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Living in English


Teens & Adults

This unit covers a variety of health topics including parts of the body, types of doctors, and medical conditions. Students describe illness symptoms and practice reading medicine labels.

Note: Check out our Health Matters and Discussion Starters section. You'll find many related lessons to use with this Living in English course. You could also type "Health" into our Search.

  • GP
  • treat
  • refer
  • pediatrician
  • obstetrician
  • psychiatrist
  • symptoms
  • receptionist
  • ambulance
  • optometrist
  • cardiologist
  • dermatologist
  • surgeon
  • describe
PDF Content
  • discussion questions
  • vocabulary review tasks
  • reading practice
  • pair work
  • group activity
Task Content
  • Warm-Up(Reference)
  • Remedies & Treatments(Open-Ended Questions)
  • Odd One Out(Open-Ended Questions)
  • Read & Listen A(Reference)
  • Comprehension(Open-Ended Questions)
  • Vocabulary Practice A(Matching)
  • Vocabulary Practice B(Matching)
  • Match the Sentences A(Matching)
  • Match the Sentences B(Matching)
  • Choose the Correct Word(Type in the Blanks)
  • Read & Listen B(Reference)
  • Things to Remember(Reference)
  • Complete the Sentences(Type in the Blanks)
  • Medicine Label 1(Reference)
  • Comprehension (Medicine Label 1)(Open-Ended Questions)
  • Medicine Label 2(Reference)
  • Comprehension (Medicine Label 2)(Open-Ended Questions)
  • Matching A(Matching)
  • Matching B(Matching)
  • Sicknesses & Injuries(Type in the Blanks)
  • Review A(Matching)
  • Review B(Matching)
  • Assessment (Open-Ended Questions)