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7 health problems, symptoms and illnesses vocabulary exercises

1 Common health problems

This is an exercise for introducing and reviewing the language and vocabulary of common health problems and symptoms. First, the teachers dictates the health problems vocabulary on Page 2 of the PDF and tells the students to find the appropriate picture and to write the health problem on the picture. Dictate the words randomly. This is a fun way to start a class and introduce the topic of health and illness. Alternatively, if the students are quite weak, scramble the words on the whiteboard.

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Common health problems vocabulary

Common health problems (PDF)

2 Elementary health problems and illnesses vocabulary and speaking worksheet

This is an English language exercise introducing and practicing the language and vocabulary of health problems and illnesses. Students try to match the vocabulary with the appropriate pictures. This can be followed up by a speaking activity in which students create conversations similar to the one at the bottom of the page.

Health problems, symptoms and illnesses vocabulary and speaking activity

Health problems vocabulary and speaking worksheet (PDF)

3 Talking about common health problems

This is an elementary ESL exercise for practicing language useful for talking about health problems. Students try to complete the sentences with their own ideas.

Talking about common health problems speaking exercise

Talking about common health problems  worksheet (PDF)

4 Illness and symptoms vocabulary sorting worksheet

This is an English language exercise for exploring or reviewing illness and symptoms vocabulary. Students try to sort the vocabulary into the appropriate columns.

Illness symtom vocabulary sorting exercise

Illness/symptom vocabulary sorting (PDF)

5 Common verbs for health, illness and treatment worksheet (with  answers)

This is an elementary English language exercise exploring verbs commonly used in health and medical treatments. Students try to match the vocabulary with the appropriate pictures. Then they try to write short sentences using the verbs.

Common verbs for health, illness and treatment

Common verbs health, illness and medical treatments worksheet (PDF)

6 Elements of health services vocabulary worksheet (with answers)

This is an  English language exercise introducing vocabulary for health services. Students try to match the vocabulary with the appropriate pictures.

lements of health services:illnesses and treatments vocabulary and language exercise

Elements of health services vocabulary (PDF)

7 Everyday hospital/medical appointment conversations

 
This is an elementary ESL  exercise for practicing and reviewing  basic questions and answers necessary for discussing  health problems and talking about medical appointments. Students look at the pictures and fill in appropriate questions and answers.

Common health-appointments-conversation-worksheet

Common medical appointment conversations (PDF)

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