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Wouldn’t it be awful to get sick in a foreign country and not be able to communicate with the doctor or hospital staff? Learning English will not help your learners in every country but it will give them another skill that could come in very handy in this type of scenario. Teachers have submitted 199 worksheets on this topic and more are added on a regular basis. This one-page medicine worksheet includes some common vocabulary learners can use at the doctor’s office as well as several useful practice exercises. The comprehensive teacher’s notes are included and make using this activity in your ESL classroom simple. If the target structures in the textbook you are using are different from the ones included on this sheet, simply use this as inspiration for your own worksheet and then upload it for other busy teachers.
Medicine and health is a great ESL topic that will come up several times. Beginners will usually learn body parts very early on while intermediate students may talk about medicine and doctors when practicing giving advice. Advanced learners could benefit from talking about the health care system in their country. This is also a very practical topic as students will be much better off if they can explain their symptoms when they get sick while traveling. Completing a role play exercise will give them the practice they need to do this effectively.

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Should and Shouldn't Exercises

Should and Shouldn't Exercises

S.I.
, Medicine and Health
This is a simple worksheet which practices the use of 'should' and 'shouldn't'. The first activity is a gap fill and the second activity asks students to write sentences according to the situation ...
1 Views 6,661 BegElem
Volcano Game, Backpack 4

Volcano Game, Backpack 4

This ppt includes a game and it is based on Backpack 4, units 4, 5 and 6. It contains the following topics: extinct/ endangered animals, life in the past, and health and illnesses. Divide your cla ...
7 Views 6,160 ElemPre-Int
At the Veterinarian's Office

At the Veterinarian's Office

Tatiana
, , , Medicine and Health
This text is taken from http://www.petmd.com/, this page contains thousands of articles that are useful for pet owners and as I believe, veterinary technicians that learn English as a second l ...
2 Views 4,045 IntAdv
First Aid Kit for Outdoor Use: Guidelines You Should Follow

First Aid Kit for Outdoor Use: Guidelines You Should Follow

Billie Marie
» Medicine and Health
Importance of first aid kit such as forceps, thermometer, instant ice-pack, basic splint, and sling, ointments that offer relief from skin irritation, butterfly bandages etc. In this article, we w ...
1 Views 5,406 Elem
Second Conditional Sentences- Medical Dilemmas

Second Conditional Sentences- Medical Dilemmas

Khatuna Tavartkiladze
, Medicine and Health
It's a speaking activity for medical English students. Students work in groups of 4 and discuss the dilemmas using the second conditional structure. In my experience students enjoy solving dilemm ...
1 Views 8,507 Pre-IntIntAdv
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Bingo - Health

Bingo - Health

» Medicine and Health
Print out different bingo cards for each child plus a call sheet. Cut out the call sheet and put the squares into a hat or bowl. Hand out one bingo card to each child (each card should be differen ...
3 Views 11,420 BegElem
Pains and Aches

Pains and Aches

» Medicine and Health
This worksheet helps students to identify different kinds of aches and what they should do in different situations. It's appropriate for elementary students.
10 Views 15,180 Elem
Hospital Procedures Vocabulary

Hospital Procedures Vocabulary

William Work
» Medicine and Health
This is a PPT presentation that contains unique vocabulary for the medical setting with images to help reinforce learning. This was made by a physician, therefore, terminology is accurate. Can be ...
5 Views 7,141 Pre-IntIntAdv
A Visit to the Doctor (Short Class)

A Visit to the Doctor (Short Class)

, Medicine and Health
This is a dialogue presentation that focuses on fun and versatile expressions and language that students can use both at the doctor and in life. Role plays based on the dialogues can be silly and ...
2 Views 13,955 ElemPre-Int
Movie Worksheet: What Is a Calorie (TED Video)

Movie Worksheet: What Is a Calorie (TED Video)

Viviane Moraes
, Medicine and Health,
Based on the TedEd video "What is a calorie", this worksheet is great for CLIL teens who are taking science in English, as well as adults. The animation helps understanding, and the questions help ...
3 Views 10,580 IntAdv
Health Bingo

Health Bingo

» Medicine and Health
Bingo: a fun game to review some phrases and vocabulary items about health. The teacher has to read out the words by randomly selecting them from a bag and the students have to cross them out. Thi ...
10 Views 11,547 ElemPre-Int
Health, Speaking

Health, Speaking

Medicine and Health,
This worksheet includes different questions about health. It is appropriate for speaking classes. Hope it helps.
5 Views 18,846 ElemPre-Int
Movie Worksheet: Grandpa - Coca Cola Ad

Movie Worksheet: Grandpa - Coca Cola Ad

Brenda
This worksheet is meant to be used with teenagers or young adults. The ad focuses on the different lifestyles of our grandparents. I took advantage of the topic to practice the structucture "used ...
17 Views 18,681 ElemPre-Int
Talk about Illnesses

Talk about Illnesses

, Medicine and Health
This worksheet is about illnesses. It contains two activities. First, the students are asked to complete the sentences using common problems, such as sore throat, backache, stomachache, etc. Secon ...
9 Views 28,973 Elem
Writing an Email about Healthy Lifestyle

Writing an Email about Healthy Lifestyle

BusyTeacher Contributor
, Medicine and Health,
This worksheet has information adapted from http://www.choosemyplate.gov/. It requires students to fill up the parts of the food pyramid and extract information from the pictures to write a 50 wor ...
3 Views 15,269 Int
How to Talk about Illness

How to Talk about Illness

» Medicine and Health
This is a two-page worksheet for practicing how to talk about illness and ask for help at the chemist's. It is designed for both elementary and pre-intermediate language learners, particularly adu ...
7 Views 13,040 ElemPre-Int
Taboo Game, Health

Taboo Game, Health

» Medicine and Health
Taboo is an interesting game. This worksheet contains some cards. Cut the cards and put your students into small groups. Each group challenge the other group by describing the given word, but they ...
12 Views 16,841 ElemPre-IntIntAdv
Speaking Card, Health

Speaking Card, Health

Medicine and Health,
This worksheet contains some questions about health. You can divide your students into small groups and ask them to talk about the questions. It is designed for both elementary and pre-intermediat ...
6 Views 18,897 BegElem
Phobias

Phobias

» Medicine and Health
I created this worksheet to make a lesson on health more fun. My teenage students liked this PowerPoint presentation. They were surprised to find out how many weird fears exist. This PPP encourage ...
5 Views 7,706 IntAdv
Barefoot Running - Listening

Barefoot Running - Listening

, Medicine and Health
The listening task is the matter of curiosity:) It concerns the phenomenon of barefoot running. A Harvard professor gives some interesting and useful information on barefoot running. You can use ...
6 Views 6,566 IntAdvExam
Injuries and Fractures

Injuries and Fractures

» Medicine and Health
This is a power point presentation, suitable for intermediate/upper-intermediate students. It includes reading, speaking and fill-in-the gap tasks to revise or learn new words related to the topic ...
7 Views 8,311 IntAdv
First Aid Kit PowerPoint

First Aid Kit PowerPoint

, Medicine and Health
This PowerPoint deals with some vocabulary items that we can find in a first aid kit, such as ice pack, thermometer, bandages, etc. It follows with some questions about when we should use these it ...
8 Views 9,194 Elem
Song Worksheet: Do They Know It's Christmas? Again??

Song Worksheet: Do They Know It's Christmas? Again??

This is a discussion lesson about the recent release of Feed the World - Do they know it's Christmas. Now, 30 years later, is it still OK to paint this picture of Africa? The videos are all availa ...
5 Views 10,569 IntAdv
In Shape

In Shape

» Medicine and Health
This power-point presentation presents healthy habits and feeling good, what helps to get in shape (get enough exercise, get enough sleep) and what makes you out of shape (watch too much TV, eat j ...
6 Views 5,555 Elem
The Ebola Outbreak

The Ebola Outbreak

Medicine and Health,
I picked up news from a major Uk newspaper abou the Ebola crisis and made it into a reading comprehension worksheet with a focus on vocabulary and reference exercises. The worksheet has 2 charts ...
7 Views 10,566 IntAdv

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