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Illness / injury

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skills:
health - physical
 
vocabulary:
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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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Common ailments - collocations and remedies
Collocations for common ailments (24 cards) - swollen ankle, blocked nose etc. Another 9 single cards for possible treatments of some of the ailments. (antibiotics, antiseptic cream etc. Answer sheet.
 
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IIlnesses and injury - collocations and mime cards
Twelve mime cards: 'I was playing football and I twisted my ankle' etc. Matching exercise - I've broken my | leg arm; I've got | toothache sunburn etc.
 
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Health problems quiz 1
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.
 
 
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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
 
 
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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

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Real Listening & Speaking 3

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

Grammar

Comparison with as...as...

Comparison with <i>as</i>...</i>as...</as>: picture
 
Detailed grammar reference notes on comparison with as....
Three pages, illustrated. Includes positive and negative forms, modifiers and common similes.
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Download Comparison with as...as - grammar notes (PDF)
 
 

ESL lesson plans

Reading and vocabulary: workplace discrimination

Reading and vocabulary: workplace discrimination: picture
 
Work clothing vocabulary.
News story in graded English about woman who was sent home for refusing to wear high-heeled shoes.
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Download Dress code (PDF)
 
 

ESL lesson plans

Reading and vocabulary: How Donald Trump got rich: a tale of three Trumps

Reading and vocabulary: How Donald Trump got rich: a tale of three Trumps: picture
 
Three articles in graded English with lead-in and comprehension tasks.
Jigsaw reading for groups of three.
Grammar follow-up on participle clauses (PDF advanced version)
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Download Intermediate (PDF)
 
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Download Advanced (PDF)