Our daughter got sick in France twice on our recent trip. This gave me a most interesting insight of issues I had never really thought of before – but being a parent makes you see new perspectives! Listen if you want to find out what we did with our box of suppositories and how we dealt with her being really sick when all doctor offices and pharmacies were closed!
Vocabulary and Spelling of the French Words mentioned in this episode
Tousser = to cough
Une consultation = (doctor) consultation, appointment
Une bronchite = bronchitis
Une trachéite = a tracheitis, a sore throat
Un suppositoire = suppository
La toux = cough, coughing
Le SAMU (service d’aide médicale d’urgence) = emergency service, paramedics, ambulance
Une pharmacie = pharmacy, chemist
La pharmacie de garde = late-night chemist, emergency chemist
LINKS and RESOURCES
- A Year in the Merde (Stephen Clarke) (affiliate link)
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