~ Dialog ~ Topic 8 ~ Health ~ Choose the questions you like ~


Group A

1)  Are you healthy? Why do you think so, or, why don't you think so?

2)  Are you a member of a health club or gym? What do you do there?

3)  Do you socialize at the gym? Does that contribute to your well-being?

4)  What are the advantages or disadvantages of modern medicine?

5)  What are the advantages or disadvantages of traditional medicine?


Group B

1)  Do you go for regular medical check-ups? Are you satisfied with the hospital?

2)  Do you go to the dentist? How often? Is it expensive?

3)  How good or bad is the public health service in your country? Explain.

4)  How could the public health service in your country be improved?

5)  Do you eat fruits and vegetables? What kind? How often? When?


Group C

1)   Is walking your main exercise? How often? Where and when do you walk?

2)  Do you take vitamins or mineral supplements? What kind? Why?

3)  Do you sleep well? Explain your sleep patterns (go to bed/get up).

4)  How important are dreams to you? Do you remember them?

5)  How important is it for you to live up to 100 years or beyond? Why?


Group D

1)  How often do you catch a cold or get the flu? Why do you think so?

2)  How important is alcohol in your country? Does it cause health problems?

3)  What's your view on smoking in public places? Are e-cigarettes acceptable?

4)  Do you watch your weight? Have you ever been on a diet?

5)  Have you ever been in the hospital overnight? What was your experience?


Group E

1)   Have you ever had food poisoning? How long did it last? What did you eat?

2)  Have you ever been to an acupuncturist? What do you think of acupuncture? 

3)  Have you ever been to a chiropractor? What do you think of chiropratic?

4)  What are the most stressful situations in your life? How do you cope?

5)  Do you think keeping pets in the home is healthy or not? How so?

~ Discuss with a teacher, in pairs, or in groups ~ Then share your results in a classroom discussion ~

1) To begin with, in groups or in pairs, select the questions you¡¯d like to talk about. 

2) Then, in pairs or in groups, ask questions and share ideas in your conversations .

3) Finally, share your ideas (as a whole) in a classroom discussion (with all pairs/groups).



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