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A man talking to a pharmacist.

Getting medicine Getting medicine

Written by Espen Stranger-Johannessen

Illustrated by Sara Rumen Krotev

Read by Pip Hardy

Language English

Level Level 2

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A man with a toothache holding his hand to the side of his face.

Tom has a toothache. His tooth hurts very much.

Tom has a toothache. His tooth hurts very much.


A man holding his hand to the side of his face and thinking about medicine.

He needs to see his dentist, but first he needs something for the pain.

He needs to see his dentist, but first he needs something for the pain.


A man driving to a pharmacy.

He drives to the nearest pharmacy.

He drives to the nearest pharmacy.


A man talking to a pharmacist.

“I have a toothache,” he says. “Do you have anything for that?”

“I have a toothache,” he says. “Do you have anything for that?”


A pharmacist offering painkillers.

“Yes, here are some painkillers. You don’t need a prescription for these.”

“Yes, here are some painkillers. You don’t need a prescription for these.”


A man asking for the price to a pharmacist who is handing him painkillers.

“Thank you. How much do they cost?”

“Thank you. How much do they cost?”


A pharmacist saying the price and recommending seeing a dentist.

“They cost nine euros. But you should see a dentist.”

“They cost nine euros. But you should see a dentist.”


A man thinking about phoning.

“Okay, I will call my dentist tomorrow morning.”

“Okay, I will call my dentist tomorrow morning.”


A pharmacist recommending a dentist.

“If you need stronger medicine, you will need to get a prescription from your dentist or doctor.”

“If you need stronger medicine, you will need to get a prescription from your dentist or doctor.”


A man waving as he leaves.

“Thank you! Goodbye.”

“Thank you! Goodbye.”


Written by: Espen Stranger-Johannessen
Illustrated by: Sara Rumen Krotev
Read by: Pip Hardy
Language: English
Level: Level 2
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