Hello! Have you had a good week? This past week I have been under the weather (feeling ill) and so I decided a little vocabulary and language about that could be useful for people.
- How to ask people how they are feeling? And answering that question.
- 10 minor symptoms.
- Giving advice and suggestions to a sick friend.
- The key (answers) to last week’s crossword Back to school basics.
- Recommended watching and listening.
Asking people how they are.
1 You only ask to be polite, & 2 You do want to know how they are.
- How are you?
- How are you feeling today?
- How do you feel?
3 You can see there is something wrong.
- Are you alright? / Are you ok?
- What’s the matter?
Answering the question
How are you?
1 You want to give a standard answer and not tell the person how you really feel.
- I’m well. Thankyou.
- Fine, Thanks.
2 A positive heathy answer.
- I’m fine/well.
- I’m good, thanks.
3 A negative unhealthy answer.
- Not so good.
- I’m a bit under the weather (tired and feeling ill).
- I feel ill.
- I don’t feel well.
10 Common reasons we don’t feel well.
Giving advice and making helpful suggestion
What advice would you give to someone with a fever?
The Key to last week’s Back to Class Crossword
Across 2- headmaster, 7- caretaker, 11- Could you repeat it?, 12- scissors.
Down 1- pencil sharpener, 3- How do you spell it? 4- headmistress, 5- nursery school, 6- pencil case, 8- rubber, 9- school yard, 10- felt tip pens.
Recommended watching and comprehension practice
This week I recommend watching this. She speaks clearly and there are subtitles available if you need them on YouTube.
Thanks for reading! I hope this has been helpful?
See you next Sunday 😃