Английский язык. 11 класс
Урок 22. Illnesses
Of course it`s a chickenpox – «ветрянка»
This illness is not so serious. Usually after a slight temperature, a rash and a headache children make a full recovery.
Sometimes people have a hay fever (a kind of allergy), a cold, a stomach bug, a sore throat or a heart attack.
Every illness has certain symptoms.
vomiting hacking spots sneezing wheezing cough.
Many of them are contagious.
An ill person should visit a doctor to get the right prescriptions.
Ill people often need help. The following phrases can be used to offer help:
You look/sound awful.
Why don`t I…/Can I…?
Sorry you`re not well. Would you like me to…?
Shall I….for you?
For accepting help answer:
Yes, please. That`s very kind of you.
Would you? That would be great!
For refusing help say
Oh, no, thanks, I`ll be fine.
That`s really kind, but I think I can manage to do it myself.
Actually, I`ve already got…Thanks anyway!
Pay attention to idioms concerning illnesses:
Drop like flies – дохнуть как мухи,
Feel off colour – чувствовать себя нездоровым,
Be under the weather – чувствовать недомогание,
Be back on your feet – встать на ноги после болезни,
Feel run down – выглядеть измождённым.
Interactive image of a person
Remember body parts.
Look at the Illnesses and remember them.