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INTRODUCTION
Gina: Hi everyone, I’m Gina.
Hala: And I’m Hala!
Gina: And welcome to Culture Class: Essential Arabic Vocabulary, Lesson 19! In this lesson you'll learn 5 essential words related to Health and Emergencies. These are five Commonly used medicines and drugs in the Arab world. Hand picked. You can find a complete list of vocabulary at ArabicPod101.com
FIVE KEY VOCABULARY ITEMS
Gina: Hala, what’s our first word?
Hala: أسبرين
Gina: Aspirin
Hala: (slow) أسبرين (regular) أسبرين
Gina: Listeners, please repeat:
Hala: أسبرين
[pause - 5 sec.]
Gina: Aspirin can be bought at the pharmacy without a prescription. -
Gina: Now let's hear a sample sentence using this word.
Hala: (normal) كَلِمَةُ أسبيرين تُطلَقُ عَلى أَيِّ مُسَكِنٍ لِلآلامِ في مِصر لِأنَّهُ مَعروفٌ جِدّاً.
Gina: The word "Aspirin" can be used to refer to any analgesic in Egypt because it's very popular.
Hala: (slow) كَلِمَةُ أسبيرين تُطلَقُ عَلى أَيِّ مُسَكِنٍ لِلآلامِ في مِصر لِأنَّهُ مَعروفٌ جِدّاً.
Gina: Okay, what’s the next word?
Hala: بانادول
Gina: Panadol
Hala: (slow) بانادول (regular) بانادول
Gina: Listeners, please repeat:
Hala: بانادول
[pause - 5 sec.]
Gina: Panadol is the second most popular analgesic after Aspirin. -
Gina: Now let's hear a sample sentence using this word.
Hala: (normal) أَصبَحَ البانادول أَشهَرَ بِكَثِير هَذِهِ الأيّام.
Gina: Panadol has become very popular these days.
Hala: (slow) أَصبَحَ البانادول أَشهَرَ بِكَثِير هَذِهِ الأيّام.
Gina: Okay, what’s the next word?
Hala: باراسيتامول
Gina: Paracetamol
Hala: (slow) باراسيتامول (regular) باراسيتامول
Gina: Listeners, please repeat:
Hala: باراسيتامول
[pause - 5 sec.]
Gina: Paracetamol is commonly used for the relief of headaches and other minor aches and pains. -
Gina: Now let's hear a sample sentence using this word.
Hala: (normal) باراسيتامول هُوَ الإسم العِلمي للبانادول.
Gina: Paracetamol is the scientific name for Panadol.
Hala: (slow) باراسيتامول هُوَ الإسم العِلمي للبانادول.
Gina: Okay, what’s the next word?
Hala: انتينال
Gina: Antinal
Hala: (slow) انتينال (regular) انتينال
Gina: Listeners, please repeat:
Hala: انتينال
[pause - 5 sec.]
Gina: Antinal is used to treat colitis and diarrhea. -
Gina: Now let's hear a sample sentence using this word.
Hala: (normal) أنتينال دَوْاء يَجِبُ أَن تَحمِلَهُ مَعَكَ أثناءَ بَقاءِكَ في مِصر.
Gina: Antinal is a must-have during your stay in Egypt.
Hala: (slow) أنتينال دَوْاء يَجِبُ أَن تَحمِلَهُ مَعَكَ أثناءَ بَقاءِكَ في مِصر.
Gina: Okay, what’s the last word?
Hala: يَنسون
Gina: Anise
Hala: (slow) يَنسون (regular) يَنسون
Gina: Listeners, please repeat:
Hala: يَنسون
[pause - 5 sec.]
Gina: In the Middle East, anise and water are boiled together to make a special type of hot tea called yansoon. Singers usually drink yansoon before they perform because it helps clear the throat. -
Gina: Now let's hear a sample sentence using this word.
Hala: (normal) اليَنسون يُساعِدُ عَلى تَصفِيَةِ الحَلق.
Gina: Anise tea helps clear the throat.
Hala: (slow) اليَنسون يُساعِدُ عَلى تَصفِيَةِ الحَلق.
QUIZ
Gina: Okay listeners, are you ready to be quizzed on the words you just learned? Hala will give you the Arabic – please say the English meaning out loud! Are you ready?
Hala: أسبرين
[pause]Gina: Aspirin
Hala: بانادول
[pause]Gina: Panadol
Hala: باراسيتامول
[pause]Gina: Paracetamol
Hala: انتينال
[pause]Gina: Antinal
Hala: يَنسون
[pause]Gina: Anise

Outro

Gina: There you have it – five commonly used medicine and drugs in the Arab world! We have more vocab lists available at ArabicPod101.com, so be sure to check them out. Thanks everyone, see you next time!
Hala: Bye.

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