Words Ailment pill/tablet rash doctor bruise jetlag sore fever(ish) burn pain headache earache Stomach ache back pain allergic allergy swollen ointment/cream graze splinter
Phrases Bruise your arm Cut your finger Getheadache Havefever Seedoctor Takepill/tablet Get well/better Graze your leg
Beginner A: billy, you don’t look too well. Maybe you should takeday off school. B: but Mom! Today we’re playing football!love football! A: you’ve godfeverplaying football isn’tgood idea forboy withfever. What’s thatyour arm? B:don’t know. It was there whenwoke up this morning. A; it’s rash. I’d better take youseedoctor. How did you get that bruiseyour leg? B:bashedagainstchairmy room. A: doeshurt? B:little , but not much. A: here. Put this wet towelyour facekeep your temperature down. I’ll take youthe doctor’s after breakfast. B; if I’m better this afternoon, cangoschool? A; if you are better, butdoubt you will be.
Intermediate A; have you seen bill recently? B: yes. He’shospital withbad back. One morning, he just couldn’t get outbed. His wife called an ambulancethey took himhospital. He’s been there forfew days now. A; daisy’shospital too .she god food poisoning last week. She thinks she gotfrom some bad seafood. B: you havebe very careful with seafood. It tastes lovely, butoften causes upset stomachs. Have you heard anything from tom? A; he’s fine, but he hadfever last week. He probably just hadcold. B; he might be allergicpollen. My nieceallergicpollen. It seems like she hascold, butfact it’s her allergy. A:see. My niece just flew back from Australiavisit. She’s got jetlag now. she’s just resting today, but we’ll probably go out somewhere tomorrow. B; it’s nice that she’s back forwhile. Thinkingall these ailments,gotsplinterother day. It tooklong timemegetoutmy skin. Look. A; oh, your handstill sore. You should put some ointmentitstopswelling. B: that’sgood idea. You’ve gotnasty bruiseyour hand. A: yes,bangedagainstcooker yesterday. It really hurt, but it’s OK now.bruise will disappear soon.