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Говорим о здоровье на уроках английского языка. Идеи для упражнений


Мы никогда не планируем заболеть, но иногда это случается. На этом уроке вы выучите слова и выражения, которые вам понадобятся, чтобы посетить врача, получить рецепт и купить необходимое вам лекарство. Если вы путешествуете в англоязычную страну, эти знания очень важны. Помните, что не все лекарства можно купить просто так в аптеке, довольно часто вам нужен будет предписание от врача. Позаботьтесь также о страховке. Но обо всем по порядку.


Тест на знание слов по теме: «Здоровье»


Перед тем, как приступить к основному материалу, вашему вниманию предлагаем пройти небольшой тест, благодаря которому вы узнаете насколько хорош ваш словарный запас по данной теме.


Choose the right word for the sentence.


1.Not being able to sleep at night is called ___.

  1. sneeze

  2. insomnia

  3. rash

  4. hay fever

2.Some people are ___ to dogs.

  1. allergic

  2. allergy

3.A doctor who operates on people is called a ___.

  1. optician

  2. cardiologist

  3. dentist

  4. surgeon

4.My nose has been ____.

  1. run

  2. running

5.I have a ___ throat.

  1. sore

  2. ache

6.I have a stomach ___.

  1. bad

  2. ache

  3. sore

7.I'm feeling a little under the ___.

  1. run down

  2. weather

8.Doctor: 'What are your ___ ?

  1. problem

  2. wrongs

  3. symptoms

10.Take this ___ to the pharmacy and get your medicine.

  1. chemist

  2. patient

  3. prescription


Answers: 1b, 2a, 3d, 4b, 5a, 6b, 7b, 8c, 9c



2. Match the word with the correct definition.

  1. Fever

  2. Colic

  3. Backache

  4. Earache

  5. Cold

  6. Headache

  7. Sore throat

  8. Stomachache

  9. Toothache

  10. Cough


  1. a respiratory disorder characterized by sneezing, sore throat, coughing, etc.

  2. an illness characterized by frequent coughing.

  3. scratchiness in the throat, painful and sensitive condition.

  4. a pain located in the head as over the eyes, at the temples or at the base of the skull.

  5. severe abdominal pain caused by spasm.

  6. a medical condition in which the body temperature is higher than usual and the heart beats very fast:

  7. pain in the ear.

  8. a pain or discomfort in the region of the back or spine.

  9. pain in or about a tooth.

  10. pain in the stomach or abdomen.


Answers: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10


Main part

You are going to watch video about “Health problems and treatments”.

Pre-watching task

Find Russian equivalents to these words.

pharmacy -

symptoms - the things that you feel when you don't feel well

runny nose

cough -

flu -

cold -

medicine -

prescription -

drowsy -

insurance plan -

pills -

side effects -

over the counter -

dosage -

Аптека, дозировка, побочный эффект, простуда, лекарство, таблетки, симптомы, отпускаемое без рецепта, грипп, кашель, насморк, план страхования, сонный.


Watch the video. While watching, do the following exercise. Choose the appropriate word for the sentence.


  1. What is the difference between a pharmacy and drug store?

  2. they are absolutely the same;

  3. they are absolutely different;

  4. at the pharmacy you can buy only drugs, at drug stores you can buy drugs as well as some other goods such as toothpaste.

2. You can find this advice while reading the instructions. Choose one odd sentence.

  1. Take it with food.

  2. Take it with water.

  3. Take it with alcohol.

3. What is the difference between ache and pain?

  1. they are absolutely the same;

  2. they are absolutely different;

  3. there is only one difference in spelling in combination with another word, e.g. headache (one word) and head pain (two words)

4. Put appropriate word in this sentence: “He (doctor) asked me what my ______ were”

  1. symptoms

  2. problems

  3. children

5. Put appropriate word in this sentence: “I told him I had a serious head____”

  1. ache

  2. pain

  3. teacher

6. Put appropriate words in this sentence: “He wrote me a _____ and sent me to the _____”

  1. pharmacy; prescription

  2. prescription; drug store

  3. insurance plan; symptoms

Answers: 1c, 2c, 3c, 4a, 5a, 6b


After-watch task. Choose the best variants for the following sentences.


Dr. Klein: What are your _____________?

James: I have been coughing and sneezing.

  1. perscriptions

  2. drowsy

  3. sphincters

  4. symptoms

The doctor gave me a ____________ for antibiotics.

  1. perscription

  2. prescription

  3. preschool

  4. preparation

  5. subscription

  6. YouTube subscription

If you need prescription medication, you can buy it at a _____________.

  1. farm

  2. insurance

  3. pharmacy

  4. pills

  5. crack house

If you have ___________, you might not have to pay for your medicine.

  1. side effects

  2. prescription