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Vocabulary 2. health and lifestyles.

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Vocabulary 2. health and lifestyles.

  1. 1. VOCABULARY 2. Health and lifestyles.Verbs and phrases (formal):To abandon the constraining rules – porzucić krępujące zasadyTo be aggrieve – być poszkodowanymTo be alarmed by – być czymś zaalarmowanymTo be allergic to sth – być na coś uczulonymTo be apprehensive about sth – niepokoić się oTo be awarded a large sum of money in compensation for – dostać wielkie odszkodowanie zaTo be deeply affected by sth – być czymś mocno zaabsorbowanymTo be examined – zostać zbadanymTo be hospitalized – być hospitalizowanymTo commune with nature – jednoczyć się z naturąTo conduct a study – prowadzić badaniaTo convalesce – wracać do zdrowiaTo follow a way of living – naśladować sposób życiaTo have a food poisoning – mieć zatrucie pokarmoweTo heal the sore throat – leczyć bolące gardłoTo inject – robić zastrzykTo lead a hectic lifestyle – wieść nerwowe życieTo lose / regain consciousness – stracić, odzyskać przytomnośćTo prescribe a medicine – zapisać lekarstwoTo rate sth on a scale 1-10 – oceniać coś w skali od 1 do 10To relieve the pain – ulżyć w bóluTo suffer from insomnia – cierpieć na bezsennośćTo turn to sb for help and advice – zwrócić się do kogoś po pomoc i poradęTo undergo the surgery/ operation – poddać się operacjiVerbs and phrases (informal):The things are getting on top of you – rzeczy zaczynają cię przerastaćTo be keen on sth / to be fond of sth – bardzo lubić coś robićTo bring sb round – ocucić kogośTo fight off the disease – pokonać chorobęTo get away from it all – uciec od tego wszystkiegoTo get rid of – pozbyć się czegośTo have a soft spot of – mieć słabość doTo keep on top of things – mieć wszystko pod kontroląTo look the picture of health – wyglądać jak okaz zdrowiaTo play havoc with the health – zrujnować sobie zdrowieTo put on weight / to take off weight – przybrać na wadze, stracić na wadze
  2. 2. Nouns:A blindness - ślepotaA broken limb – złamana kończynaA contagious illness – choroba zakaźnaA deafness – głuchotaA doctor’s certificate – usprawiedliwienie lekarskieA far-reaching implication for – mieć w czymś dalekosiężne skutkiA fixed/ flexible routine – stałe/ elastyczne nawykiA hospital ward – oddział szpitalnyA incurable / fatal disease – nieuleczalna, śmiertelna chorobaA nervous breakdown – załamanie nerwoweA prescription – receptaA sick pay – zasiłek chorobowyA surgeon - chirurgA wheel chair – wózek inwalidzkiAn indisposed worker – niedysponowany pracownikAn outbreak of flu – wybuch epidemii grypyDesires and necessities – pragnienia i potrzebyIn search of – w poszukiwaniu czegośThe facilities for the disabled / handicapped people – ułatwienia dla osób niepełnosprawnychTo the despair of – ku czyjejś rozpaczyWith sb’s backing – z czyimś wsparciemSynonyms:Look at - ……………………………………….Mean - …………………………………………Money - ………………………………………...More and more - ………………………………..Much - ………………………………………….Need - …………………………………………..Next to - ………………………………………..Now - ……………………………………….......Quickly - ……………………………………….Right - ………………………………………….Set up - ………………………………………....Sharp - …………………………………………..Any other options:
  3. 3. Practice part 1:Ex 1. Match the activities to an appropriate person: (to be allergic to sth; to be examined; to be hospitalized; to convalesce; to heal the sore throat; to inject; to prescribe a medicine; to suffer from insomnia; to relieve the pain)A patient :………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………A doctor:………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………Ex 2. Choose the proper adjective due to the context: a) If the disease cannot be cured, it is called fatal / incurable. b) Jack’s lifestyle is really busy and that means being stable / hectic. c) Do not come in on any account! We suspect the illness is contagious / mild! d) To my despair my closest uncle has just become a disabled / handicapped person. He is in search of the wheel chair at the moment. e) In order to pursue my personal goals I have to follow a flexible / fixed routine. f) Unless you undergo the surgery, it may have really far-reaching / insignificant implications for your health! Please, make the proper decision and do not play havoc with your health!Ex 3. Link the synonyms:To be aggrieve To feel anxious about sthTo be alarmed by To abandon sthTo be apprehensive about sth To undertake some researchTo be deeply affected by sth To be fond of doing sthTo conduct a study To be devoted to sthTo be keen on doing sth To be hurt in an accidentTo get rid of sth To be worried about sth
  4. 4. Practice part 2:Ex 1. Explain the idioms: a) The things are getting on top of you: ………………………………………………………………………………………… ………………………………………………………………………………………… ………………………………………………………………………………………… b) To have a soft spot of: ………………………………………………………………………………………… ………………………………………………………………………………………… ………………………………………………………………………………………… c) To look the picture of health: ………………………………………………………………………………………… ………………………………………………………………………………………… …………………………………………………………………………………………Ex 2. Translate the suggestions: 1. Eric was suffering from the food poisoning for a week and consequently (stracił na wadze) ………………………………………………………………………………….. 2. Everybody reckoned that Eve was playing truant from school. However, she presented (usprawiedliwienie lekarskie) ………………………………………………………….. 3. When Lisa lost her consciousness, nobody knew what to do to (ocucić ją) ………………………………………………………………………………………….. 4. An indisposed worker was given an additional sick pay (ze wsparciem szefa) ………………………………………………………………………………………….. 5. The person aggrieve in that accident was awarded a large sum of funding (jako rekompensatę) …………………………………………………………………………..

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