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Hypertension: the silent killer

A full lesson on high-blood pressure, sometimes referred to as ‘the silent killer’. Reading, vocabulary focus, video and communicative activities by Catherine Richards. Level B1-C1


The Digestive System and Disease

A lesson (B2-C1) to revise key terms relating to the digestive system and its diseases. Vocabulary, speaking practice, a video link and a focus on patient-appropriate communication.


Taking a Patient’s Blood Pressure and Pulse

This lesson plan teaches the language used when taking a patient’s blood pressure and pulse. A2-B1 level



Anaesthesia A skills-based lesson on anaesthesia with vocabulary, a video, a short reading and role play ideas. For B1-B2. Suitable for students of medicine, nursing and dentistry. Roleplay suitable for OET practice.


Lesson Plan: Asking about current symptoms

A lesson (B2-C1 level) which focuses on the language used during a patient interview and when asking about current symptoms.


Medical Homophones

Use these cards and activities to practise common medical homophones. Activities can be adapted for all levels and are great warmers or end-of-lesson warm-downs. A1-B2 level.