[Listening Difficult] Hospital Stay

Pre-Listening Exercise

What are some common reasons why people have to be hospitalized? How long do people need to stay in the hospital for these medical conditions? What things do you look for when choosing a hospital for your care?


break down” = lose emotional control and often cry
The family broke down when they heard the tragic news.”

under the weather” = feeling tired or sick
Grandma was really under the weather for about a week, but she’s feeling better now.”

Script (only click after finishing the exercise below)

Listening Exercise

A. Listen to the recording and answer the questions.