BNC Text H5X

Medical consultation. Sample containing about 283 words speech recorded in public context

4 speakers recorded by respondent number C328

PS2DK Ag5 m (No name, age 60, general practitioner) unspecified
PS2DL Ag5 m (Jim, age 75) unspecified
H5XPSUNK (respondent W0000) X u (Unknown speaker, age unknown) other
H5XPSUGP (respondent W000M) X u (Group of unknown speakers, age unknown) other

1 recordings

  1. Tape 099412 recorded on 1993-04. LocationStrathclyde: Lanark ( doctor's surgery ) Activity: medical consultation

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(PS2DK) [1] Good morning, good morning.
Jim (PS2DL) [2] Good morrow.
(PS2DK) [3] How are you today?
Jim (PS2DL) [4] I'm fine.
[5] How are you?
(PS2DK) [6] I'm alive.
[7] Causing trouble.
Jim (PS2DL) [8] [laugh] I suppose you're ahead of the game if you're alive.
(PS2DK) [9] Yes.
[10] That's it.
[11] Now then young man, what can we do for you today?
Jim (PS2DL) [12] Well.
(PS2DK) [13] You're alright, check that.
Jim (PS2DL) [14] You know the young man er ... [...]
(PS2DK) [15] Yes.
[16] Yes. ...
Unknown speaker (H5XPSUNK) [cough] ...
Jim (PS2DL) [17] Trouble?
(PS2DK) [18] No problems.
Jim (PS2DL) [19] Mm?
(PS2DK) [20] No problem.
Jim (PS2DL) [21] No problems, good.
(PS2DK) [22] No problem there at all.
Jim (PS2DL) [23] Good. ...
(PS2DK) [24] And how're yo how've you been doing?
Jim (PS2DL) [25] Er, I'm er ... the last er f five days or so, I've been getting up less.
(PS2DK) [26] Good.
Jim (PS2DL) [27] Three times.
[28] I've been getting up three times.
[29] And, and one day I got u up once.
[30] So it must be making a difference.
(PS2DK) [31] Good.
[32] That's great.
Jim (PS2DL) [cough] [...]
(PS2DK) [33] Keep on with it for another
Jim (PS2DL) [34] Ma maybe, maybe another once or twice er and I'll h have the job done.
[35] I hope.
[36] It's, I mean it's going anyway, it's working.
(PS2DK) [37] It's making a difference to life.
Jim (PS2DL) [38] Yeah.
(PS2DK) [39] Good.
[40] Good.
Jim (PS2DL) [41] Oh it is.
[42] ... And er I want some pills for circulation, I've only got two left.
(PS2DK) [43] Right. ...
Jim (PS2DL) [44] Three a day, they don't last long.
(PS2DK) [45] No, you go through them.
Jim (PS2DL) [cough] ...
(PS2DK) [46] [whispering] [...] four [] ... How's May getting on?
[47] How's May?
Jim (PS2DL) [48] Brighter now.
[49] She's er having trouble walking now, she's not walking very well.
(PS2DK) [50] She not?
Jim (PS2DL) [51] No.
[52] Er and the poor girl can't tell you what's the trouble.
(PS2DK) [53] No. ...
Jim (PS2DL) [54] Otherwise she's as cheery as ever.
(PS2DK) [55] She's happy as ever?
Jim (PS2DL) [56] Aye.
(PS2DK) [57] Oh that's good.
[58] Well that's a good sign.
Jim (PS2DL) [59] Yeah.
(PS2DK) [60] There we are, that'll keep you going for a wee while longer James.
Jim (PS2DL) [61] Thank you very much.
(PS2DK) [62] Right.
[63] ... Okay, right Jim.
[64] We'll see you in
Jim (PS2DL) [65] Aye, bye bye.
(PS2DK) [66] five or six weeks again.
Jim (PS2DL) [67] Thanks.
(PS2DK) [68] Right.
[69] Cheerio now.