If you kick the bucket or feel that you’re at death’s door, you’re obviously feeling quite rotten, but how rotten do you actually feel? On the button below you’ll find some idioms related to health. Don’t forget to hit the like button or suscribe if you found the activity fun!
Have you ever been to a hospital reception, a bank or any public place where you were treated rudely or even roughly? What did you feel like?
In the last book I read – by the way it was Andrea Levy’s ‘Every Light in the House Burnin’- the narrator fantasizes on picking up a doctor by the throat because she had referred to her dying father as ‘Old man Jacobs’ and shown a great deal of aloofness. The novel, in fact, devotes some chapters to humorously criticizing the English healthcare system. Fortunately, the novel is set in London during the 60s and many things have improved since then.
As an activity that can raise some subject of debate in an English class or serve as a warm-up activity as well as serving the purpose for practising Your listening skills you can click on the video.
After you can also do some use of English practice with a text from Wikipedia on the same subject which has been adapted as an open cloze for missing prepositions, adverbs, relative pronouns/adverbs or articles.Click for listening
- Video from Youtube channel Beferninand
- Text for Open Cloze from Wikipedia
Here’s a video that aims to practise comparative/superlative forms and words related to the topic of the environment, crime and health.
If you enjoy it, a little feedback is more than welcome 🙂
The video is from RealLifeLore on Youtube