Reference Material
UNIT 1: Nice to Meet You
Unit 2: On Time
Unit 3: Illnesses and Injuries
Unit 4: 1-3 Review
Unit 5: Shopping and Clothing
Unit 6: Getting Around Town
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Terms and Expressions

Health: not feeling well

Here are terms and expressions to use when we are not feeling well:

  • a cold (noun): an illness of the throat and nose
  • coming down with (idiom): to be at the beginning of an illness
  • get better (idioms): to begin to feel good after the body was sick
  • illness (noun): something that makes you feel bad inside the body
  • medicine (noun): something you eat or drink to feel better when you are sick
  • pill (noun): medicine in a small, hard, form that is swallowed
  • probably (adverb): to be mostly sure about something
  • see ______(verb): to meet with someone about a problem
  • shot (noun): a needle that puts medicine into the body

In winter, you might come down with a cold. This is a type of illness. You can go see a doctor and he or she will probably suggest taking medicine. The type of medicine could be a pill. Sometimes, to get better the doctor gives a shot.