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3.4 Too Much Medicine

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Published: 4.08.2017
Level 2   |   Time: 1:38
Accent: American
Source: Top Notch TV

Dr. Anderson gives Paul some medical advice for his health issues.


    

triangle Directions


  1. REVIEW the vocabulary / background.
  2. WATCH the video.
  3. ANSWER the questions.
  4. CHECK your answers. (Show Answers)

triangle Vocabulary


  • That's for sure. [adj] - definitely
  • medications [exp] - medicine
  • over-the-counter [exp] - medicine you can buy without a prescription
  • pain killers [exp] - medicine that reduces pain
  • cold tablets [exp] - pills for a cold
  • nasal spray [exp] - a spray for your nose
  • cough medicine [exp] - a medicine to stop coughing
  • antacid [exp] - a medicine for a sore (upset) stomach
  • decongestent [exp] - a medicine that reduces a stuffed up nose

[adj] - adjective, [exp] - expression


triangle Background


Marie Bob Paul
Marie Bob Paul
  • Marie, Bob and Paul all work in a travel agency.
  • Paul does not feel well.
  • Dr. Anderson is checking on Paul health.

triangle Questions


  1. What illness does Paul have?
    the flu
    a cold
    cancer

  2. What medicine has Paul taken?
    pain killers
    cold tablets
    nasal spray
    ointment
    vitamins
    cough medicine
    antacid
    decongestent
    antibiotics

  3. What does Dr. Anderson say about the medicine Paul took?
    He should take more medicine.
    He should take different medicine.
    He should take less medicine.

  4. Who probably gave Paul the cold?
    Bob
    Marie
    Donna

  5. What exercise has Paul done recently?
    weight lifting
    soccer
    biking

  6. When did Paul start exercsing?
    yesterday
    last week
    last month

  7. Why does Paul have body pain?
    He has a cold.
    He exercised too much.
    He lifted something heavy.

  8. What treatment does Bob offer to give Paul?
    chiropractic
    acupuncture
    spiritual help


triangle Script



Dr. Anderson: Say “Ahhh.”
Bob: Cover your face, doc.
Paul: Ahhh.
Dr. Anderson: Well, you have a cold, that’s for sure.
Cheryl: What about the other stuff? The pain in the back and the side . . . ?
Dr. Anderson: Have you taken any medications lately?
Paul: Just some over-the-counter stuff—pain killer, cold tablets, nasal spray.
Dr. Anderson: That sounds OK.
Paul: And some cough medicine, vitamins, antacid.
Dr. Anderson: That’s a lot of medicine.
Paul: And some decongestant.
Dr. Anderson: That’s too much medicine in one day.
Marie: That must be why you’re feeling so bad.
Dr. Anderson: Have you been around anyone else who’s sick?
Paul: My friend Don has had a cold all week. We lifted weights last night for about an hour and ran five miles. He had to walk the last mile.
Dr. Anderson: Is that your usual exercise routine?
Paul: Yep. I started it yesterday.
Dr. Anderson: Well, that explains it. You exercised too much.
Paul: That’s all?
Dr. Anderson: That’s all.
Bob: A little chiropractic treatment might help you.
Paul: Stay away from me.