BNC Text G53

Medical consultation. Sample containing about 238 words speech recorded in public context

4 speakers recorded by respondent number C206

PS27C X m (No name, age unknown, doctor) unspecified
PS27D X u (No name, age unknown, patient) unspecified
G53PSUNK (respondent W0000) X u (Unknown speaker, age unknown) other
G53PSUGP (respondent W000M) X u (Group of unknown speakers, age unknown) other

1 recordings

  1. Tape 096705 recorded on unknown date. LocationStrathclyde: Lanark ( Doctors surgery ) Activity: Consultation

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Unknown speaker (G53PSUNK) [1] Come in come in come in.
[2] There you are now young man. ...
(PS27D) [3] Hope you [...] cos I can't hear with that ear now.
(PS27C) [4] It's [...] .
(PS27D) [5] Er the ...
(PS27C) [6] There we are [...] . ... [...] .
(PS27D) [7] Pardon?
(PS27C) [8] This one's still bad.
(PS27D) [9] [...] .
(PS27C) [10] Well let's get you [...] away.
[11] [...] quite nice.
[12] ... Now we're ... slap this round about.
[13] That's fine.
[14] ... Er that's [...] just No just slightly round there [...] .
[15] That's it, just like that.
[16] ... Beauty.
[17] ... Mm.
(PS27D) [18] No wonder I couldn't hear.
(PS27C) [19] No wonder you couldn't hear.
[20] ... Yeah, that looks okay now.
[21] Right that'll be alright Bill.
[22] Just get a wee look in, just check the inside.
[23] ... Magic.
[24] Magic, clean as a whistle.
[25] Bill, there there'll be a tiny wee spot of water down at the bottom here Bill that'll maybe take today just to dissolve away.
(PS27D) [26] Mm.
[27] That's [...]
(PS27C) [28] And now just [...] You remember what you used to do when you come out the baths?
(PS27D) [29] Aye yes.
(PS27C) [30] Do that.
(PS27D) [31] Swimming yeah.
(PS27C) [32] Aye. [...]
(PS27D) [33] [...] I can hear now.
(PS27C) [34] [laugh] There we are.
[35] Give yourself a dry off with this.
(PS27D) [36] [...] Right you are thank you .
(PS27C) [37] Okay?
(PS27D) [38] Right you are.
(PS27C) [39] And j Have you any of the drops left Bill?
(PS27D) [40] Yes.
(PS27C) [41] Well keep them in the house, and maybe once in a while, sort of once every two months, just put a couple of drops in maybe Saturday night or Sunday night.
[42] You know, just to keep it loose, keep it from getting clogged up again.
(PS27D) [43] Right you are. [...]
(PS27C) [44] Right. [laugh]
(PS27D) [45] Thank you. [recording ends]