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Automated MessageHeath and HealthcareLesson 2Automated MessageActivity 1Before you listenThe following pictures are related to the listening today. Look at the pictures and try to guess what the topic of the listening will be.________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________Activity 2Have you ever called the doctors office in the U.S?Some of the reason people call the doctors office are listed below. Are you familiar with these tasks? Schedule an appointment Ask a question about a bill You feel sick and you need to see a doctor Ask the nurse practitioner a question Confirm an appointment Request a prescription refill Change an appointment Ask the doctor a question Request a referral Talk about an emergencyVocabularyThe following words are from your listening practice.schedule (verb) - to set up a specific time when something will occur.I keep a busy schedule with school, family and work.confirm (verb) - to approve or to establish the truth.I want to confirm my airplane reservation.referral (noun) - send or direct someone to a medical specialistShe has a referral to a group counseling session.emergency (noun) - a serious, unexpected, and often dangerous situation requiring immediate action.The government declared and emergency after the earthquake.options (noun) something that may be chosen.He had the option to go to a game or a movie.practitioner (noun) - a person actively working in a profession.nurse practitioner licensed practitionergeneral practitioner skilled practitionerTom is working as a general practitioner at the hospital.prescription (noun) - a drug that is only allowed when there is written permission from a doctor. This medicine can't be bought without a prescription.Activity 3Listen to the automated message and write the number the caller should select for each problem.____ Schedule an appointment____ Ask a question about a bill____ You feel sick and might need to see a doctor____ Ask the nurse practitioner a question____ Confirm an appointment____ Request a prescription refill____ Change an appointment____ Ask the doctor a question____ Request a referral____ Talk about an emergencyActivity 4QuestionsAnswer the following questions related to the listening practice.1. What numbers were not mentioned in the automated message?2. What does the pound key look like? Draw the pound key? Do you know another name for this key?________________________________________________________________3. What would you do if you wanted more help?________________________________________________________________Activity 4: InterviewAsk your group members the following questions and take notes in the table below. Share with the class one thing you learned from your group members. Questions Country1.a) How do you make an appointment with the doctor in your country?1.b) If you call, who answers the phone a person or a machine? 2) Do you need a referral to see a specialist? Answer Key 2 Schedule an appointment 7 Ask a question about a bill 6 You feel sick and might need to see a doctor 6 Ask the nurse practitioner a question 2 Confirm an appointment 3 Request a prescription refill 2 Change an appointment 5 Ask the doctor a question 4 Request a referral 1 Talk about an emergencyWhat numbers were not mentioned in the automated message?____8, 9, 0___________________________________________________What does the pound key look like? Draw the pound key? Do you know another name for this key?____#_________________________________________________________What would you do if you wanted more help?____Stay on the line.______________________________________________Listening scriptHello. You have reached the Health Center Plus. Please choose from the following options. Listen carefully as our menu options have changed. If you are a physician or if this is an emergency, press 1. If you want to schedule, change or confirm an appointment select 2. If you want to refill a prescription press 3. If you want to request a referral or if you have a question regarding your referral press 4. If you wish to speak to the secretary of Doctors Smith, Green, or Nguyen, press 5. If you are sick and you wish to speak to the nurse practitioner select 6. If you have a question about a bill press 7. For all other questions please stay on the line and your call will be answered by the next available representative. Your call is important to us.

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