BackgroundMost teenagers are concerned with their health, which makes the topic easy to relate to. Besides, it’s good to talk about health with our students in any class, even in English.
Tell Me How You Feel – YouTubehttps://youtu.be/2_cu5Hk3xrAFriends share their feelings through this groovy music! A catchy song with funny acting with “Muppets”
ESL Song – “I Have a Headache” – YouTubehttps://youtu.be/QJHtpAriDp0A fun song to help your students learn and practice important phrases related illness and health.
Doctor’s Office | Modals | ESL Classics – songs for learning English – YouTubehttps://youtu.be/dOTeQU-6yA4A song to classical music
I’m Sick – YouTubehttps://youtu.be/iQLp-P5nA60I am an ESL/EFL teacher and try to find different, fun, and creative ways to teach English. The presenter may seem childish for some, but the vocabulary is good
VocabularyBody, Head, Arm, Leg, Internal Organs Picture dictionaries with audio and activitiesFeelings Picture dictionary with audio and activities
Health Problems worksheet – Free ESL printable worksheets made by teachershttps://en.islcollective.com/resources/printables/worksheets_doc_docx/health_problems/health-elementary-a1/18350Pictionary – ESL worksheets Downloadable handouts to study the words What’s wrong?
Parts of the body in English – YouTube (6:44) https://youtu.be/mc5Wq0offG0The names of parts of the body in English with the pronunciation of each one. Watch, listen and repeat
Talking about Illnesses: English Language – YouTube (5:13) https://youtu.be/A2WM6QCMpcwWatch, listen and repeat
health problem vocabulary – English vocabulary lessons – YouTube (1:54) https://youtu.be/WNJRl3BZ204Health problems, symptoms, vocabulary videos to learn English. Watch, listen and repeat.
First Aid Kit PowerPointhttp://busyteacher.org/21416-first-aid-kit-powerpoint.htmlThis PowerPoint deals with some vocabulary items that we can find in a first aid kit, such as ice pack, thermometer, bandages, etc.
Identifying Feelingshttp://www.web-esl.com/feelings/feelings.htmlBasic Vocabulary for feelings, illustrated with Emojis and audio
Taking Care of Yourselfhttp://www.web-esl.com/hygiene/snds.html
Basic Vocabulary for Everyday activities with audio.
ViewingInquiring About Health (6:59) Three dialogues, first without and then with subtitles. Some questions at the side
I’m sick! – YouTube (1:30) https://youtu.be/SoC8Xf6220sLearn English with EduEduOnline! A dialogue at the doctor’s.
English Made Easy: Intro Unit 12 Health Problems – YouTube (4:08/10:50) https://youtu.be/DdzlLuPYzxcIn this video you are going to learn about Health Problems and how to talk about them. After 4 min it turns into a grammar lesson
I have a cold (English Speaking) – YouTube (5:20) https://youtu.be/hPJFChDjGr0Let’s learn different types of illnesses! English Conversation Lesson about health problems
Four Rules for a Healthy Lifestyle, animated for Harvard Medical School – YouTube (2:28) https://youtu.be/jKikTtcqqzsAn animation to point out the rules for healthy living
A1.2. Learn English Conversation Unit 19 Why do you have a headache – YouTube (3:32) https://youtu.be/ASaiSXAzA58
The same dialogue twice, the second time with subtitles and pauses
A1.2. Feeling bad English House ESL Danny Saw – YouTube (3:06) https://youtu.be/rVOghXStVxASteve receives various home remedies for his cold from his coworkers.
Modal Verb ‘Should’, ‘Shouldn’t’ for Giving Advice on Health Problems, ESL Grammar Activityhttp://www.eslgamesplus.com/modal-verb-should-shouldnt-for-giving-advice-on-health-problems-esl-grammar-activity/Giving Advice on Health Problems, Simple to play either on IWB or 1:1
Easy Conversation: 1. A Stomachachehttp://www.eslfast.com/easydialogs/ec/health01.htmA: I have a stomachache. B: Is it something you ate? A: Maybe. I’m not sure. B: What did you have for breakfast? A: The usual, cereal with milk and a banana. B: Maybe the milk…
A1.2. What’s the Matter? Listen to the conversation and answer the questions
A Health Literacy Curriculum for ESOL learners (Beginner Level) | Queens Libraryhttp://www.queenslibrary.org/services/health-info/english-for-your-health/teacher-beginner-levelA Health Literacy Curriculum for ESOL learners (Beginner Level) Downloadable listening comprehension tasks with worksheets
The first few activities in each part can be shown on IWB, the rest 1:1.
SpeakingTalking about Feelings/Health Use the Phrases, read the instructions and let students make dialogues
ReadingClean Hands A short text with ‘3rd person singular’ sentences.
Body-parts-worksheethttp://www.eslflow.com/Body-parts-worksheet.htmlThis is an elementary English language exercise introducing body parts vocabulary. A downloadable worksheet, match the words with the pictures
Health Problems ESL Printable Worksheets and Exerciseshttp://www.englishwsheets.com/health.htmlFour downloadable worksheets with vocabulary activities
Health problems worksheet – Free ESL printable worksheets made by teachershttps://en.islcollective.com/resources/printables/worksheets_doc_docx/health_problems/health-elementary-a1/63706Label the pictures. – ESL worksheets Match the words with the pictures More Health Problems
A1.2. Health Problems-Quiz worksheet – Free ESL printable worksheets made by teachershttps://en.islcollective.com/resources/printables/worksheets_doc_docx/health_problems-quiz/health-preintermediate-a2/18763A quiz about health problems – ESL worksheets