How to test yourself for Coronavirus

How to test yourself for Coronavirus

Vocabulary Chunks related to COVID 19 to learn from video :

  • many people with covid19 have mild or even no symptoms
  • can spread the virus
  • with regular self-testing
  • we can slow the spread
  • help protect the most vulnerable in our families
  • please read the instructions in your kit
  • take the test
  • you’re going to swab your throat and your nose
  • if you’ve had a nosebleed
  • swab the other nostril or wait 24 hours
  • if you have a nose piercing
  • use the items in the test kit once only you cannot re-use them
  • take a throat swab
  • use hand sanitizer
  • a sealed wrapper
  • an extraction tube holder
  • an extraction tube
  • ensure you clean the surface
  • wash or sanitize your hands
  • being careful not to spill any of the fluid
  • pour in all the fluid
  • it is important that the fabric end of the swab does not touch your teeth, tongue or gums
  • you now need to swab the inside of your nostril
  • insert the same swab inside of your nostril
  • open the lid and place the fabric tip off the swab
  • place two drops of fluid on the specimen
  • read your results
  • you must wait 30 minutes to find out your proper result
  • If after 30 minutes you still only have one line next to “C” your result is negative
  • if you have two lines then your result is positive
  • if your result is positive you and your household must self-isolate
  • following government guidelines
  • then your test is invalid
  • follow the instructions carefully
  • a covid19 infection
  • you should seek medical advice
  • report a positive result
  • monitor the spread of the virus
  • place all the used test kit contents in the waste bag provided
  • place in your household waste
Can you speak about COVID-19 in English

Can you speak about COVID-19 in English

Understand and learn to speak about COVID-19 in English. In this important session where I’ll explain the most common vocabulary related to the coronavirus.

You’ll learn: nouns such as symptoms, outbreak, pandemic, transmission, and social distancing; verbs and expressions such as to ban gatherings, to protect the vulnerable, to restrict travel, and to flatten the curve; adjectives such as contagious, symptomatic, mandatory, and unprecedented. This lesson is for anyone who wants to follow the news and discuss this important topic more confidently in English.

Test your understanding by taking the quiz  HERE 

 

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