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Doctor's Orders

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ID: 2422 Elementary
Going to the doctor in China involves getting a prescription for medicine, just like in other countries. However, there are some orders that a Chinese doctor might give you that you're unlikely to hear elsewhere. Find out about them in this lesson.
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SIMPLIFIED PINYIN ENGLISH  
医生 yīshēng doctor
yào medicine
药片 yàopiàn pill, tablet
还有 háiyǒu also
医生,这药怎么吃?
yīshēng ,zhè yào zěnme chī ?
Doctor, how do I take this medicine?
饭前吃这种药片,一天两次,一次一片。
fàn qián chī zhè zhǒng yàopiàn ,yī tiān liǎng cì ,yī cì yī piàn 。
Take this medicine before meals twice a day, one tablet each time.
好的。
hǎode 。
Okay.
还有不能喝酒、吸烟。也不能吃太冷的东西。
háiyǒu bù néng hē jiǔ 、xīyān 。yě bù néng chī tài lěng de dōngxi 。
Also you can't drink alcohol or smoke. And you can't eat foods that are very cold.
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