Advanced Level
Lesson 12


Advanced English
Lesson 12 - Health

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English Expressions

In each of the advanced level lessons we learn five new American English Expressions that are related to the topic of the lesson. Here are this lesson's expressions.

on hand - available

An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure. - Preventing a problem is better than trying to resolve it afterward.

in time - soon enough

touch and go - not sure of the result

out of the woods - out of danger


Select the correct expressions in the conversation below.

A - Did you hear about Bob?

B - No. What happened?

A - He found out that he has coronary heart disease. His doctor said that he was lucky that they found out before he had a heart attack.

B - It's a good thing that they found out about the problem .

A - He's not yet though.

He started on medication and the doctor told him to change his diet and lifestyle. His wife was very scared because the situation was really for a while.

B - Wow! I'm going to exercise more and keep healthy foods at all times.

A - Yes. . It's better to take care of yourself now than to wait until there's a problem.


More Practice
Write sentences using the expressions.



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