Check out this Live English Class on Health. Select an option below to start speaking about Health with a Native English teacher. We also have FREE English Vocabulary Classes for students to get started. Click here to try a FREE Vocabulary Class
In this Live English Class we will practice:
– Speaking about health
– Expressing opinions on why looking after yourself is important
– Looking at why some people live unhealthy lifestyles
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The article for this class discusses the benefits of eating 10 portions of fruit and vegetables per day:
“Eating loads of fruit and vegetables – 10 portions a day – may give us longer lives, say researchers. The study, by Imperial College London, calculated such eating habits could prevent 7.8 million premature deaths each year. The team also identified specific fruit and veg that reduced the risk of cancer and heart disease.”
In discussing the article and during the class you will learn lots of great vocabulary. Click here for the FREE Vocabulary Class
These words include:
Ache – A continuous pain in a body part.
Disease – A serious illness or condition.
Flu – Short for influenza.
Ailment – An illness that isn’t serious.
Contagious – Easy to spread or give to another person.
Dizzy – A feeling of being unbalanced or uneasy.
Epidemic – A situation when disease spreads rapidly.
To diagnose – To identify a health problem.
Deterioration – A situation where things get worse.
Aerobic – Related to oxygen.
Impaired – Damaged or limited.
Chronic – A condition that continues for a long time.
Disorder – When something is confused or illogical.
Obesity – A condition of being clinically overweight.
Addiction – An obsession with something.
Vaccine – A substance used to prevent disease.
Vitamins – Substances that stimulate growth and development.
Illness – A disease or period of sickness.
Medicine – A substance used to prevent or cure disease.
Prescription – An instruction for a patient to receive medicine.
Operation – A procedure to fix a part of the body.
Diet – The combination of food that someone eats.
To be fit as a fiddle – To be in a good state of health.
A clean bill of health – To have few or no health problems.
To feel poorly – To feel a bit sick or ill.
To catch a cold – To contract a small infection.
Dehydration – The loss of water from the body.
Hormone – A substance that controls or stimulates the body.
To immunise – To give a vaccine against a disease.