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At the Eye Doctor’s Office/ En el consultorio del oculista: Part II

Buying glasses/ Comprando lentes

November 2008



Dr. Fisher:            It looks like you (1)are nearsighted.                           [Parece que eres miope.

                                You’ll have to get glasses.                                                              Tendrás que comprar lentes.]

Daniel:                  How much will they be?                                                                [¿Cuánto me van a salir?]

Dr. Fisher:            Here is your prescription. (2)Sherry can look        [Aquí está tu receta. Sherry te puede

                                up your insurance information for you.                  buscar los datos de tu seguro.]

Sherry:                 …Your insurance covers (3)80% on lenses and     […Tu seguro cubre el  80% en lentes y

(4)30% on frames.                                                             30% en marcos.]

Daniel:                  What about (5)contacts?                                                                [¿Qué tal lentes de contacto?]

Dr. Fisher:            (6)Contacts are not covered.                                         [Los lentes de contacto no están cubiertos.]

 
 
PRACTICE
 

Dr. Fisher:            It looks like you (1)                                   .                       “It luks laik iu…”

                                You’ll have to get glasses.                                                              “Yul JEV tu get GLEses.”

Daniel:                  How much will they be?                                                                “Jao mach wil dey BI?”

Dr. Fisher:            Here is your prescription. (2)            can look           “Jir is iur preSCRIPchan. … ken luk

                                up your insurance information for you.                  ap iur inCHUrens inforMEIchan for iu.”

Sherry:                 …Your insurance covers (3)          on lenses and    “Iur inCHUrens cavers … an lenses end

(4)             on frames.                                                         … an freims.”

Daniel:                  What about (5)                ?                                                                “Wat aBAOT …?”

Dr. Fisher:            (6)                     are not covered.                                      “… ar NAT caverd.”
 
 
Fill in the dialogue with the following words./ Complete el diálogo con las siguientes palabras.
 

(1) Choose which problem the patient has./ Elija cuál problema el paciente tiene.

 

are near-sighted                               “ar NIRsaited”                  tiene miopía

are far-sighted                   “ar FARsaited”                  tiene hipermetropía

have astigmatism            “jev aSTIGmatism”         tiene astigmático

 

(2) Say the name of the secretary./ Diga el nombre de la secretaria.

 

(3) (4) Choose the percent of the cost that is covered by the patient’s insurance./

Elija el porcentaje del costo que está cubierto por el seguro del paciente.

 

10%        ten percent          “ten perCENT”                  60%        sixty percent                      “sixty perCENT”             

20%        twenty percent “tweny perCENT”           70%        seventy percent                                “SEventy perCENT”

30%        thirty percent    “thirty perCENT”            80%        eighty percent                   “eity perCENT”

40%        forty percent      “forty perCENT”                              90%        ninety percent                   “nainty perCENT”

50%        fifty percent        “fifty perCENT”                                100%     a hundred percent           “a JUNdred perCENT”

 

(5) (6) Ask about one of these./ Pregunte por uno de estos.

 

contacts                                               “CONtects”                                        lentes de contacto

prescription sunglasses “preSCRIPchan SANgleses”         lentes de sol con receta

photo gray lenses             “foto GREY lenses”                          lentes que se ponen oscuros con el sol
 
 
 
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