GE|Adults|Pre-Intermediate|Practical English 4: At the pharmacy
1.1 Read this joke. Do you understand it?
Doctor: «I’ve got very bad news — you’ve got cancer and Alzheimer’s».
Patient: «Well, at least I don’t have cancer».
1.1 Look at the picture. Where are Karl and Emily? What are they doing? Listen to the conversation and check your ideas.
Karl and Emily
1.2 Answer the questions.
1. How does Karl feel?
2. Is Karl happy about his New York life?
3. Where did he live before coming to New York?
4. Why can’t he stop eating?
5. Where can they eat healthier food?
6. How many miles are left to run?
1.1 Match the pictures with the phrases.
I have a cold – I am ill, I don’t feel well.
I am cold – I am freezing or feeling cold, but not ill.
1.2 Listen to the dialogue.
Pharmacist and Karl
1.3 Choose and mark the correct answer.
1.4 Listen to the dialogue and mark the sentences as true or false. Explain why false sentences are false.
Karl and Emily
1.5 Listen to the dialogue again and write missing words.
If you talk about possession in the present you can use have got instead of have.
I’ve got a car or I have a car.
We use have got
— to describe people (He’s got blue eyes);
— to talk about family (I’ve got two grandsons);
— to talk about illnesses (He’s got flu).
1.1 Use have got where it’s necessary.
1.2 Make positive or negative sentences and questions for the pictures below. Use have got where it’s possible.
2.1 Learn new words from the flashcards. Turn to see the translation.
2.2 Read the symptoms and complete the diagnosis with an illness.
1.1 Listen «English Conversation: Picking Up a Prescription». Then answer the questions according to this dialogue.
prescription [prɪˈskrɪpʃ(ə)n] — рецепт, рецептура; назначение врача
picking up — забирая (pick up — забирать)
reimbursement [riːɪmˈbɜːsmənt] — возмещение, компенсация, погашение
pill [pɪl] — таблетка
tough [tʌf] — трудный, строгий
harsh [hɑːʃ] — раздражающий
1.2 Role-play the previous conversation with your classmate/teacher.
2.1 Answer the questions and express own point of view.
1. In what ways do you try to stay healthy?
2. Describe a time when you were ill. You should say:
— when it was;
— what your symptoms were;
— how long the illness lasted;
— how it affected your life at the time.
3. Do you always call a doctor? Do you follow his/her prescriptions?
1.1 Fill the gaps in the sentences with the words from the box.
to make / to drive / to rain / to get / to find / to turn
1.2 Choose and mark the right form of the verb.
1.3 Choose must or have to.
1.4 Complete the sentences with the right form of have got.
- 1. GE|Adults|Pre-Intermediate|1. Where are you from?
- 2. GE|Adults|Pre-Intermediate|2. Describing people
- 3. GE|Adults| Pre-Intermediate|3. Things you wear. Prepositions of place. Clothes
- 4. GE|Adults|Pre-Intermediate|4. How did you spend your holidays?
- 5. GE|Adults|Pre-Intermediate|5. Historical events
- 6. GE|Adults|Pre-Intermediate|6. How to tell a good story?
- 7. GE|Adults|Pre-Intermediate|7. What are you going to do?
- 8. GE|Adults|Pre-Intermediate|8. Old friends
- 9. GE|Adults|Pre-Intermediate|9. Can you explain it in English? Words-helpers
- 10. GE|Adults|Pre-Intermediate|10. Annoying habits
- 11. GE|Adults|Pre-Intermediate|11. Going shopping
- 12. GE|Adults|Pre-Intermediate|12. Good weekend vs bad weekend. At the weekend
- 13. GE|Adults|Pre-Intermediate|13. Life in metropolises
- 14. GE|Adults|Pre-Intermediate|14. Describing a town (city)
- 15. GE|Adults|Pre-Intermediate|15. Are you a healthy person?
- 16. GE|Adults|Pre-Intermediate|16. Pessimist vs Optimist. Choose your side
- 17. GE|Adults|Pre-Intermediate|17. Speak low, if you speak 'Love'
- 18. GE|Adults|Pre-Intermediate|18. Every great dream begins with a dreamer
- 19. GE|Adults|Pre-Intermediate|19. I told her: my house is your house. So she sold it
- 20. GE|Adults|Pre-Intermediate|20. To do what you like is freedom...
- 21. GE|Adults|Pre-Intermediate|21. You don't have to be great to start...
- 22. GE|Adults|Pre-Intermediate|Practical English 1: Check into the hotel
- 23. GE|Adults|Pre-Intermediate|Practical English 2: Going to a restaurant
- 24. GE|Adults|Pre-Intermediate|Practical English 3: In the shopping centre
- 25. GE|Adults|Pre-Intermediate|Practical English 4: At the pharmacy
- 26. GE|Adults|Pre-Intermediate|Revise and Check 1-4
- 27. GE|Adults|Pre-Intermediate|Revise and Check 5-8
- 28. GE|Adults|Pre-Intermediate|Revise and Check 9-13