This lesson is about reading and understanding medicine labels. It should follow on from previous lessons on the topic of health e.g. looking at symptoms and going to the doctors. It provides learners with essential vocabulary to how to take medicines and also gives reading practice.
This lesson develops learners’ ability to read and understand a letter about going into hospital for an operation. They will learn important new vocabulary related to hospitals, then use a range of reading strategies to elicit the main points and then specific information from the letter.
When you buy medicine or any other things for your first aid kit it is very important to read the labels on the packets or bottles. On the labels you will find important instructions about the medicines. This activity will help you to understand the labels.