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Unit 2 Health Care

Unit 2 Health Care

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Unit 2: Health Care
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Healthy habits2.
 
Healthy diets3.
 
Unhealthy habits4.
 
Story: unhealthy American habits5.
 
Story comprehension questions6.
 
More vs. less/ too much vs. not enough7.
 
Symptoms and illness8.
 
Dialogue: an illness9.
 
Describing pain10.
 
Dialogue: illnesses and symptoms11.
 
Describing symptoms12.
 
Symptoms survey13.
 
Dialogue: calling in sick 14.
 
Prevention/ frequency15.
 
Story: Bao’s health16.
 
Story comprehension questions17.
 
Flu shots18.
 
Self care19.
 
Medicine20.
 
Taking medicine21.
 
Dosage/ how much vs. how many22.
 
Medicines and common illnesses23.
 
Side-effects24.
 
Story: Does Vang need to see the doctor?25.
 
Story comprehension questions26.
 
Vocabulary matching27.
 
Finding a clinic28.
 
Calling a clinic29.
 
A clinic phone message30.
 
Closed reading: a clinic phone message31.
 
Dialogue: changing your appointment32.
 
Dialogue comprehension questions33.
 
Patient rights34.
 
Patient responsibilities35.
 
Asking questions as a patient36.
 
Dialogue: a visit to the clinic37.
 
Dialogue comprehension questions38.
 
A medical exam39.
 
Questions at the exam40.
 
Questions about a prescription41.
 
When and what questions42.
 
Dialogue: dropping off a prescription
 
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Dialogue: picking up a prescription44.
 
Insurance and payment45.
 
Cultural comparisons46.
 
Could vs. should and health options47.
 
Clinics vs. hospitals48.
 
Types of health care49.
 
Health care vocabulary matching50.
 
Stress51.
 
Solutions to stressMaterials: medical waiver form, body parts flash cards, local health care directory or  pamphlets, sample prescriptions and over the counter medications, appointment cards,Additional Activities:Find affordable health care resources (phonebook)Guest speaker from a health care clinicJournal of healthy habitsCultural sharing of health care methods and strategies
 
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Lesson Topic: Healthy HabitsObjectives: Identify and describe different types of healthy habits.ESL Level: High beginningGrammar: forms questions using “does.”Vocabulary:Healthy habits exercise diet enjoyTeacher notes:
 
Warm-up: Pass out the worksheet. Point to each picture and say the vocabularyword. Discuss what types of housing each student lives in.
 
Read the paragraph out loud to your class. Then read each sentence one by one.Have students circle new vocabulary, elicit simple definitions from students and writeon the board or on an overhead for other students to copy. Review pronunciation of new vocabulary words. Read the paragraph a second time and then have two studentsread the paragraph for the class. Correct pronunciation errors which arise by repeatingthe correct pronunciation as a group after each reading.
 
Ask the class to read the paragraph together in pairs listening and helping eachother with pronunciation problems. They will naturally discuss meaning together as well.
 
Check for comprehension by asking the class to fill in the correct vocabulary words.
 
Ask your class to write two sentences about housing.Examples: I live in an apartment. My cousin lives in a house. I want to buy a house,too.Extension activities:Compare types of housing in between the U.S. and other countries.Find pictures of different types of housing and ask the students to identify each picturecorrectly.Match the type of housing with the correct number of persons living in the unit.Useful resources: Pictures from newspapers and magazines, a copy of a rental magazine

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