Unit 3 Health and Welfare
Toothache – Acne Spots – Fever – Flu Backache – Headache – Stomachache – Skin Rush – Heart Disorders – Eyesight – Recurring Indigestion
- Have a balanced diet
- Exercise regularly
- Avoid some bad habits like smoking and drinking alcohol
- Have a regular medical checkups
- Take some rest
I suffer from
- A skin rash
- Heart disorder
- Chronic depression
- Blurry eyesight
- Recurring indigestion
You ough to/should see
- a dermatologist
- a cardiologist
- a psychoanalyst
- an ophthalmologist
- a gastroenterologist
- a dentist
Functions/Communication: Asking for and Giving Advice
Asking for Advice
- What do you advise me to…….?
- What should I do?
- If you were in my situation, What would you do?
- Do you suggest/have any advice?
- What’s the best/practical advice for this situation?
- I just don’t know what to do. How can I……..?
- What would you advise me to do?
- What ought I do?
- What would you do if……?
- Do you think it’s a good idea if I………?
- If I were you, I would………..
- You should…………
- You’d better (not) + (bare infinitive)………………
- Why don’t you………..
- It would be better if you……………..
- I advise you to…………
- In your situation, I would…………….
- Have you thought about……………
- Maybe you should……….
Examples of asking for and giving advice
Speaker 1: I suffer from acne spots. What should I do?
Speaker 2: If I were you I would go to a dermatologist.
Speaker 3: I want to improve my writing skills, do you suggest any advice?
Speaker 4: In your situation, I would read a lot and practice some writing.
Speaker 5: I smoke and I want to stop it. What would you advise me to do?
Speaker 6: Well. You’d better stop smoking. Why don`t you try playing sports?
Grammar: Present Perfect
The Form: has/have + past participle
Note: he, she, it + has
Affirmative: She has already eaten her dinner.
Negative: It Hasn’t/has not rained yet.
Interrogative: Have you finished your exercise?
Where have you been lately?
The Present Perfect is used:
1. When What is the time period has not finished
I have read three books this month (this month has not finished yet)
2. When the time is not mentioned
she has obtained a diploma. we should congratulate her.
3. When the time is recent
she has just got married
4. with time expressions like Already, just, yet, as soon as, never, ever, till now, up to now, recently, lately, so far….
– Since + point in time / for + duration
I have lived here since 1987.
I have lived here for 29 years
– Grammar: Modal Verbs
Writing: Informal Letter
A personal letter (also called informal) is a letter that you write to someone of your age, s/he can be your friend or your sibling, etc. The layout must be respected.