#7. Sick at Home

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Published: 10.02.2017
Level 5   |   Time: 5:11
Accent: American
Source: The Big Bang Theory [S6 E10]

Amy is sick at home, so Sheldon has to take care of her.


    

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  • Silver Surfer [p] - a comic book character
  • clause [n] - part of a contract
  • intent [n] - purpose / reason
  • ill [adj] - sick
  • well-being [n] - happiness and health
  • Let's get this over with! [exp] - Let's
  • get over [phv] - recover from (something)
  • a tic tac [n] - a breath mint (candy)
  • bedside manner [n] - the way you treat a sick person (kind/cold/compassionate)
  • a rag [n] - a cloth
  • VapoRub [n] - the name of an ointment (medicine) that you rub on the skin to reduce a cough
  • tingling [n] - a sensation/feeling caused by VapoRub
  • count on [phv] - depend on
  • get you down for a nap [exp] - prepare someone to sleep
  • fired up [adj] - excited
  • I'm hanging in there. [exp] - I'm ok.
  • congestion [n] - too much mucus (snot) in the nose
  • draw a bath [exp] - prepare a bath
  • soothing [adj] - relaxing
  • nerve-racking [adj] - scary
  • thermometer [n] - a tool to measure temperature
  • expectorant [n] - a medicine used to treat a cough
  • lactate [v] - produce milk (from the body)
  • rubber cement [n] - a type of glue (that looks like nose snot when dry)
  • snot [n] - mucus that comes from the nose
  • a lunatic [n] - crazy person
  • Mama needs a bath! [exp] - I need a bath.

[n] - noun,  [p] - person,  [v] - verb, [phv] - phrasal verb,  [adj] - adjective,  [exp] - expression


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Amy Sheldon Bernadette
  • Sheldon and Amy have been dating a few years.
  • They have made a "Relationship Agreement" - a written contract describing the rules of their relationship.
  • Bernadette is their friend. She is doctor who develops new medicines and drugs.
  • Human body temperature is 98.6 degrees Fahrenheit (37 degrees Celsius).

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  1. Where are Amy and Sheldon supposed to go together?
    a wedding
    a funeral
    a birthday party

  2. Why can't they go?
    Amy is sick.
    Amy is too busy.
    Amy doesn't like Sheldon's friends.

  3. What does Sheldon want to wear?
    a necktie with an athlete
    a necktie with a comic book character
    a necktie with a horse

  4. What reasons does Sheldon give for coming back to take care of Amy?
    He signed a "relationship agreement".
    He is a doctor.
    He cares about her well-being.

  5. What is Amy's temperature?
    100.2 degrees Fahrenheit
    102 degrees Fahrenheit
    102.2 degrees Fahrenheit

  6. When does Sheldon take Amy's temperature?
    a half hour after he arrives
    an hour after he arrives
    a day after arrives

  7. What medicine does Sheldon give Amy?
    cough syrup
    antibiotics
    a tic tac

  8. What illness does Amy have?
    a stomach ache
    a cold
    the flu

  9. What other treatments does Sheldon still want to give to Amy?
    put a cold rag on her head
    make hot tea for her
    put VapoRub on her chest
    give her a back massage
    sing to her

  10. Which treatment is Amy most excited about?
    put a cold rag on her head
    make hot tea for her
    put VapoRub on her chest
    give her a back massage
    sing to her

  11. What does Sheldon read to Amy?
    a fairy tale
    a science textbook
    a comic book

  12. What is the side effect of the drug for congestion?
    burning tears
    uncontrollable lactating
    fresh breath

  13. What is the side effect of the expectorant?
    burning tears
    uncontrollable lactating
    fresh breath

  14. When did Amy get better?
    today
    yesterday
    two days ago

  15. Why doesn't Amy tell Sheldon that she feels better?
    She doesn't want to go to work.
    She is depressed.
    She likes Sheldon taking care of her.

  16. What is in Amy's nose?
    snot
    rubber cement (glue)
    candy

  17. Why did she put it in her nose?
    It is a medicine for a runny nose.
    It makes her seem more sick.
    It makes it easier for her to breathe.

  18. When does Amy plan to tell Sheldon that she is healthy again?
    right away
    never
    tomorrow


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