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Text D. The working day of a first year student.


I want to become a doctor. I studyat the medical department. It is very interesting and rather difficult, but I shall do all my best to be a good student.

I live in the hostel. Our hostel is not far from the Theoretical Building of the Medical Faculty. I get up early in the morning at about 7 oclock a.m. I have enough time to do my morning exercises, to have a rubdown and have breakfast in the canteen. As for some of my friends, they live with their parents far from the Theoretical Building and they get up earlier. Some students go to the University on foot but others go there by bus or car.

Our classes usually beginat 8 oclock a.m. In addition to our classes we have a lecture or two every day. Every daywe spend 6-8 hoursin the University but Saturday. On Saturday we have only one lecture and English classes. We pay much attention to the English language because we shall read many medical articles not only in Russian but in English too. We study our special subjects theoretically from books and scientific articles and by the experiments in classes and laboratories. We dont want to have knowledge gaps in our subjects, so we try not to miss the lectures and classes. The attendance of classes and lectures is compulsory for all the students. It is useful to attend lectures because the professors always deliver them clearly and scientifically. Yesterday Professor Leykonen from Finland delivered the lecture about the new drugs. Our students asked him many questions.

Besides lectures and classes I have much interesting and necessary work to do. I dont like to waste the time. Often I do my home work in the reading hall of our library. From the library I come back to the hostel. In the evenings I read books, watch TV or meet with my friends.


Home work.

Ex. 40. Read and translate the word combinations:

To be very interesting and rather difficult, to do all my best, to live in the hostel, not to have enough time, to have a dinner in the canteen, as for my parents, to go to the hostel on foot,

to spend some hours in the reading hall, to pay much attention to special subjects, to miss the test, to attend lectures, to have much interesting and necessary work to do, to require deep knowledge, to meet with a boy friend ( girl friend).

Ex. 41. Put all the possible questions on the sentences given below:

1. The doctor described the symptoms of grippe.

2. The medical students read many scientific articles at home.

3. The patient will put the ointment () on the leg every day.


Ex. 42. Read text D and ask the questions about the underlined information.

Ex. 43. On the basis of text D tell about your working day.


Class work.

Ex. 44. Read and translate the nouns with the suffixes:

A. (t)ure: lecture, nature, mixture, picture, future, culture, structure, temperature, fracture;

B. (s)ure:measure, pleasure, pressure;


Ex. 45. Read and translate the words with the suffix y:

A. nouns:study, body, difficulty, remedy;

B. verbs:to apply, to study, to carry, to multiply;

C. adjectives:healthy, happy, ready, sunny, airy;


Ex. 46. Read and translate the word combinations:

A rather difficult test, rather than, to put the ointment on the wound regularly, to work every day but Sunday, to have a breakfast in the canteen, to miss the classes for a headache, to care deeply about other people, to care for medicine, compulsory duties, to dig into the subject, to enjoy the rest, to waste money, to do all my best.

Ex. 47. Test yourself. Are you the right kind of person for a medical career?

Answer the questions:

  • Do I care deeply about other people, their problems, and their pain?
  • Do I enjoy helping people with my skills and knowledge?
  • Do I enjoy learning, gaining new understanding?
  • Do I often dig deeper into a subject than my teacher requires?
  • Do I understand the value of medical education?
  • Am I interested in how the human body functions?
  • Am I intrigued by the ways medicine can be used to improve life?
  • Am I interested in how medicines work?

If you answered "Yes" to most of these questions, you have chances to be the right kind of personality for a medical career.

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