s office
  3. Appointment – a pre-arranged meeting with a doctor or other healthcare professional
  4. Examination room – a room in a doctor’s office where physical exams are conducted
  5. Pain – an unpleasant sensation in the body that signals the presence of injury or disease
  6. Lower back – the lower part of the back, just above the hips
  7. Pain relievers – medications used to relieve pain, such as ibuprofen or acetaminophen
  8. Over-the-counter medications – medications that can be purchased without a prescription
  9. Strain – an injury to a muscle or tendon caused by overuse or overstretching
  10. Muscles – the tissues in the body that contract and relax to produce movement
  11. Sitting – the act of being seated
  12. Heavy lifting – the act of carrying or moving heavy objects
  13. Office – a place where people work, usually in an administrative or professional capacity
  14. Physical examination – a medical evaluation of a person’s body, including a visual inspection and manual tests
  15. Notes – written records or observations made by a doctor during a physical examination
  16. Prescribe – to write a prescription for medication or treatment
  17. Pain medication – medication used to relieve pain
  18. Physical therapy – treatment that uses exercises, stretches, and other physical activities to help improve movement and manage pain
  19. Avoid – to stay away from or not do something
  20. Improve – to become better or more successful
  21. Worse – having a lower quality or value; not as good as before
  22. Don’t hesitate – don’t be reluctant or uncertain about doing something
  23. Take care of yourself – take steps to maintain your health and well-being.


Vokabular,Kelim Haznesi, مفردات,لغت نامه

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  1. General practitioner
  2. Receptionist
  3. Appointment
  4. Examination room
  5. Pain
  6. Lower back
  7. Pain relievers
  8. Over-the-counter medications
  9. Strain
  10. Muscles
  11. Sitting
  12. Heavy lifting
  13. Office
  14. Physical examination
  15. Notes
  16. Prescribe
  17. Pain medication
  18. Physical therapy
  19. Avoid
  20. Improve
  21. Worse
  22. Don’t hesitate
  23. Take care of yourself.
  1. Hausarzt
  2. Rezeptionist
  3. Termin
  4. Untersuchungsraum
  5. Schmerz
  6. Unterer Rücken
  7. Schmerzmittel
  8. Rezeptfreie Medikamente
  9. Beanspruchung
  10. Muskeln
  11. Sitzung
  12. Schweres Heben
  13. Büro
  14. Körperliche Untersuchung
  15. Anmerkungen
  16. Verschreiben
  17. Schmerzmittel
  18. Physiotherapie
  19. Vermeiden
  20. Verbessern
  21. Schlechter
  22. Zögern Sie nicht
  23. Pass auf dich auf
  1. Pratisyen
  2. Resepsiyonist
  3. Randevu
  4. Sınav salonu
  5. Ağrı
  6. Alt sırt
  7. Ağrı kesiciler
  8. Reçetesiz ilaçlar
  9. Gerilmek
  10. Kaslar
  11. Oturma
  12. Ağırlık kaldırma
  13. Ofis
  14. Fiziksel Muayene
  15. notlar
  16. Reçetelemek
  17. Ağrı kesici
  18. Fizik Tedavi
  19. Kaçınmak
  20. Geliştirmek
  21. Daha kötüsü
  22. tereddüt etme
  23. Kendine dikkat et
  1. طبيب عام
  2. موظف الإستقبال
  3. ميعاد
  4. غرفة الاختبار
  5. ألم
  6. اسفل الظهر
  7. مسكنات الآلام
  8. الأدوية الافراط في مكافحة
  9. أَضْنَى
  10. عضلات
  11. يجلس
  12. رفع أحمال ثقيلة
  13. مكتب
  14. الفحص البدني
  15. ملحوظات
  16. وصفة
  17. مسكن آلام
  18. علاج بدني
  19. يتجنب
  20. يحسن
  21. أسوأ
  22. لا تتردد
  23. اعتنِ بنفسك
  1. پزشک عمومی
  2. مسئول پذیرش
  3. وقت ملاقات
  4. اتاق امتحان
  5. درد
  6. پایین کمر
  7. مسکن ها
  8. داروهای بدون نسخه
  9. نژاد
  10. ماهیچه ها
  11. نشسته
  12. بلند کردن سنگین
  13. دفتر
  14. معاینهی جسمی
  15. یادداشت
  16. تجویز کند
  17. داروی ضددرد
  18. فیزیوتراپی
  19. اجتناب کردن
  20. بهتر کردن
  21. بدتر
  22. دریغ نکنید
  23. مراقب خودت باش.