SPEAKING TEST 1
Time allowed: 20 minutes
ROLE PLAYER’S CARD NO. 1 – NURSING
You are a patient who has recently undergone a thyroid gland removal operation. A head nurse has now come to visit your room to examine you. You are very anxious and you want to explain the problems you have been facing since the operation.
Tell her about the difficulty in swallowing or speaking
Ask the head nurse the reason for difficulty in breathing
Ask how much time will it take to recover.
CANDIDATE'S CARD – 1 NURSE
Nurse: You are a head nurse. You are attending on a patient who has undergone an operation for thyroid gland removal. The patient is unable to speak properly and she has difficulty in swallowing or even breathing properly.
Begin with warm and friendly greetings.
Answer questions that she may ask
Assure her that problems related to speaking, swallowing, breathing
will go away soon (usually, go away after 2-3 weeks)
Advise her not to pressurize her vocal chords by speaking continuously.
END OF SPEAKING TEST 1