This is a translation of the article “Wo tut es denn weh?”. If you want to learn German even faster, we recommend you to read the German-language version.
A visit to the doctor is not nice. Especially not if you’re in pain like Lena. Her doctor, Dr. Herrmann, asks Lena how she feels.
Put Lena’s answers in order in her conversation with Dr. Herrmann!
Describing pain accurately – doctors often use expressions such as “throbbing”, “stabbing” or “pulling” for this.
Can you match the pictures to the expressions?
But where exactly does it hurt? What is the name of the body part in question? And what are the names of the most important organs?
Here you can learn the correct names – preferably with an article!
Test your new knowledge right away:
Have you ever had to see a doctor in Germany? What experiences did you have? Let us know in the comments!
More info and links for learning German:
Looking for more material on the topic to help you learn German? Here is a small selection:
- “What to do in case of …?” (At the doctor’s in Germany, part 3)
- Vocabulary “Body parts from head to toe” by Deutsche Welle
- Medical dictionary entry on the topic “Organs” from DocCheck
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