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Listening Part A 38.1

In this part of the test, you’ll hear two different extracts. In each extract, a health professional is talking to a patient. For questions one to 24, complete the notes with information you hear. Now, look at the notes.

For extract one, you hear a doctor talking to a new patient called Mr Padro.

For questions one to twelve, complete the notes with a word or short phrase. You now have 30 seconds to look at the notes.

Patient Details: Ms Elena, 18 years. Used to be quite healthy. Recent changes: Losing a lot of weight.

  • Question of

    Age: _____________.

    • 17 years
    • 18 years
    • 8 years

    Correct Wrong

  • Question of

    Used to have a very good ______________ and enjoyed eating meals with the family. Over the past few months, her food intake dropped significantly.

    • appearance
    • apparels
    • appetite

    Correct Wrong

  • Question of

    She often skips ________________ almost completely. Dinner is very small in quantity.

    • lunch
    • dinners
    • snacks
    • breakfast

    Correct Wrong

  • Question of

    Possible causes: Says she is hungry / too busy with school and her ____________. Loves solitude more than the company of her parents.

    • school job
    • part-time job
    • full time job
    • studies

    Correct Wrong

  • Question of

    Recently, her grades have started to slip. Teachers are concerned with her appearing _______________ in addition to being less social.

    • tired and distressed
    • tired and distracted
    • tried and disrespected

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  • Question of

    Physical appearance. Was not as thin as she is now. _______________ are loose for her.

    • Clothes
    • Teeth
    • Socks

    Correct Wrong

  • Question of

    Feels like hypothermia. Apart from having headaches, she has feelings of ______________.

    • drizziness
    • business
    • dizziness
    • heaviness

    Correct Wrong

  • Question of

    When questioning about her health, she gets very _______________. She turns down any help from anyone.

    • defensive and unsettled
    • offensive and angry
    • defensive and upset

    Correct Wrong

  • Question of

    Sleep Patterns: Stays up very late. ____________ and her phone keep her awake.

    • School sujects
    • School work
    • School projects
    • School work

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  • Question of

    Waking up: Exhausted upon waking. She uses ___________, probably for losing weight.

    • dietary pills
    • diet pills
    • diet fills

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  • Question of

    Assessment: Elena might be struggling with an _____________.

    • eating disability
    • sweating disorder
    • eating disorder

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  • Question of

    Recommendation: Further assessment; involving a _____________ or even a psychologist would be a good idea.

    • nutritionist
    • psychiatrist
    • endocrinologist

    Correct Wrong

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Speaking 38

Case Notes 39.1