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Home remedies

MEDICAL PROBLEMS

CUT

BUR
N

A
HEADACHE

SORE
THROAT

POSSIBLE SOLUTIONS
You should wash the skin with cold
water
You shouldnt do that
If you have other symptoms, you
had better see a doctor

KEY WORDS
Advice

or suggestion

Strong

advice or warning

Advice

about what not to do.

SHOULD- HAD BETTER


Should/ shouldnt are used to
give advice or express something
that is a good idea.
Had better(d better) is used to
express a specific warning or
strong advice

You had better go to the doctor


immediately. That cut is serious.

You have a headache. You should


take an aspirin.

Should

can be used for general


situations as well as specific.

Had

better can only be used in


specific situations.

You

should always consult a doctor


before taking antibiotics

You

had better always consult a doctor


before taking antibiotics.

Complete the sentences with the correct


words from the box
Aspirin

water

cut
antibiotics
hot tea

burn

I.- When you have a cold, drink lots of


____________
II.- You should put an antibiotic cream on a
_________
III.- You can drink ___________with honey and
lemon to help a sore throat.
IV.- You shouldnt take _______for a cold
V.- If you have a headache, you can take an
_________
VI.- You should never put ice on a_________

ANSWERS
I.- When you have a cold, drink lots of
water
II.- You should put an antibiotic cream on a
cut
III.- You can drink hot tea with honey and
lemon to help a sore throat.
IV.- You shouldnt take antibiotics for a cold
V.- If you have a headache, you can take
an aspirin
VI.- You should never put ice on a burn