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LESSON PLANS

 

(Updated on 29/03/2016)



 

  • Nano-chips may heal organs with one touch (August 10, 2017) - a lesson plan with AUDIO
    "The medical world sees another example of science fiction coming true."

    Try the same news story at these easier levels: Body Repairs - Level 4  or  Body Repairs - Level 5
    Make sure you try all of the online activities for this reading and listening - There are dictations, multiple choice, drag and drop activities,
    crosswords, hangman, flash cards, matching activities and a whole lot more. Please enjoy :-)

    (breakingnewsenglish.com)
  • Swearing can make you physically stronger (May 08, 2017) - a lesson plan with AUDIO
    "Researchers have discovered that swearing and using bad or profane language can increase one's physical strength."
    Try the same news story at these easier levels: Swearing - Level 4  or  Swearing - Level 5
    Make sure you try all of the online activities for this reading and listening - There are dictations, multiple choice, drag and drop activities,
    crosswords, hangman, flash cards, matching activities and a whole lot more. Please enjoy :-)

    (breakingnewsenglish.com)
  • Dietary supplements could be bad for you (August 01, 2016) - a lesson plan with AUDIO
    "Millions of people around the world take dietary supplements in the belief that they will boost their health."

    Try the same news story at these easier levels:  Level 4  or  Level 5
    (breakingnewsenglish.com)
  • Zika virus could affect 4 million people (February 02, 2016) - a lesson plan with AUDIO
    "The World Health Organisation has warned that the Zika virus outbreak in Latin America could turn into a global pandemic."

    (breakingnewsenglish.com)
  • Harmful bacteria getting stronger (December 10, 2015) - a lesson plan with AUDIO
    "A new report warns that people could be in danger from superbugs if they eat rare and undercooked meat."

    (breakingnewsenglish.com)
    rare = meat: briefly cooked
  • Doctors say hospitals should ban perfumes (October 08, 2015) - a lesson plan with AUDIO
    . "Doctors in Canada have called for a ban on the use of perfumes and aftershaves in hospitals and clinics.
    They say the chemicals in the scents can trigger asthma and allergies.

    (breakingnewsenglish.com)
  • Sitting may be dangerous for your health - a lesson plan with AUDIO
    "If you spend most of your days sitting at school, work, at a computer or stretched out on a couch at home, you may be taking up to two years off your life."

    (breakingnewsenglish.com)
  • Ebola virus getting worse in Africa (July 04, 2014) - a lesson plan with audio
    "The deadly virus Ebola is getting worse in Africa. More and more people are getting affected.
    So far, 763 people have the virus, and 468 of these have died."

    (breakingnewsenglish.com)
  • Superbugs that medicine can't kill  (May 03, 2014) - a lesson plan with AUDIO
    "There are many horror movies about superbugs that spread around the world and kill millions of people.
    The WHO has said the spread of deadly superbugs is now a reality."

    (breakingnewsenglish.com)
  • New coronavirus can spread among humans (May 14, 2013) - a lesson plan with AUDIO
    "The World Health Organisation has warned that a new coronavirus strain could be passed from human to human."
    (breakingnewsenglish.com)

 

 

 

  • Learn To Be Healthy - Interactive activities and Lesson plans:
    Nutrition & Physical Activity / The 5 Senses / Tobacco and Inhalants / Adolescence / Dental Health / Eating Healthy
    (learntobehealthy.org)

 

  • Researchers say jogging alone is unhealthy - a lesson plan (Breaking News English)
    with "a news article, listening (MP3 file), podcast, communication activities, pair work,
    discussion, reading and vocabulary exercises."

  • Obesity could be catching (Breaking News English)
    - a lesson plan
    with " news article, listening (MP3 file), podcast, communication activities,
    pair work, discussion, reading and vocabulary exercises."

  • Londoners offered BLT for SAD - a lesson plan
    with "a news article, listening (MP3 file), podcast, communication activities, pair work, discussion, reading and vocabulary exercises."
    BLT = Bright Light Therapy
    SAD = Seasonal Affective Disorder

    (Breaking News English)




  • Yoga is best for back pain sufferers - a lesson plan with "a news article, listening (MP3 file), podcast, communication activities, pair work, discussion, reading and vocabulary exercises."
    (Breaking News English)

  • Ronald McDonald to promote fitness - a lesson plan
    with "a news article, listening (MP3 file), communication activities, pair work, discussion, reading and vocabulary exercises." (breakingnewsenglish.com)
  • Television shoes - a lesson plan (breakingnewsenglish.com)
    THE ARTICLE
    WARM-UPS
    BEFORE READING / LISTENING
    WHILE READING / LISTENING
    AFTER READING
    LANGUAGE
    DISCUSSION
    SPEAKING
    LISTENING
    HOMEWORK
  • illnesses and health - a lesson proposed by Randall S. Davis (esl-lab) with :
    - a list of commonly-used vocabulary with a recording of the words in RealMedia format.
    - a short quiz to test students' comprehension of some of the words,
    - a Follow-Up exercise for expanding students' use of the vocabulary in a conversation with a partner or group.

  • dental care - a lesson proposed by Randall S. Davis (esl-lab) with :
    - a list of commonly-used vocabulary with a recording of the words in RealMedia format.
    - a short quiz to test students' comprehension of some of the words,
    - a Follow-Up exercise for expanding students' use of the vocabulary in a conversation with a partner or group.


  • The Down Side Of Body-Piercing (Frankie Meehan)
    "Read the ... article and then answer the questions."

  • Mobile Phone Health Question - a lesson plan from English-to-go.com (absolutenglish-972)

  • HIV / AIDS Day Resource Page : Lessons and Units - Worksheets - Glossary... (Teacher Planet)