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Give the complete answers to the following questions.


1. What do you usually do when you fall ill?

2. When do you send for a doctor?

3. Who is treated at the policlinic, and who is treated at the hospital?

4. What does the doctor do when he comes to examine you?

5. Why must one follow the doctor’s directions?

6. When do you receive injections?

7. What do you feel when you have the flu?

8. What are the symptoms of flu (tonsillitis, measles, mumps, chicken-pox etc.)?

9. Who do you consult when you have a toothache, (broken leg, eye-ache, earache)?

10. Who operates on people?

11. How does sick person look like?

12. What catching diseases do you know?

13. When is one put on a sick leave?

14. What must one do if an accident happens?

15. What do you do to cure a cold, (a headache, toothache, etc.)?

16. Why do doctors insist on patients following their directions until their recovery is complete?

17. How long does it take you to recover from a cold?

18. What must we do so as not have complications after a cold?

19. Are all kinds of complications easily cured?

20. Have you ever been operated on? Was it serious?

21. Have you been on a sick leave this year?

22. Who usually makes out prescriptions?

 

Give one word for the following.

1. A person who makes patient’s appointments with a doctor;

2. A piece of paper which specifies the medicine for curing your illness;

3. A place where the patients come for the check-up;

4. A paid number of days given to you by your office when you are ill;

5. A sick person who is treated by local physician;

6. A sort of medicine which can cure you of cold;

7. A pain in your head which you have felt for a long time;

8. To make a sick person healthy again;

9. To take off all clothes to the waist;

10. To feel good again after illness;

11. A doctor who operates on people;

12. A place where medicines are sold.

 

Match each sentence or word in the left-hand column with the best meaning in the right-hand column.

1. bandage a) to be confined to bed or the house through illness.

2. hospital b) to examine a patient (thoroughly)

3. to be laid up with c) a common illness of the nose

the flu (cold, sore accompanied by sneezing and

throat, etc.) running nose.

4. a cold in the head d) a pain in a tooth or teeth

5. medicine e) strip of material for binding round

a wound or injury.

6. surgeon f) condition of the body or the mind.

7. cough g) the art and science of the prevention

and cure of disease.

8. toothache h) continuous pain in the head.

9. to give a patient a i) act or sound be coughing.

(thorough) check up

10. headache j) a doctor who performs operations.

11. health k) a place where people are treated for

Complete the sentences.

1. On Saturday I went out without my warm coat on and now …….

2. The doctor took the patient’s temperature and said …….

3. I can hardly breathe because …….

4. When she came home she complained of a headache and her mother …….

5. The patient said that ……

6. It hurts me when I swallow because ……

7. This medicine will work wonders if ……

8. If you follow the doctor’s instructions you’ll ……

9. She looks very thin ……

10. She looks a picture of health ……

 

Complete the open dialogue. Work in pair.

Doctor: Good morning, Mr. Thompson. What’s the trouble?

Mr. Thompson: …..

D.: Any pain?

Mr. Th.: …..

D.: Please strip to the waist and lie down on the examination couch. I shall examine you.

Mr. Th.: …..

D.: I’m afraid it’s pneumonia and you must have penicillin injections. Go straight home and I’ll send you a nurse immediately.

Mr. Th.: …..

D.: Certainly, for at least a week or ten days. There is a prescription. Take a spoonful of this medicine three times a day.

Mr. Th.: …..

D. Oh, don’t mention it, please. Make sure to follow my instructions. Good-bye.

 

 

Game “Origins of words”.

In the puzzle find the words that fit the definitions below. Nine words are in vertical position and eleven words are in horizontal position in the puzzle. Circle the letters as you use them. The remaining letters will form a well-known English proverb.

C D H E A L T H O N T S I
O T R P A T I E N T C Y N
M A M B U L A N C E O M J
P W E A K P A I N M N P E
L T O O T H D R O P S T C
I O U B G A R G L E U O T
C L E C T H E T R R L M I
A O T H U B L H E A T T O
T P R E S C R I P T I O N
I I E M I L L G T U R O U
O L A I B L E H T R R O U
N L T S R E C O V E R B L
E S Y T S U R G E O N O U

 

1) The stage of fitness of the body.___________________________

2) A client of a doctor, dentist, etc., whether sick or not.___________

3) A special vehicle for transporting sick or injured people.________

4) Having little physical strength._____________________________

5) An unpleasant sensation caused by the stimulation of certain nerves, especially as a result of injury or sickness._____________________

6) One of the hard white things in your mouth that you use for eating._______________________________________________________

7) Small amounts of liquid to measure medicine.________________

8) To wash the throat with antiseptic liquid kept in motion in the mouth._______________________________________________________

9) A piece of paper where a doctor writes what medicine you need.________________________________________________________

10) To become well or happy again after you have been ill or sad.__________________________________________________________

11) A doctor who does operations.____________________________

12) The condition resulting from the coincidence of two diseases, where the second disease may or may not be attributable to the first._________________________________________________________

13) A small ball of medicine usually coated with sugar, which is swallowed whole.______________________________________________

14) To give medical attention to a patient; to try to cure the disease.______________________________________________________

15) A person who keeps chemist’s shop where medicine, soap, toothpaste and some other things are sold.___________________________

16) You use this word to say or ask how far something is from the bottom to the top._______________________________________________

17) A quantitative measure of the internal heat of the body.________

18) To ask somebody or look in a book when you want to know something.____________________________________________________

19) A condition on the body, noted by the patient, suggesting the presence of injury or disease._____________________________________

20) The act of introduction of a substance (a drug in solution) into the body.________________________________________________________


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