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In this video, students will learn how to understand general instructions that are given by pharmacists at the drugstore. Focus is on understanding what the pharmacists says in order for them to properly use prescription or over-the-counter drug. Key vocabulary words are: should, take, have.
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In this video, there are three customers that go to the pharmacy in order to medicine for they're particular health problem. The first one is a girl who has a sore throat. The Pharmacist offers cold medicine for her to take before going to bed and cough lozenges for immediate releif. The second customer, is an elderly who had ordered prescription drugs beforehand, and just came to pick them up. The Pharmacist explains how to use it and for how long. The third one is a young man who has a headache and asks for anything that would give him relief from the symptoms. This video focuses on common expressions that are generally used in pharmacy situations.
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2 minutes 45 seconds
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Listening comprehension
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Grammar topic
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The above lesson is a great teaching resource for:Intermediate (B1)
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This resource is intended for:Adults
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1. Fill the gap.
MyCould you tell me what to take for it?
2. Fill the gap.
You can take this cold medication for you go to bed.
3. Guess the end.
What does the Pharmacist recommend for immediate relief?
4. Fill the gap.
No, take them to the cashier.
5. Fill the gap.
Now, take 5 ml (five millilitres)
6. Fill the gap.
5 ml (five millilitres) every night,
7. Guess the end.
How long will it take for him to feel better?
8. Guess the end.
How long will it take for him to finish the medicine?
9. Guess the end.
What kind of drugs did Mr. Midesku came for?
10. Fill the gap.
ready for an hour.
11. Guess the end.
What are the Pharmacist's instructions regarding the prescriptions?
12. Fill the gap.
You can take these
13. Guess the end.
What may happen if Mr Mischeki take it before lunch?
14. Choose the correct options.
Take one or two of this....up to six times a day.
every two hours
every four hours
every eight hours
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