Functions of English: "Setting" on the web-site for teachers and learners of English as a secondary language from a German point of view
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Functions " setting": At the doctor's
 
 
Dr Saying 'hello' Good morning, Mrs Brown.
P Saying 'hello' Good morning, Dr Dent.
Dr Asking about the patient What can I do for you? What's the matter with you? What's your problem today? 
P Telling one's pain I've got a swollen hand. I fell down on it yesterday afternoon. 
Dr Examining / Saying what to do Let me see. Yes, it's hot. I'll put a bandage around your hand. 
P Asking about what to do  Can I work with it? 
Dr Answering /Giving some medicine/a prescription No, you must keep it still. Put this ointment on it three times a day.
P Thanks/ Saying good bye Thank you, doctor. Good bye.
Dr Next visit / Saying good bye Please come and see me on Friday afternoon. All the best to you and good bye. 

Alternatives:

a headache, a pain in my chest, ear, eye, leg, foot, knee, a cold, a

swollen arm, a temperature, a cold

to feel ill, sick, terrible, not well, not to feel very well, my hand

is aching

to stay in bed, to go to bed, to go to hospital, to take a prescription,

to take a medicine, to go to the chemist's, to get a medicine,

to stay / keep still

to call the doctor, not to go to school / to work


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