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Illness / injury

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skills:
health - physical
 
vocabulary:
health
 
skills:
healthcare
 
skills:
accidents and emergencies
 
 
 

The following ESL resources are available for Illness / injury:

 
 
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Ailments matching
Three-column, twelve-row matching: He sprained || his ankle || playing football etc.
 
 

 

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IIlnesses and injury - collocations and mime cards
Matching exercise - I've broken my | leg arm; I've got | toothache sunburn etc Twelve mime cards 'I was playing football and I twisted my ankle' etc
 
 

 

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Common ailments - collocations and remedies
Collocations: 12 + 12 cards plus an extra 9 cards for possible treatments for some of the ailments. Can be used for a variety of simple matching games.
 
 

 

 
 
 
Health problems quiz 1 (946)
Twelve-questions multiple-choice quiz
 
 

 

 
 

 

 
 
 
 

General English course books (adults)

Inside Out Student's Book Upper Intermediate book cover 

Inside Out Student's Book Upper Intermediate 

Vaughan Jones   Susan Kay   
 
Unit 4 Body  Page 34 
Listening (with script) : six health-related problems - hay fever, cold etc.
 
 
New Cutting Edge Pre-Intermediate students' book book cover 

New Cutting Edge Pre-Intermediate students' book 

Sarah Cunningham   Peter Moore   
 
Module 10 Take care  Pages 88 - 89
Health quiz - basic medical problems / first aid Collocations for doctor / patient situation Listening: Health helpline Speaking: Health helpline / patient role plays
 
 
New Inside Out Student's Book Upper Intermediate book cover 

New Inside Out Student's Book Upper Intermediate 

Susan Kay   Vaughan Jones   
 
Unit 4 Challenge  Page 44   Useful phrases and pronunciation
Six conversations about minor health problems (Revamp of previous edition unit 4, p34) Follow up pairwork activity: A explains problem; B responds un/ sympathetically and gives advice
 
 

Speaking / listening skills books

Real Listening & Speaking 3 book cover 

Real Listening & Speaking 3 

Miles Craven   
 
Unit 6 I've got a pain in my arm  Page 30 
brainstorming health problems
 
 

ESL lesson plans

Politics and the US Election

Complete lesson Vocabulary: politics, elections; skills: political issues.
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Gender discrimination at work

Complete lesson Vocabulary: work clothes; skills: gender discrimination; grammar: reported speech.
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Download Workplace gender discrimination (PDF)
 

English grammar notes

Comparison with as...as

Comprehensive grammar reference notes, illustrated.
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