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Feeling Unwell | Pre-intermediate Vocabulary

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Talking about Feeling Unwell in English

Everyone has those days when you wake up and feel bad. In this lesson, learn some of the vocabulary so you can express what is causing you to feel unwell.

Learn 13 words to describe feeling unwell

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 Vocabulary about Feeling Unwell

Exercise 1 – Complete the crossword with vocabulary terms

Exercise 2 – Practice using the vocabulary in context

Exercise 3 – Speaking activity

To do this activity, you must use the Google Chrome web browser. You also must give permission to use your microphone.


Exercise 1

Exercise 2

Exercise 3

Vocabulary Quiz

Let us review 13 vocabulary terms to describe feeling unwell

(be) good fornoun phrasenot causing harm, but affecting a person in a good way
bleedverbto lose or release blood because of a cut, injury, etc.
burnnounan injury caused by fire or the heat from the body of a person who has a fever.
catch (something)verbto contract a contagious disease, like the flu or a cold
emergencynounan unexpected and usually dangerous situation that calls for immediate action
feel betterverbto feel rested or restored after physical discomfort
feel sickverbto feel a sickness or disease or like you will vomit
flunouna common disease that is caused by a virus and that causes fever, weakness, body aches, and breathing problems
headachenounpain in the head
hitverbto affect (something or someone) in a harmful or damaging way
recoververbto become healthy after an illness or injury : to return to normal health
soreadjectivefeeling or affected by pain
uncomfortableadjectivefeeling physical discomfort