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Lesson 12 - Health
Vocabulary

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First Aid Vocabulary in English

Instructions

  1. Print the vocabulary list.
  2. Translate the words. (Google Translation - http://translate.google.com/)
    - or -
    Look up the English definition. (Longman Dictionary - http://www.ldoceonline.com/)
  3. Do the exercises below. Click on a word to hear the pronunciation.

Emergencies

anaphylaxis         
bite
bleeding (bleed)
burn
choking (choke)
fracture
heart attack
illness (ill)
injury (injure)
poisoning (poison)           
shock
sprain
sting
strain
stroke
unconscious

 

1. A broken bone is a .
   

2. When someone gets hurt, they have an .
   

3. If someone drinks or eats something that could kill them, it is a .
   

4. A bee can you.
   

5. When the body doesn't get enough oxygen, it goes into .
   

6. An injury to a ligament (connects bone to bone) is called a .
   

7. A severe whole-body allergic reaction is .
   

8. An injury to a muscle or tendon (connects muscle to bone) is a .
   

9. When brain cells die because they aren't receiving oxygen, it is a .
   

10. If you touch something hot, you might get a .
   

 

Treatments

first aid
epinephrine shot
pressure
bandage
abdominal thrusts
cast
CPR (Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation)
emergency room
rescue breathing
elevate

The purpose of this exercise is to practice with the vocabulary in English, not to recommend medical treatments. To learn about first aid treatments visit www.redcross.org.

Instructions
Match the emergency to the treatment.

Click on the emergency Then click on the treatment.

 

Other Vocabulary

cough
wrap
fist
panic
cloth
wound
kit
damage
expiration
expire
gauze
compress dressings  
gloves
tweezers
splinter
earthquake
flood
hurricane
supply
non-perishable
flashlight
crank
sanitation
personal hygiene   
fireproof
glove compartment
charger

1. You should use on your hands when you are applying a bandage to a wound so that you don't get an infection.
   

2. When we go camping, we use a to see in the dark.
   

3. The ground shakes in an .
   

4. When you close your hand tightly, you make a .
   

5. Foods that are don't go bad quickly.
   

6. In an emergency situation you may feel afraid but try not to .
   

7. You can use to remove a splinter.
   

8. You should not eat food after its date. It may make you sick.
   

9. Toothpaste is an example of a product.
   

10. A cut in your skin is an example of a .
   

 

 

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