Health and Nutrition Resources

Below are links to Web resources you can use to practice English used in work and life situations (based on the Florida Adult ESOL Frameworks.)

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Health and Nutrition Topics

Audio Resources/Listening Practice
  1. Adult Learning Activities from the California Distance Learning Project
    www.cdlponline.org
    • Click "Health and Safety."
    • Read some of the stories, and complete the corresponding activities.
    • Scores can be printed or emailed.
  2. Illnesses and Medical Advice (a vocabulary list with audio and quiz)
    www.esl-lab.com/vocab/v-illness.htm
  3. Focus English: Health (with audio)
    www.focusenglish.com/dialogues/health/healthindex.htm
  4. Medical Advice (with audio, quiz and script; difficult level)
    www.esl-lab.com/office/offrd1.htm
  5. A Healthy Lifestyle (with audio, quiz and script; difficult level)
    www.esl-lab.com/health/healrd1.htm
  6. Doctor's Visit (a vocabulary list with audio and practice questions)
    www.esl-lab.com/vocab/v-doctor.htm#practice
  7. Medical Literacy Learning Activities: Reading Medicine Labels (several listening activities; with printable lessons and follow-up exercises)
    www.mcedservices.com/medex/medex.htm
  8. Medical Literacy Learning Activities: Nutrition (several listening activities; with printable lessons and follow-up exercises)
    www.mcedservices.com/medex2/medex2.htm
  9. MedLine Plus: Easy-to-Read Health Information (interactive tutorials from the Patient Education Institute explain more than 165 procedures and conditions in easy-to-read language with animated graphics; audio available)
    https://medlineplus.gov/all_easytoread.html
Conversation Scripts and Questions
  1. Practice Conversations (a list of sample conversations used at a doctor's office; beginning to intermediate levels)
    www.literacynet.org/vtd/Dialogs.html
  2. Conversation Questions: Health
    iteslj.org/questions/health.html
Dental Health
  1. Dental Care (a vocabulary list with audio and quiz)
    www.esl-lab.com/vocab/v-dental-care.htm
  2. Friendly Dental Care (with audio, quiz and script; difficult level)
    www.esl-lab.com/dental/dentalrd1.htm
  3. Dental Health IQ (quiz)
    www.saveyoursmile.com/quiz/dzonlinequiz.html
  4. A Dentist Appointment (complete the dialogue)
    a4esl.org/q/h/vm/dialog02.html
Immunizations/Vaccines
  1. What Vaccines Do You Need?
    www2.cdc.gov/nip/adultImmSched/
  2. Immunization Quiz - What Do You Know About Your Child's Vaccines?
    pediatrics.about.com/cs/quizzes/l/bl_vaccine_quiz.htm 
Nutrition/Food Labels
  1. Figuring Out Food Labels (article with audio)
    kidshealth.org/kid/stay_healthy/food/labels.html
Nutrition/Pyramid/Food Groups
  1. My Pyramid (a matching game)
    /www.dairycouncilofca.org/activities/pyra_main.htm
  2. A Food Pyramid Mini-Poster (in printable PDF format)
    www.seminolestate.edu/media/adult-ed/els/food_pyramid_miniposter.pdf
  3. The New Food Guide Pyramid (article with audio)
    kidshealth.org/kid/stay_healthy/food/pyramid.html
  4. Food and Nutrition Quiz (check your answers)
    a4esl.org/q/h/9801/cr-nutrition.html
Reading/Health-Related Topics
  1. Easy-to-Read Articles on Everyday Illness and Injuries (script with audio)
    kidshealth.org/kid/ill_injure/
  2. Health Problems of Grown-Ups (short articles with audio)
    kidshealth.org/kid/grownup/index.html
  3. When You Have a Sore Throat (intermediate level; read the article and practice comprehension with a multiple choice quiz; from the American Academy of Family Physicians)
    www.literacynet.org/vtd/readthro.html
Vocabulary/Health
  1. Healthcare Vocabulary Word Games and Puzzles (different levels)
    www.literacynet.org/vtd/Puzzles.html
  2. A Glossary of Medical Terms
    kidshealth.org/kid/word
  3. The Body - Vocabulary (pictures with audio)
    www.languageguide.org/english/vocabulary/body/
  4. The Face - Vocabulary (pictures with audio)
    www.languageguide.org/english/vocabulary/face/
  5. The Digestive System - Vocabulary (pictures with audio)
    www.languageguide.org/english/vocabulary/digestive-system/
  6. Medicine - Vocabulary (pictures with audio)
    www.languageguide.org/english/vocabulary/medicine/
Vocabulary/Nutrition
  1. Food - Vocabulary (pictures with audio)
    www.languageguide.org/english/vocabulary/food/
  2. Food II - Vocabulary (pictures with audio)
    www.languageguide.org/english/vocabulary/food2/

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