1.1 Vocabulary

Are you ready to learn some new words about healthcare? Read and listen to these words and their meanings.

B

BC resident: a person who lives in BC

C

counsellor: a person who listens to people and gives them advice about their problems

D

dental: Relating to teeth

M

Medical Services Plan (MSP): Health insurance provided by the government of BC for its residents

P

physician: A medical doctor

prescription drug: Medicine that someone’s doctor officially tells them to use

S

specialist: A doctor who knows a lot about one topic

surgery: When the doctor cuts into someone’s body to fix or remove the damaged part

X

X-ray: a picture of a part of the body made using X-rays


Now click on the “Vocabulary Activity [1] ” to practice the new words in context

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