Drugs and Medication

Gap-fill Exercise

Fill in all the missing words below. Then, press "Check Answers" to grade your responses. Use the "Hint" button to get a free letter. You can also click on the "[?]" button to get more hints, but you lose points if you ask for help.

This gap-fill exercise is only for the first part of the original listening activity on Randall's site. The audio recording that you hear is for the full listening conversation.

Carla: So, how are things going, Steve?
Steve: Well, to be honest Carla, I was feeling on Saturday, but I started to feel Sunday afternoon. I thought I'd get better, but I feel worse than before. And I'm really because I'm scheduled to give a presentation at work on Friday, so I have to be better by then.
Carla: Well, what seems to be the ?
Steve: Well, I thought I had the , but the doctor said it was just a bad . He gave me some cold medicine to take care of my nose and fever. I'm supposed to take the medicine times a day after eating, but it doesn't seem to help. He also told me to stay off my for a day or so, but I'm so busy these days.
Carla: Listen, forget about that medicine! I have just the thing to get of bad colds. You see, my mom is really into medicine.

[ The conversation continues . . .]