Per-level Intermediate: Elderly Care (Review)

PART A_1

In this lesson, you will be able to:
learn words when talking about elderly care
express your opinions about specific topics

PART B_1

Please read aloud the following sentences.

PART B_2

1. Her grandparents want to live in a retirement home.
2. Senior citizens are entitled to a 20% discount in medicines, travel fares, and leisure purposes.
3. My grandmother always needs my assistance in taking her medicines.
4. He told his grandfather that going to the doctor regularly should be a priority.
5. The elderly patient is now recovering from a disease.

PART B_3

Please read aloud the words and match them with their meanings.

PART B_4

1. assistance a. [noun] someone whose age is above 65
2. retirement b. [noun] an act of helping someone
3. patient c. [noun] an act of leaving a job due to old age
4. senior citizen d. [noun] something or someone is given importance
5. priority e. [noun] a person receiving medical treatment

PART B_5

Now, let us review your answers.
(Please review your student’s answers by sending the correct answers in complete sentences. After that, ask your student to read aloud his or her corrected answers.)
ANSWERS
1. b. [noun] an act of helping someone
2. c. [noun] an act of leaving a job due to old age
3. e. [noun] a person receiving medical treatment
4. a. [noun] someone whose age is above 65
5. d. [noun] something or someone is very important than the other

PART C_1

Please construct your own sentences using the following words.

PART C_2

1. retirement .
2. patient .
3. senior citizen .
4. priority .
5. assistance .

PART C_3

Now, let us review your answers.
(Please review your student’s answers by sending the correct answers in complete sentences. After that, ask your student to read aloud his or her corrected answers.)

PART D_1

Fill in the blanks. Choose the correct answers in the box below. Then, read aloud each sentence by changing the correct answer into its proper form if necessary.

PART D_2

patient assistance senior citizen
priority retirement medicine
1. The nurse checks the pregnant ____________ from time to time.
2. Her ____________ for the whole summer is to spend time with her grandparents.
3. The doctor needs the nurse’s ____________ inside the operating room.
4. In some cities in the Philippines, ____________ can watch movies in any cinemas for free.
5. He saves half of his salary for his ____________.

PART D_3

Now, let us review your answers.
(Please review your student’s answers by sending the correct answers in complete sentences. After that, ask your student to read aloud his or her corrected answers.)
ANSWERS
1. The nurse checks the pregnant patient from time to time.
2. Her priority for the whole summer is to spend time with her grandparents.
3. The doctor needs the nurse’s assistance inside the operating room.
4. In some cities in the Philippines, senior citizens can watch movies in any cinemas for free.
5. He saves half of his salary for his retirement.

PART E_1

Let’s talk. Please answer the questions by stating your opinions.

PART E_2

1. Some people say that it is better to let elderly family members stay in retirement homes rather than take care of them at home. What do you think about that?
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2. Retiring late is better than retiring early. Do you agree or disagree?
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PART F_1

Now, I will ask you the following questions. You may ask questions, too.

PART F_2

1. What is the retirement age in your country?
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2. How often do you spend time with your grandparents?
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3. What would you like to do once you retire?
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4. Where would you like to stay when you retire?
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5. Have you experienced taking care of an elderly person?
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6. What are some of the senior citizen’s benefits in your country?
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7. What is the best advice you have ever received from an elderly person?
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