HEALTH - EXERCISES, REVISION

 

 

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E1/ QUESTIONS ON THE TEXT

 

1.

Describe the situation with medical care in our country.

2.

How does the state look after small children and mothers?

3.

Describe the health insurance system in our state.

4.

Where do we go when we do not feel well?

5.

Which types of medical treatment do you know?

6.

Which kinds of physicians do you know?

7.

Which are common children diseases?

8.

Give the names of the most common infections.

9.

Which illnesses and disorders need special treatment in hospitals?

10.

Are there any illnesses which still cannot be cured?

11.

What are the worldwide problems causing health problems as well?

12.

What is the best prevention against catching a disease?

13.

What is the WHO?

14.

What is the WHO’s definition of health?

 

 

E2/ FILL IN THE WORDS FROM THE TABLE

 

1.

elbow

2.

finger

3.

toe

4.

foot

5.

head

6.

leg

7.

arm

8.

eye

9.

hand

10.

nose

11.

knee

12.

throat

13.

ear

14.

mouth

15.

feet

16.

shoulder

17.

stomach

18.

hair

 

 

E3/ WHAT ARE THESE PARTS OF THE BODY?

       UNSCRAMBLE THE FOLLOWING WORDS:

 

1.

eklan

6.

are

2.

osen

7.

hotot

3.

rathe

8.

uohtm

4.

hamcost

9.

istaw

5.

olderush

10.

tecsh

 
 

E4/ WHO SAYS WHAT

 

 

 

E5/ PARTS OF THE BODY - EACH OF THE FOLLOWING CLUES

        REFERS TO A PART OF THE BODY –

        IN SOME CASES A HOMONYM OF A PART OF THE BODY

 

1. A clock has one.

5. A baby cow

9. Part of a river

2. A clock has two.

6. A rabbit

10. Understands

3. Part of a comb.

7. Nautical “YES”

 

4. A valentine

8. Weapons

 

 

 

E6/ MATCH THE DISEASES WITH THEIR SYMPTOMS.

 

1.

flu

A

swollen glands in front of ears, earache or pain on eating

2.

pneumonia

B

burning pain in abdomen, pain or nausea after eating

3.

rheumatism

C

rash starting on body, slightly-raised temperature

4.

chickenpox

D

dry cough, high fever, chest pain, rapid breathing

5.

mumps

E

headache, aching muscles, fever, cough, sneezing

6.

an ulcer

F

swollen, painful joints, stiffness, limited movement


 

E7/ READ THE TEXT AND FILL IN THE NUMBERS

 

1.

Mr Wise has broken his collar-bone. He was fouled in a football match.

2.

Mr Mills has broken his backbone. He was driving too fast and now he is paralysed.

3.

Peter Harris has broken his leg. He was skating when he was drunk.

4.

Miss Sue Brown has sprained her ankle. She wanted to climb a mountain but she wasn’t fit enough.

5.

Mrs White has broken her arm. She had bad luck. One of her heels broke when she was going very fast.

6.

Mr Grumbly has broken one of his ribs. The accident was caused by carelessness. Someone jumped on his back when he was swimming.

 

 

 

 

E8/ WHAT ILLNESSES ARE CONNECTED WITH ...

 

1.

a mosquito bite?

2.

drinking bad water?

3.

pollution, traffic fumes?

4.

grass, flowers, etc.?

5.

smoking?

 

 

E9/ MATCH THE DISEASES WITH THEIR SYMPTOMS.

 

1.

diarrhoea

A

a cough, sore throat, sneezing

2.

flu

B

a cough, sore throat, sneezing, temperature, aching muscles

3.

a hangover

C

runny nose, sneezing, sore eyes

4.

asthma

D

headache, feeling sick

5.

hay fever

E

keep going to the toilet

6.

a cold

F

difficulty in breathing

 

 

E10/ LOOK AT THESE THINGS YOU CAN DO TO YOUR BODY.

        UNDERLINE THE WRONG ANSWER IN EACH.

 

1.

You can do this to your legs:

a) hurt them

b) stretch them

c) break them

d) throw them

2.

You can do this to your arms:

a) bend them

b) shut them

c) fold them

d) raise them

3.

You can do this to your knees:

a) bend them

b) shake them

c) cut them

d) scratch them

4.

You can do this to your head:

a) fold it

b) shake it

c) scratch it

d) hurt it

5.

You can do this to your fingers:

a) bend them

b) shut them

c) scratch them

d) point them

6.

You can do this to your eyes:

a) open them

b) shut them

c) bend them

d) hurt them

 

 

E11/ FILL THE GAPS WITH A SUITABLE WORD.

 

1.

I hit my hand on the desk and it really .......... .

2.

They said she died of a heart .......... .

3.

She had some apples that weren’t ready to eat and now she has got stomach-.......... .

4.

I’ve got this terrible .......... in my neck from sleeping in the wrong position.

5.

He died of ......... cancer even though he never smoked a cigarette in his life.

6.

I went to the doctor and she gave me a ......... for some tablets.

7.

There are different forms of hepatitis, one is more serious .......... that the other.

8.

My back .......... from sitting at that computer all day.

 

 

E12/ WHAT MEDICAL PROBLEMS MIGHT YOU HAVE IF ...

 

1.

you wear shoes that rub? B..........

2.

you eat too fast? I..........

3.

you smoke a lot? L.......... C...........

4.

you stay too long in the sun? S..........

5.

you eat food you are allergic to? a R..........

6.

a mosquito bites you? an I...........

7.

you get wet on a cold day? a C..........

8.

you think you are ill all the time? H..........

9.

you run unusually fast for a bus? B...........

10.

you eat food that is bad? S..........

  

  

E13/ INJURIES, ACCIDENTS – WHAT VERBS ARE

        THE FOLLOWING NOUNS FORMED FROM?

 

1.

cut

5.

blood

2.

wound

6.

bandage

3.

injury

7.

bruise

4.

shot

8.

treatment

 

 

E14/ CHOOSE THE CORRECT EXPRESSION

 

1.

He got that .......... on his forehead when he ran into an open cupboard door after dark a few days ago.

a) fracture

b) bruise

c) bite

d) blister

2.

Mary was .......... by a wasp while she was picking some fruit.

a) bitten

b) eaten

c) stung

d) wounded

3.

I fell off my bike when I was five and I still have a .......... on my knee.

a) freckle

b) scar

c) hole

d) scratch

4.

If you go on long walks in uncomfortable shoes, you must expect to get .......... .

a) blisters

b) bruises

c) scars

d) scratches

5.

I have a ........... on my leg where you hit me.

a) blister

b) wound

c) hole

d) bruise

6.

My son is ill so I must go home and look .......... him.

a) about

b) after

c) for

d) towards

7.

The man lost a lot of .......... in the accident and he looked very pale.

a) blood

b) body

c) bone

d) skin

8.

Fortunately, nobody was .......... in the accident.

a) broken

b) damaged

c) injured

d) crushed

 

 

E15/ HEALTH – WHAT YOUR BODY DOES – CAN YOU GUESS

           THE MEANING OF THESE VERBS CONNECTED WITH THE MOUTH

           AND BREATHING?

 

1.

A nurse gave the old man the kiss of life and he started breathing again.

2.

If one person yawns, everyone else seems to start too.

3.

It was so smoky in the room that he couldn’t stop coughing.

4.

Dust often makes me sneeze.

5.

She sighted with relief when she heard his plane had landed safely.

6.

Some people say that drinking out of the wrong side of a cup can help to stop you hiccoughing.

7.

She snored all night with her mouth wide open.

 

 

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