At a doctor’s surgery

At a doctor’s surgery – Situational Dialogues – How to say

At a doctor's surgery – Situational Dialogues – How to say


I’ve got a sore throat and my chest hurts.

How long have you been like this?

Two or three days now.

I should think you’ve got flu, there’s a lot of it about.

What do you advise?

Take this prescription to the chemist’s and then go straight to bed.


I feel shivery and I’ve got a pain in my stomach.

How long have you had it?

The best part of a week.

By the sound of it, you’ve caught a chill.

What should I do?

I’ll give you something for it, and come to see you in a couple of days.


I keep feeling dizzy, and I’ve got a headache.

How long has this been going on?.

It came on yesterday.

I should say you’re generally run down.

What ought I to do?

It’s nothing serious, but you’d better stay in bed for a day or two.


I’m running a temperature and I feel sick.

Since when have you been feeling like this?

It all started the day before yesterday.

You seem to have picked up some sort of infection.

What do you think I should do?

Stay away from work till Monday, and don’t overdo things.