Tag Archives: Health

ESL Health Problems vocabulary chart - Health issues in English

Health Problems Vocabulary

I have created a new page and chart with some common health problems in English: The page includes the difference between SICK and ILL as well as the difference between ACHE and PAIN. More details here: Health Problems in English English Teacher Resources Teachers might be interested in our wall charts /¬†flash cards with this […]

English Idioms and Slang

Nick – Informal British English

Nick – Informal British English The word NICK has different meanings in British English and it is always informal and slang. Below we have included some of its uses: To nick is also an informal way of staying To steal in British English Who nicked my pen? = Who stole my pen? In good nick […]

English Joke of the Week

24 hours to live

THE JOKE A man receives a phone call from his doctor. Doctor: “I have some good news and some bad news.” Man: “OK, give me the good news first.” Doctor: “The good news is, you have 24 hours to live.” Man: “Oh no! If that’s the good news, then what’s the bad news?” Doctor: “The […]

English Joke of the Week

Can I get a second opinion?

THE JOKE Doctor: “You are very sick.” Patient: “Can I get a second opinion?” Doctor: “Yes, you are very ugly too…”     VOCABULARY Second opinion = a diagnosis from another doctor to ensure that the first diagnosis was correct. Literally, it means two opinions. Get in this question means (to) obtain.   Why is […]