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Health English - About A Sick Student - Enquiring About A Sick Person In English

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A Sick Friend.

Is someone missing from your class from a very long time? He may be sick. Maybe you should call him up or his home, and find out how he’s doing. Do you know the English words you will use?

Here are some phrases and words you can use to ask about your friend. Learn the phrases by repeating them. Hit the pause video anytime you want and repeat the sentence, and make sure you learn the vocabulary at the end of the lesson.

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Introduction

Welcome to twominenglish.com. Teaching you English through two-minute lessons.

In this lesson you will learn phrases that you can use to ask about your friend’s health.

Interaction

(Smile and wave hands to make this a lively interactive conversation)

Hello there, viewer! Great to see you again. Everyone falls sick sometimes. Wouldn’t it be nice if you called up your sick friend, and ask how he or she’s doing? You can also wish your friend good health and a quick recovery. Do you know how to do that? We’ll learn it in this lesson!

Listen to all the conversations, and check out the vocabulary section towards the end. You can also practice the sentences by pausing the video and repeating it.

Let’s get started now!!

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Calling a sick friend

(Please hold phones)

Alyssa : Hi Jeremy!

Jeremy : (Sounding tired). Hi Alyssa.

Alyssa : Are you feeling better now?

Jeremy : Just a bit. I am still feeling nauseous.

Alyssa : Did you take the medication?

Jeremy : Yeah, but its effects will take time to kick-in.

Alyssa : Oh… I better leave you to rest then. I’ll check back on you later.

Jeremy : Thanks Alyssa.

Broken leg

(Please hold phones)

Pete : Yo Scott!

Scott : Hey man! What’s up?

Pete : How’s your leg dude?

Scott : Broken. I got a cast.

Pete : Ouch! So how long are you gonna be out of action?

Scott : The doc said 3 weeks.

Pete : That sounds really ugly buddy.

Scott : Yeah man. I am gonna be bored to death.

Pete : Well okay... Just to let you know I’m gonna be at the beach this evening. Surfing!

Scott : (friendly) I hope you break a leg too you jerk!

Pete : It takes one to know another.

Scott : Alright mate, talk to ya later.

Telling the teacher

Teacher : Marvin, you are Jamie’s neighbour, right?

Marvin : Yes, ma’am. I live a block from her house.

Teacher : How is she feeling now? I hope she’s started recovering...

Marvin : Her parents took her to L.A for further treatment.

Teacher : Oh my goodness. Was it that bad?

Marvin : I don’t know. The panel of doctors here recommended it. They weren’t able to diagnose the disease.

Teacher : I hope it’s nothing bad. May God bless her and give her good health.

Asking another friend

Taylor : Hey Tiff! Wait up!

Tiffany : Hi Taylor! Tell me what’s up?

Taylor : Have you seen Ethan? I haven’t seen him for a while.

Tiffany : Ethan’s ill Taylor. He’s got pneumonia.

Taylor : Pneumonia? How did he get that?

Tiffany : He went out in the snow without warm clothes on a dare.

Taylor : What? I didn’t think Ethan was that stupid. How’s he now?

Tiffany : Better. I think he’ll be back by Monday.

Interaction Script

(Smile and wave hands to make this a lively interactive conversation)

Hello there, viewer! Great to see you again. Everyone falls sick sometimes. Wouldn’t it be nice if you called up your sick friend, and ask how he or she’s doing? You can also wish your friend good health and a quick recovery. Do you know how to do that? We’ll learn it in this lesson!

Listen to all the conversations, and check out the vocabulary section towards the end. You can also practice the sentences by pausing the video and repeating it.

Let’s get started now!!

Thank you for watching this lesson. We’ll be back with a new lesson tomorrow. Do come back and check it out.

Did you like the lesson? Don’t forget to click that like button (point down)... And don’t forget to subscribe (point right)

See ya around!


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