Health

Lesson plans

Head bandage

Vocabulary: injuries (concussion, runner’s knee, pulled muscle)
Vocabulary: symptoms (dizziness, nausea, pass out)
Video: What it’s like to get a concussion?

5:01

Present moment mindful meditation

Vocabulary: ways to relax (cuddle, pamper yourself, take a stroll)
Synonyms: relax (unwind, chill out, recharge your batteries)
Video: Hack your brain’s default mode with meditation

3:43

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Woman with Good Posture Working on Laptop

Vocabulary: the human body (wrists, ankles, joints, hips) and posture (slouched, hunched, slumped)
Video: The benefits of good posture
Speaking: discussion questions; brainstorm solutions

4:26

a notepad with monkeypox writen on it, surrounded by pills and tablets

Vocabulary: symptoms (rash, swollen glands, fever)
Vocabulary: viruses (spread, outbreak, strain)
Video: What is monkeypox and how dangerous is it?

3:07

a wooden plate filled with nuts and berries with spices and superfood writeen on the side

Expressions: balanced diet, a pick-me-up, have a sweet tooth, staple food
Vocabulary: superfoods (kale, chia seeds, seaweed, açaí berries, goji berries)
Functional language: talking about health benefits of food

 

3:00

a woman leaning on a tree readgin a book

Collocations: take (take a break, take a rain check); set (set aside time, set boundaries), get (get some air, get in touch)
Functional language: How to say “no” to invitations
Grammar: verb patterns (gerund/infinitive): try, stop, mean, go on, forget, remember

3:40

Idiom and phrasal verb boosters