SPOKEN ENGLISH: COVID-19 expressions

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The most important thing is life is our health. Especially at this time of year, we need to be extra careful to protect yourself from all types of viruses (including Coronavirus.)

Take your cup of coffee and let’s start!

The first thing you need to do if you are not feeling well is to make an appointment to see a doctor.

Then you need to describe your symptoms.

The doctor will ask you:

How are you feeling?

What are your symptoms?

When did the symptoms start?

Here is what you can answer:

I have a fever.

I have a headache.

I have a cough.

I have been sneezing.

My nose is running.

I am tired.

I feel dizzy.

I have diarrhea.

I feel pain in my kidneys.

I have a foot injury.

I think I broke my arm/leg.

I think I have diabetes.

I am anemic.

Here are possible answers from the doctor’s side:

You need to do a blood test.

In between, you should drink a bowl of hot soup and take a vitamin C.

You should rest.

You should drink plenty of water.

I will prescribe you antibiotics and probiotics.

You should take a painkiller.

Medicine vocabulary:

Prescription: The piece of paper that your doctor gives you the name of the medicine you need on it.

Patient: A sick person in the hospital or visiting the doctors.

Pharmacy: The place you go to get medicine.

  Types of doctors:

  Cardiologist: A heart doctor

   Dermatologist: A skin doctor

   Dentist: A doctor who treats teeth

   Gynecologist: A doctor for female patients before and during pregnancy

   Optometrist: An eye doctor

   Orthopedic Doctor A doctor who specializes in bones

   Pediatrician: A doctor for children

   Surgeon: A doctor who performs operations

 A doctor’s appointment:

Patient: Good morning. Doctor Norris?

Doctor: Hi, How can I help you, Mr. Adams?

Patient: I’ve been having throat pain. My throat is swollen and I can’t swallow.

Doctor: How long have you been having the pain?

Patient: I have been having this pain during the last 5 days.

Doctor: Are you having any other problems along with the throat pain?

Patient: It is just the throat pain that is killing me.

Doctor: OK. Let’s have a look. Open your mouth as much as possible. Your throat is red. You need to do a blood test and then I will prescribe you medicines. In the meantime take vitamin C, eat soup, and take a rest. We will see after your results go out.

Patient: Thank you!

Homework: Describe your last visit to the hospital.

Bonus tip: COVID-19 expressions

You need to do a PCR test so we can see the results soon.

How long I need to wait before I can see the results?

It takes about two days.

You can check online

He tested positive for the Coronavirus.

He tested negative for the Coronavirus.


He has difficulty breathing.

He has a cold.

She has a cough.

His temperature is 40 degrees.

She feels tired.

People who might have the Coronavirus need to be in quarantine.

To protect yourself wear a mask and protective gloves,

This virus is contagious. It can pass easily to others.

COVID-19 can be fatal.


Maintain social distancing.

Avoid contact with sick people.

Wash hands frequently with the soap.

Use hand sanitizer.

Wear a mask outside your home.

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