Feeling Sick Lesson

  • Topic: Sickness & Health Problems Lesson
  • Communication Objectives: This lesson will teach students how to talk about health problems and feelings of sickness. They will learn to give advice and suggestions.
  • Language Objectives:  This lesson focuses on using the modal verb 'should' to give health related advice. It also teaches them how to talk about illness.
  • health sickness

  • Dialogue Story:  Dad has just left for work. After her leaves, Freddie comes down to the living room with a worried look on his face. It's Lisa! She is not feeling well. Mom rushes back into the room to find Lisa, lying in bed with a high fever. Mom takes her temperature and tries a natural method of bringing down the fever.
  • Sentence Structures:
    • What's the matter?
    • I feel hot, Mom.
    • You have a fever.
    • Let me take your temperature.
    • You should stay in bed.
    • You shouldn't watch TV.

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