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3.2 Body and Health | Vocabulary, Elementary English

body and health english vocabulary

In this topic, you will learn vocabulary of body and health.

This topic is about describing body and health vocabulary. Body parts are nouns while words to describe your health are adjectives. For example: He is very fit. You will also learn more words to describe the body.

Learn 15 words to describe your body and health

Use these flashcards to learn the meaning of the terms for this unit. You can also practice the pronunciation by listening to the audio on each card.

Now, practice using the vocabulary in the activities below.

Exercise 1 – Play this game to practice the vocabulary about body and health

Match the words to the pictures. Sound on (????) if you want to hear the pronunciation of the vocabulary terms.

Exercise 2 – Practice using the vocabulary about body and health

Exercise 3 – Match the word to the image for vocabulary about body and health


Let us review the vocabulary terms to describe body and health.

TermDefinition
appointmentan agreement to meet with someone at a particular time
backthe rear part of the body
brainthe organ of the body in the head that controls functions, movements, sensations, and thoughts
cleanfree from dirt, marks, etc
colda common illness that affects the nose, throat, and eyes and that usually causes coughing, sneezing, etc.
dentista person whose job is to care for people’s teeth
exercisephysical activity that is done in order to become stronger and healthier
fitphysically healthy and strong
healththe condition of being well or free from disease
heartthe organ in your chest that pumps blood
neckthe part of the body between the head and the shoulders
pharmacista person whose job is to prepare and sell the drugs and medicines that a doctor prescribes for patients
problemsomething that is a source of trouble, worry, etc.
sickaffected with a disease or illness
stomachthe organ in your body where food goes

Test your understanding about body and health vocabulary with the quiz below.