miércoles, 14 de diciembre de 2016

Talking point: Medication

This week's talking point is medication. Before getting together with the members of your conversation group, go over the questions below so that ideas come to mind more easily the day you get together with your friends and you can work out vocabulary problems beforehand.

What do you think the photo shows?
Do you think it shows a positive or a negative  view of health and medicine?
What kinds of things do you think pills might be good for?
What different kinds of medication can you buy in a chemist's without a prescription?
How are these conditions usually treated?
a broken bone - a rash - a sprain - a nasty cut - flu - an allergy

How often do you go to the doctor?
When did you last go? Why?
What was the treatment?
How often does the doctor prescribe medicines when you visit him/her?
How much money does your household spend on medicines every month?
Where do you keep them at home?
What medicines do you take with you when you travel?
Do you know anyone who is in the habit of taking too much medication?
Do you know anyone who refuses to take medicines and would rather have an alternative treatment?
Do you know any doctors who are reluctant to prescribe drugs?