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INTRODUCTION
Brandon:Hi everyone, I’m Brandon.
Engla:And I’m Engla!
Brandon:And welcome to Culture Class - Essential Swedish Vocabulary, Lesson 18! In this lesson you'll learn 5 essential words related to Health and Emergencies. These are five commonly used Swedish medicines and drugs. Hand picked. You can find a complete list of vocabulary at SwedishPod101.com
FIVE KEY VOCABULARY ITEMS
Brandon:Engla, what’s our first word?
Engla:Ipren
Brandon:Ipren
Engla:(slow) Ipren (regular) Ipren
Brandon:Listeners, please repeat...
Engla:Ipren
[pause - 5 sec.]
Brandon:
It is common to take Ipren if you have a fever, muscle pain, back pain or headache. The mascot for Ipren, “the Ipren man” and jingle are very popular.
Brandon:Now let's hear a sample sentence using this word.
Engla:(normal) I reklamen för Ipren sades det att Ipren var en intelligent värktablett, men reklamen stoppades eftersom en värktablett inte kan vara intelligent.
Brandon:In the commercial for Ipren, it was said that Ipren was an intelligent pain killer, but the commercial was stopped because a pain killer cannot be intelligent.
Engla:(slow) I reklamen för Ipren sades det att Ipren var en intelligent värktablett, men reklamen stoppades eftersom en värktablett inte kan vara intelligent.
Brandon:Okay, what’s the next word?
Engla:Alvedon
Brandon:Alvedon
Engla:(slow) Alvedon (regular) Alvedon
Brandon:Listeners, please repeat...
Engla:Alvedon
[pause - 5 sec.]
Brandon:
Alvedon is the most popular medicine used for headaches and body pains. It has been used since 1958 and comes in different shapes.
Brandon:Now let's hear a sample sentence using this word.
Engla:(normal) I alvedon finns paracetamol.
Brandon:In Alvedon, there is paracetamol.
Engla:(slow) I alvedon finns paracetamol.
Brandon:Okay, what’s the next word?
Engla:Esberitox
Brandon:Esberitox
Engla:(slow) Esberitox (regular) Esberitox
Brandon:Listeners, please repeat...
Engla:Esberitox
[pause - 5 sec.]
Brandon:
Esberitox is used when you've caught a cold. It's most effective if you take it right when you start feeling any kinds of symptoms.
Brandon:Now let's hear a sample sentence using this word.
Engla:(normal) Esberitox kommer från Tyskland.
Brandon:Esberitox is from Germany.
Engla:(slow) Esberitox kommer från Tyskland.
Brandon:Okay, what’s the next word?
Engla:Samarin
Brandon:Samarin
Engla:(slow) Samarin (regular) Samarin
Brandon:Listeners, please repeat...
Engla:Samarin
[pause - 5 sec.]
Brandon:
Samarin is used for heartburn and is commonly used among overweight people and pregnant women.
Brandon:Now let's hear a sample sentence using this word.
Engla:(normal) En biverkning av samarin är att du kan bli dålig i magen.
Brandon:A side effect of Samarin is that you can get a stomachache.
Engla:(slow) En biverkning av samarin är att du kan bli dålig i magen.
Brandon:Okay, what’s the last word?
Engla:Treo
Brandon:Treo
Engla:(slow) Treo (regular) Treo
Brandon:Listeners, please repeat...
Engla:Treo
[pause - 5 sec.]
Brandon:
Treo relives minor pains such as headaches and body aches. It also reduces fever and is used as an anti-inflammatory medication.
Brandon:Now let's hear a sample sentence using this word.
Engla:(normal) Treo är en brustablett.
Brandon:Treo is an effervescent tablet.
Engla:(slow) Treo är en brustablett.
QUIZ
Brandon:Okay listeners, are you ready to be quizzed on the words you just learned? Engla will give you the Swedish – please repeat it out loud! Are you ready?
Engla:Ipren
[pause]Brandon:Ipren
Engla:Alvedon
[pause]Brandon:Alvedon
Engla:Esberitox
[pause]Brandon:Esberitox
Engla:Samarin
[pause]Brandon:Samarin
Engla:Treo
[pause]Brandon:Treo

Outro

Brandon:There you have it – five commonly used medicines and drugs in Sweden! We have more vocab lists available at SwedishPod101.com, so be sure to check them out. Thanks everyone, see you next time!
Engla:Hej då.

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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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Monday at 6:05 pm
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Hej Ruba!


Det brukar jag också göra! :innocent:


"varma drycker" låter bättre :thumbsup:


Ha en jättebra dag, och bli inte förkyld! :heart:


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Tuesday at 1:59 am
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Hej allihopa!


När jag är sjuk brukar jag ta värktabletter, vila lite och dricka värma drycker.


Ha det bra!

Ruba