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Vocabulary Builder - Deseases

Vocabulary Builder - Deseases

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Vocabulary Builder- Diseases


Hello! In this lesson, we will learn several nouns in English which are used to describe the most common diseases. Diseases are illnesses that produce specific symptoms and are not causes by physical injury. You may have heard some of these nouns which represent diseases in the past.

 

Remember that nouns are words which refer to a person, place, or thing. Let us look at the most common nouns used to describe common bathroom items in English.

 

Listen carefully to the pronunciation of each word and watch the shape of my mouth as I speak. Then, say each word while watching your own mouth on the webcam. If you do not have your webcam connected, simply practice repeating the words.


disorder

illness

medical condition

cure

AIDS

Alzheimer's disease

cancer

diabetes

emphysema

epilepsy

heart disease

HIV

influenza

leukemia

malaria

multiple sclerosis

osteoporosis

Parkinson's disease

tuberculosis



Amazing! In this lesson we learned several more nouns in English which describe diseases. Now you can ask questions about these diseases, and practice saying their names. You may revisit this lesson at any time if you need to remind yourself of any of this material.