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Vocabulary Practice

1. Explain the highlighted words in the passage.

2. Match the beginnings with the endings.

  1. It was Harvey who went on to solve

  1. was propelled through the body by pulsing action in the arteries.

  1. People who caught cowpox

  1. smallpox.

  1. He scratched the maids’ hand with

  1. of fever, and inflammation.

  1. None of them caught

  1. that had antibacterial properties.

  1. He dispelled the contemporary belief that the blood

  1. spread easily.

  1. Aspirin is effective in the treatment

  1. the riddle.

  1. Aspirin is used

  1. could not contract smallpox.

  1. It was as

  1. a scalpel, and infected some of his patients with cowpox.

  1. A connection between fungus and a substance

  1. to reduce the risk of strokes and heart attacks.

  1. Rising to 20% in town and cities where infection

  1. deadly as cancer or heart disease.

3. Match the English word combinations with their Ukrainian equivalents.

The circulation of the blood

Propel through the body

To solve the riddle

Spread easily

Contract infection

Consulted smb about smth

Diagnose smth

Scratch smth with smth

Influence

Trigger

Text Analysis

a. Answer the following questions on the first section (The Circulation of the Blood).

  1. What is “the riddle” referred to?

  2. What does the writer mean by the phrase “it was greeted with some scepticism”?

  3. Explain the phrase “place medicine on a new footing”.

b. Work in pairs. Find other interesting phrases in the remaining three texts and explain them.

4. Discussion

a. Can you think of any more medical discoveries that have changed the course of medical science?

b. Imagine that you are one of the scientists in the text. Write diary entries for the last few days leading up to your discovery.

Vocabulary and Speaking

Words to do with the body

1. Label the numbered parts of the body, using the words in the box. The numbers in black boxes are inside the body.

ankle

earlobe

jaw

neck

throat

armpit

eyebrow

knee

rib

thumb

bone

forehead

kidney

shin

toe

brain

groin

knuckle

shoulder

vein

calf

heart

lip

spine

waist

cheek

heel

liver

stomach

wrist

chest

hip

lung

temple

chin

intestines

muscle

thigh



What other body parts can you name?

2. Complete the sentences with a part of the body used as a verb in the correct form.

1. In the final seconds of the match, Martin ______________the ball into the back of the net.

2. After his father’s death, Tom had to _______________ the responsibility for the family business.

3. When a couple gets married, it’s usually the bride’s family who ___________ the bill.

4. The boys stood on one side of the room, ____________up the girls on the other side.

5. You’ve got to ___________ facts, Jack. You’re in debt, and you have no income.

6. Old ladies are the worst people in queues. They just ___________ everyone else out of the way.

7. I ran out of petrol, so I had to ___________a lift to the nearest petrol station.

8. Maria, could you help me by ___________out these books to the other students?

9. My friend Pat loves _________ around other people’s houses, looking in cupboards and reading their letters.

10. When a mugger tried to attack Jane, she _________ him in the groin and left him collapsed on the ground.

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