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1. Answer the following questions in full form and paying special attention to the use of prepositions:
- 1. Where can a mother go to visit her premature baby?
- 2. Where do ambulances take victims of road accidents?
- 3. Where can you go to donate blood?
- 4. Where do doctors check your eyes?
- 5. If a mother with a sick child comes to the hospital, where does she have to go?
- 6. Where do you ring to order a patient’s medications?
- 7. Where do patients usually go if they have a heart attack?
- 8. Where do you take an urgent specimen of urine for microscopic examination?
- 9. Where can a person find a dermatologist to look at his or her moles?
- 10. Where do patients fill their paperwork when coming to the hospital?
Brief note on the use of prepositions:
We use different expressions depending on the situation:
-We go to a ward or department
-We work in a ward, but at the hospital
-We take/send a patient to a department/theatre but he is in the ward, hospital or theatre.
2. Add the following wards or departments to the diagram below.
Medical Wards The Post-natal Ward and Neonatal Unit The Radiology Department
The Operating Theatres Central Sterilizing Department Intensive Care Unit
Now ask your partner a few questions about the location of the different departments and then do a role reversal.
a) people moving between rooms and departments
b) drugs being dispensed
c) someone undergoing an operation
d) drugs being dispensed
e) women having babies