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INTRODUCTION
Gina: Hi everyone, I'm Gina.
Lucia: And I'm Lucia!
Gina: And welcome to Culture Class Essential Spanish Vocabulary, Lesson 17! In this lesson you'll learn five essential words related to health and emergencies. These are five commonly used medicines and drugs in Peru, hand picked. You can find a complete list of vocabulary at SpanishPod101.com.
FIVE KEY VOCABULARY ITEMS
Gina: Lucia, what’s our first word?
Lucia: Panadol
Gina: “Panadol, a medicine used to treat fever”
Lucia: [slow] Panadol [regular] Panadol
Gina: Listeners, please repeat.
Lucia: Panadol
[pause - 5 sec.]
Gina:
Panadol is the most common medicine used for fever.
Gina: Now let's hear an example sentence using this word.
Lucia: [normal] Panadol también tiene una versión con el mismo nombre para curar el malestar de la gripe.
Gina: “Panadol also has another pill under the same name to cure discomforts of the flu.”
Lucia: [slow] Panadol también tiene una versión con el mismo nombre para curar el malestar de la gripe.
Gina: Okay, what’s the next word?
Lucia: Apronax
Gina: “Apronax, a medicine used to treat pain”
Lucia: [slow] Apronax [regular] Apronax
Gina: Listeners, please repeat.
Lucia: Apronax
[pause - 5 sec.]
Gina:
Apronax is the most common medicine for treating muscular pain and inflammation.
Gina: Now let's hear an example sentence using this word.
Lucia: [normal] Algunas personas usan Apronax para el dolor de garganta.
Gina: “Some people use Apronax for a sore throat.”
Lucia: [slow] Algunas personas usan Apronax para el dolor de garganta.
Gina: Okay, what’s the next word?
Lucia: Aspirina
Gina: “Aspirin”
Lucia: [slow] Aspirina [regular] Aspirina
Gina: Listeners, please repeat.
Lucia: Aspirina
[pause - 5 sec.]
Gina:
Aspirin is the most common medicine for headaches.
Gina: Now let's hear an example sentence using this word.
Lucia: [normal] La Aspirina también es usada por personas con problemas cardiovasculares.
Gina: “Aspirin is also used by people with cardiovascular problems.”
Lucia: [slow] La Aspirina también es usada por personas con problemas cardiovasculares.
Gina: Okay, what’s the next word?
Lucia: Diazepam
Gina: “Diazepam, a medicine used to treat anxiety”
Lucia: [slow] Diazepam [regular] Diazepam
Gina: Listeners, please repeat.
Lucia: Diazepam
[pause - 5 sec.]
Gina:
Diazepam is the most common medicine used to treat anxiety, panic attacks, insomnia, and more.
Gina: Now let's hear an example sentence using this word.
Lucia: [normal] El diazepam es vendido sólo con receta médica.
Gina: “Diazepam is sold only by prescription.”
Lucia: [slow] El diazepam es vendido sólo con receta médica.
Gina: Okay, what’s the last word?
Lucia: Ponstan
Gina: “Ponstan, a medicine used to treat menstrual pain”
Lucia: [slow] Ponstan [regular] Ponstan
Gina: Listeners, please repeat.
Lucia: Ponstan
[pause - 5 sec.]
Gina:
Ponstan is the most common medicine used to treat menstrual pain. It comes in a package of small yellow pills.
Gina: Now let's hear an example sentence using this word.
Lucia: [normal] Ponstan es la marca de medicina más usada por mujeres peruanas para calmar el dolor menstrual.
Gina: “Ponstan is the brand most used by Peruvian women to relieve menstrual pain.”
Lucia: [slow] Ponstan es la marca de medicina más usada por mujeres peruanas para calmar el dolor menstrual.
QUIZ
Gina: Okay listeners, are you ready to be quizzed on the words you just learned? Lucia will give you the Spanish, and then please say the English meaning out loud! Are you ready?
Lucia: Panadol
[pause]Gina: “Panadol, a medicine used to treat fever”
Lucia: Apronax
[pause]Gina: “Apronax, a medicine used to treat pain”
Lucia: Aspirina
[pause]Gina: “Aspirin”
Lucia: Diazepam
[pause]Gina: “Diazepam, a medicine used to treat anxiety”
Lucia: Ponstan
[pause]Gina: “Ponstan, a medicine used to treat menstrual pain”

Outro

Gina: There you have it; five commonly used medicines and drugs in Peru! We have more vocab lists available at SpanishPod101.com, so be sure to check them out. Thanks everyone, see you next time!
Lucia: Adiós

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Hello again! When you have fever, do you prefer to take medicines or do you use different methods?