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Bad Health | Elementary Vocabulary

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Talking about Bad Health in English

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

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.

Practice Exercises for Bad Health Vocabulary

Exercise 1 – Memory game

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 in context

Exercise 3 – Listening exercise

Exercise 1

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


Exercise 2

Exercise 3

Vocabulary Quiz

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

TermDefinition
accidentan event that is not planned or intended
ambulancea vehicle used for taking hurt or sick people to the hospital
bloodthe red liquid that flows through the bodies of people and animal
cutto make a hole or wound in a person’s skin
dangerousinvolving possible injury, harm, or death
deadno longer alive or living
fallto come or go down suddenly from a standing position
hurtto be a source or cause of pain
medicinea substance that is used in treating disease or relieving pain, usually in the form of a pill or liquid
nursea person who is trained to care for sick or injured person
painthe physical feeling caused by diseases, injury, or something that hurts the body
resta period of time in which you relax, sleep or do nothing
stomach achepain in or near your stomach
temperaturea measurement that indicates how hot or cold something is
toothachepain in or near a tooth