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Body and Health

Body and Health

Look at the picture.

Read the questions.

Think about the topic.

Warm up

Do you know the parts of your body in English?

Do you know how to talk about health issues in English?

In this lesson, you will learn about words for body parts and phrases for talking about feelings and health.

See the activities below.


Say the following words out loud while looking at the pictures.  Your tutor will listen and correct your pronunciation.

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Body and Health

Read the text aloud to your tutor. Your tutor will listen and provide you with feedback.

Speaking Practice

Talking about Feelings and Health

Practice these phrases for talking about feelings and health.

How's the weather today?

It's really cold.

Let's stay inside.

How do you feel?

I'm fine.

That's good

how are you feeling?

Not too good.

Sorry to hear that.

Is everything okay?

I feel sick.

That's too bad.

What's wrong

I have a headache.

Here's some asprin.

What's the matter?

My leg hurts.

Let me help you.

Are you all right?

I cut my hand.

That looks serious.

What happened?

He broke his arm.

Call 911!

Talk with your tutor about this topic. Use the expressions and vocabulary you learned. Use the related resources below to learn more.

More Conversation Practice

1. Ask your partner how he/she feels. Respond appropriately.


1. A:  How are you feeling today?

B:  Not very good.

2. A:  I have a headache.

B:  That’s too bad.

3. A:  How do you feel today?

B:  Great. How about you?

A:  Pretty good.

2. Pretend you (or a friend) are hurt or injured.

Tell your classmates about it.


1. A: I hurt my elbow.

B:  Are you all right?

A:  I think so.

2. A:  Ouch! I cut my finger.

B:  Please be more careful.

3. A:  Ronnie fell down and broke his arm!

B:  Call an ambulance!

Additional Practice

Tell why particular body parts are important.

Tell how to take care of your hands, teeth, hair, etc.

Tell about an accident or a time when you hurt yourself.

Describe what happened to specific body parts.

For example, “Last year, I broke my leg…”

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