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INTRODUCTION
Jonathan:Hi everyone, I’m Jonathan.
Svetlana:And I’m Svetlana!
Jonathan:And welcome to Culture Class: Essential Russian Vocabulary, Lesson 19! In this lesson you'll learn 5 essential words related to Health &Emergencies. These are five commonly used medicines and drugs in Russia. Hand picked. You can find a complete list of vocabulary at RussianPod101.com
FIVE KEY VOCABULARY ITEMS
Jonathan:Svetlana, what’s our first word?
Svetlana:Парацетамол
Jonathan:Paracetamol, or acetaminophen
Svetlana:(slow) Парацетамол (regular) Парацетамол
Jonathan:Listeners, please repeat:
Svetlana:Парацетамол
[pause - 5 sec.]
Jonathan:Paracetamol is the most popular pain-killer and fever reducer in Russia. -
Jonathan:Now, let's hear a sample sentence using this word.
Svetlana:(normal) Парацетамол входит в список важнейших лекарств России
Jonathan:Paracetamol is listed as the most important medicine in Russia.
Svetlana:(slow) Парацетамол входит в список важнейших лекарств России
Jonathan:Okay, what’s the next word?
Svetlana:Активированный уголь
Jonathan:Activated carbon
Svetlana:(slow) Активированный уголь (regular) Активированный уголь
Jonathan:Listeners, please repeat:
Svetlana:Активированный уголь
[pause - 5 sec.]
Jonathan:Activated carbon can be bought in every drug store.
Jonathan:Now, let's hear a sample sentence using this word.
Svetlana:(normal) Активированный уголь применяют при отравлении
Jonathan:Activated carbon is usually used in cases of food poisoning.
Svetlana:(slow) Активированный уголь применяют при отравлении
Jonathan:Okay, what’s the next word?
Svetlana:Аспирин
Jonathan:Aspirin
Svetlana:(slow) Аспирин (regular) Аспирин
Jonathan:Listeners, please repeat:
Svetlana:Аспирин
[pause - 5 sec.]
Jonathan:Aspirin is Russia’s most popular pharmaceutical product, so it is usually kept in every Russian home in case of flu, fever, or pain. -
Jonathan:Now, let's hear a sample sentence using this word.
Svetlana:(normal) Аспирин принимается как обезболивающий препарат
Jonathan:Aspirin is taken as a painkiller.
Svetlana:(slow) Аспирин принимается как обезболивающий препарат
Jonathan:Okay, what’s the next word?
Svetlana:Мазь Вишневского
Jonathan:Vishnevsky ointment
Svetlana:(slow) Мазь Вишневского (regular) Мазь Вишневского
Jonathan:Listeners, please repeat:
Svetlana:Мазь Вишневского
[pause - 5 sec.]
Jonathan:Vishnevsky ointment is a mix of birch tar and castor oil often applied as an antiseptic ointment. -
Jonathan:Now, let's hear a sample sentence using this word.
Svetlana:(normal) Мазь Вишневского появилась во время Второй Мировой Войны
Jonathan:Vishnevsky ointment was created during the Second World War.
Svetlana:(slow) Мазь Вишневского появилась во время Второй Мировой Войны
Jonathan:Okay, what’s the last word?
Svetlana:Гематоген
Jonathan:Hematogen
Svetlana:(slow) Гематоген (regular) Гематоген
Jonathan:Listeners, please repeat:
Svetlana:Гематоген
[pause - 5 sec.]
Jonathan:Hematogen is a Russian candy bar made of cow's blood and sugar and used to treat or prevent low blood levels of iron and vitamin B12.
Jonathan:Now, let's hear a sample sentence using this word.
Svetlana:(normal) Гематоген можно купить в любой аптеке
Jonathan:Hematogen can be bought in every drug store.
Svetlana:(slow) Гематоген можно купить в любой аптеке
QUIZ
Jonathan:Okay listeners, are you ready to be quizzed on the words you just learned? Svetlana will give you the Russian – please say the English meaning out loud! Are you ready?
Svetlana:Парацетамол
[pause]Jonathan:Paracetamol
Svetlana:Активированный уголь
[pause]Jonathan:Activated carbon
Svetlana:Аспирин
[pause]Jonathan:Aspirin
Svetlana:Мазь Вишневского
[pause]Jonathan:Vishnevsky ointment
Svetlana:Гематоген
[pause]Jonathan:Hematogen

Outro

Jonathan:There you have it – 5 commonly used medicines &drugs in Russia! We have a more complete list at RussianPod101.com Thanks everyone, See you next time!
Svetlana:пока пока

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Monday at 6:30 pm
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Hello again! When you have fever, do you prefer to take medicines or do you use different methods?

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Tuesday at 3:16 am
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Hello Fernando,


Sorry to hear about Активированный уголь 😅


And you are right, зелёнка is very famous!


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Fernando
Saturday at 12:41 am
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What about зелёнка ? This is the very famous one

Fernando
Saturday at 12:39 am
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Активированный уголь already saved my life 😭