Sickness & Health Problems Lesson ESL Video

  • Topic: Sickness & Health Problems Lesson
  • Communication Objectives: Students will learn how to express problems with their health and that they feel sick. They will be able to give advice and suggestions.
  • Language Objectives:  In this lesson, the modal verb ‘should’ is used to give health advice, and to talk about illness.

health sickness

  • Dialogue Story:  Freddie comes down to the living room after Dad leaves for work and is worried. Lisa is not feeling well. When Mom checks on Lisa, Lisa is lying in bed with a high fever. Mom checks her temperature and tries to bring it down.
  • 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.