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When you are not able to go to the toilet but you want to and the toilet is available you might have,

Sometimes if you eat a lot of cabbage or popcorn or if it is a woman’s period (and your stomach appears bigger than usual but not necessarily full you might be,

When you need to go to the toilet often, and you might also have a stomach ache. (Hint: it is often messy...), you might have,

When your temperature is very high you might have a,


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170 Comments on “Talking about being sick – English health vocabulary”


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Very very good lesson, thank you:) I have a question: What word can I use to describe the action when e.g. the food is coming back through someone’s mouth from the stomach?

Is “to vomit” a good verb?
cheers:-)

Friday, September 2nd 2011

    I think “throw up” is a good one.

    Friday, September 2nd 2011

      yes as well.

      Saturday, October 15th 2011

    i think two words to describe this action
    1- throw up
    2- puke

    Sunday, September 4th 2011

      To puke is also another appropriate word.

      Saturday, October 15th 2011

    Yes. To vomit (and slang could be: to barf, or “toss your cookies”. Some animals will regurgitate to feed their young

    Saturday, October 15th 2011

      what about baby’s puke (sorry for the harsh), is there any softening way to say it?

      Wednesday, December 28th 2011

WooooW !!! Good job man thx about new vocabulary that you provided us

Friday, September 2nd 2011

thanks>but i gut 2 in quse not 1

Friday, September 2nd 2011

thank you!

Friday, September 2nd 2011

actually what’s different of cold and fever??? and which one is more impolite, fart or burb?

Friday, September 2nd 2011

    burp i think it’s normal,but instead of saying fart you could say politely flatulence!

    Saturday, September 3rd 2011

    The difference between cold and fever it hard to explained!

    Fart is normal,just make it fun when you’re fart,like you saying to your friends (watch out am gonna to fart)LOL

    Burp not burb it is bad for me and disgusting!!

    Anyways just make sure you say EXCUSE ME!for any situations like fart,burp etc….and you’ll by fine.IMHO

    Sunday, September 4th 2011

      youare not orgin arbic

      Saturday, September 10th 2011

    i think Fever is stating of the Cold

    Friday, September 9th 2011

    when you catch a cold, you may have different symptoms: fever, malaise, sneezes, muscle pain, etc. In this case, fever is a symptom of the cold, but fever can be symptom of many diseases. I hope this helps.

    Wednesday, October 5th 2011

    The fever is more to do with a persons temperature. A fever might be a symptom of a cold. Both are rude if you do it in public. However, it is natural, so just be discreet about it. It’s hard to say which one is ruder.

    Saturday, October 15th 2011

    a cold is a virus that one can catches as in a cold virus and it is also the illness attributed to being sick from it, like having a runny nose and a fever. A fever is associated to the highter than normal body temperature as your body reacts to the virus or illness.

    Wednesday, February 8th 2012

Hi Jon

Thanks we really need basic vocabulary first.

Keep going

Friday, September 2nd 2011

Thanks for your’s lesson.
I got 5 of 5
Thanks again

Saturday, September 3rd 2011

Hi there, may God protect us, so to speak An apple a day keeps the doctor away

Saturday, September 3rd 2011

good lesson thank you so much

Saturday, September 3rd 2011

thanks jon but the quiz is not big i mean there is few question ….. only 5 maybe 6
but its ok thank for lesson
UZBEKISTAN

Saturday, September 3rd 2011

Excellent lesson. Nice work. Keep going

Saturday, September 3rd 2011

Thanks a lot it was helpful

Saturday, September 3rd 2011

what is hang over. it’s when u drink a lot alcohol am I right\ I know is a headache. hey u r cool, u were smiling the whole lesson, that’s cool, I was too. what a funny topic, thanks Jon keep smiling with the board. take care.

Saturday, September 3rd 2011

    A hangover is the feeling you get after drinking a lot of alcohol. Often it occurs the following day, and usually you have a headache as well.

    Saturday, October 15th 2011

tank you for that and advice for comprssion

Saturday, September 3rd 2011

very usefull more vedio

Saturday, September 3rd 2011

thank you

Saturday, September 3rd 2011

hi jon
good lesson i got 4out of 4 ,thank u for proved us new vacboulary..

Sunday, September 4th 2011

wonderful thank you soooo much.

Sunday, September 4th 2011

it´s a great lesson on health vocabulary. I so grad. Thanks a lot!

Sunday, September 4th 2011

Hey Jon, great class-video. I got all you meant, thanks… Your examples are funny!

Sunday, September 4th 2011

good lesson . Thank

Sunday, September 4th 2011

jon thank you

Sunday, September 4th 2011

Jon,Ronnie does hiccups so much better than you…

Sunday, September 4th 2011

A helpful lesson but the quiz is very short.

Sunday, September 4th 2011

much better

Sunday, September 4th 2011

Great job Jon!

Please keep up the work.

Sunday, September 4th 2011

I need engilsh magazain if u have to help my english and thank u for fanny useful way of teaching

Monday, September 5th 2011

It’s a good video

Monday, September 5th 2011

Hi Jon,
Your lesson are always and ever helpful to me..
Thanks alot.

Good luck!

Tuesday, September 6th 2011

thank’s mr jon for the lesson

Tuesday, September 6th 2011

Greate! I love this website!!!

Tuesday, September 6th 2011

thanks for ur helps.

Tuesday, September 6th 2011

By all means ur all classes are praise worthy.
really u have inspired the students. i came to know about this by forcast it.

Tuesday, September 6th 2011

i love ur classes. and u too.

Tuesday, September 6th 2011

u are funny but i thought you emotional not disgusting ,but you are the best teacher for me thx

Wednesday, September 7th 2011

You are very funny. Thank you!

Wednesday, September 7th 2011

thank you!!

Wednesday, September 7th 2011

thank you..
I really had fun and learned quite a lot

Thursday, September 8th 2011

oh man that was fery funny and dirty but funny and you are a exelent teacher thanks very much ok make more vocabulary lessons please
take care

Thursday, September 8th 2011

kkkkkkk…
Great job about this video.
When you explained about diarrhea
I laugh so much, kkkk…
Thanks more one time!

Friday, September 9th 2011

Great lesson! If it is possible, please send me some more ways of learning English or Spanish.

Friday, September 9th 2011

Thank you so much Jon.

PS: nice fart.

Friday, September 9th 2011

Great job Jon!
Please keep up the work

Friday, September 9th 2011

jon hi
i want to learning english speaking by voic can u call me to skype

Friday, September 9th 2011

thank you so much jon

Saturday, September 10th 2011

thanks sir jon..

Sunday, September 11th 2011

thanks for this video.
sir, how can i conquer my fear in speaking english.. seems im distructed every time i try to speak in english in front of other people. here in our country some of the filipinos are very particular how you deliver your idea correctly. also you cannot apply for higher position in a company unless you can speak and write english fluently. like what i had experienced in my work, I applied for a particular position but I failed to win the position. ;( hope you can help me. pls pls (lrn_fajardo@yahoo.com)

Sunday, September 11th 2011

    Just keep practicing. Whenever you get a chance to speak with others in English, do it. Trust yourself, and try not to think about what others say.

    Saturday, October 15th 2011

verry good

Sunday, September 11th 2011

Thank you teacher

Monday, September 12th 2011

Thank’s so much for your lesson, it’s very useful……

Monday, September 12th 2011

that’s very good

Monday, September 12th 2011

useful and benefit thankssssssssssssss Mr Jon

Monday, September 12th 2011

thanks you so much for lessons

Monday, September 12th 2011

i like to learn english every day from engvid

Monday, September 12th 2011

Great! thanks

Tuesday, September 13th 2011

absolutely beneficial for all learners,even for native people, will help all those who attend the lectures daily. will see the effect of it within few days.

Cheers;
Thanks

Wednesday, September 14th 2011

Question:
Could you please provide me some special techniques for well conversation with all the colleagues if higher or lower in position, I should have the ability/courage/talent to speak with/in front of them effectively and not to lose my patience,courage and should be able to solve my problem with them all the time. I always consider my self the weakest and do not trust on my self, I think if i am speaking not correctly. Plz provide me some special tips form. Thanks alot

Cheers;
Daulat Khan

Wednesday, September 14th 2011

thank you very much

Thursday, September 15th 2011

As a doctor you’re a fantastic teacher!!! hahaha … I loved this lesson!

Friday, September 16th 2011

THAT’S funny , i like it , thank you very much

Saturday, September 17th 2011

thanks Mr.Jon keep going ..

Tuesday, September 20th 2011

there are really useful vocab that we should know them when we will be sick.

Friday, September 23rd 2011

Thank you so much mr.Jon :)

Sunday, September 25th 2011

kakaka….you are so funny man but this lesson is very useful for me . thank you very much teacher !!!

Sunday, September 25th 2011

hello…please some one can tell me how i listen this lesson?i can’t..it says it’s an error

Tuesday, September 27th 2011

Day and day, I learn very uch with your classes,

Thanks a lot.

Friday, September 30th 2011

Haha ! Such a funny and lively teacher ! I’d love to be taught by you ^^ Thanks lots teacher ! It really helps !

Sunday, October 2nd 2011

tnx dear , just tell some thing about vomit , please , have nice day

Monday, October 3rd 2011

Thanks a lot Jon, the lesson was so funny and useful:)

Monday, October 17th 2011

first time take lesson It’s just owesome thanks

Monday, October 17th 2011

thanks of lots of

Tuesday, October 18th 2011

Jon) I love your manner of teach)))

Saturday, October 22nd 2011

    . . . with all due respect I think what you meant was: I love your teaching style Jon OR
    I love the way you teach.

    Wednesday, December 18th 2013

thanks a lot for a funny video:-)

Monday, October 24th 2011

is it same between bruise and bump?

Tuesday, October 25th 2011

wOOOW I LOVE YOUR LESSONS MISTER JON NOT JOHN HHHHHHH

Wednesday, October 26th 2011

Awesome Lesson Sir John………. Keep it up.

Monday, October 31st 2011

iwant most explain

Tuesday, November 1st 2011

I enjoy your lessons. really you are the cream of the crop

Wednesday, November 2nd 2011

I love the video! Thank you John.

Friday, November 4th 2011

Thank you ;)
now I ‘ll have a lot of word that can explain my symptom in English.

Tuesday, November 8th 2011

thank you

Saturday, November 12th 2011

very useful lesson… :)

Wednesday, November 16th 2011

thanks for lesson, i read that u have ever gone to viet nam. when? where exactly province do u come?
becoz i a vietnamese> i am lookinfg forward from you

Sunday, November 27th 2011

i love it.

Sunday, November 27th 2011

Great job Jon! thank you for your lesson. I want you to ask a question, when something come into my eyes, I want to scrape. What is it called? I mean,I feel…what…?

Tuesday, November 29th 2011

Excellent lesson. I’ looking forward to another

Friday, December 9th 2011

Thank you so much. Very interesting lesson.

Tuesday, December 20th 2011

thank you so much.

Thursday, December 22nd 2011

Hi John , very interesting subject and lesson like me very much. And your presentation is very original. I am your fan.

Tuesday, January 10th 2012

thank you very much, i like your video. Great teacher Jon.

Sunday, January 15th 2012

Fabulous !

Sunday, January 15th 2012

Actually, The topic was useful and intersting as well. I kept on practising thank u. Good job

Monday, January 16th 2012

Fever means like when you few hot in the body, in that time you need drink more water than impossible. So it a
Can prevent hard diese
Bloated means if somebody eat too much, that will appear something in stomach. In that time you can see your stomach bloadted
Congestion means more blood in your body focus at a place and special in your head. And you will feel so tired and dizzy.
Earache means when. You can not hear from somebody that you got it

Wednesday, January 18th 2012

god bless u john

Wednesday, January 18th 2012

Thank you Jon, its very helpful for me

Friday, January 20th 2012

thank you .i like your video ,that good job

Sunday, January 22nd 2012

thank u for the lesson its really helpful for me ..

Friday, February 3rd 2012

thanks good lesson I got 4/4

Sunday, February 12th 2012

thank you Mr. jon
I like that lesson

Wednesday, March 7th 2012

Hi, Jon
i’m trying to downlod your vedeo lesson on health but i failed three times. culd you reupload this one again? I appreciate your help
Immam

Thursday, March 8th 2012

you forgot to speak about nausea and vomit

Thursday, March 8th 2012

My regard teacher Jon
I gotta 1005 on the quiz. Lily from Brazil

Friday, March 9th 2012

Thanks Jon. It`s really helpful n I love the way u teach. Thank u again.

Saturday, March 10th 2012

Nice Burp! :D

Monday, March 12th 2012

i like your way mr jon

Friday, March 23rd 2012

thnx a lot

Saturday, March 24th 2012

if you have diarrhea I recommend you to take 2 teaspoons Turkish coffe with a little water or put an asprin in a bottle of fizzy drink so drink it. Just a small clue before the doctor

Monday, April 2nd 2012

Dear jon,
I try alot to speak English but most of the time i have problem with present perfect tens.I request you if you can hlep me and provide a video presentation how to use perfect tens in daily activity.Cheers

Tuesday, April 10th 2012

Great lesson, Jon. I liked it very much.

You´re an excellent teacher.

Cheers!!

Tuesday, May 1st 2012

thank you ,Joh.i really like it.please make more words..thank you.

Saturday, May 5th 2012

Thanks a lot5,interesting lesson,I think my vocabulary is good,but how can I use them,that’s another question.your lessons helps me improving my English. Good job.

Wednesday, May 9th 2012

I don’t understant the word is lentils.what is lentiıs?.THANK YOU

Wednesday, May 23rd 2012

Very good lesson. I would like to make a comment, why I always understand your lessons very well and James’ don’t. Is there any problem with my ear or the way he speaks, I would like that you give an advice, because both of you speak the same language, I have more problems to focus my attention on him, thank you!

Wednesday, June 6th 2012

Thnx Jon

Saturday, June 16th 2012

Please , can you explain If statements in a lesson

Monday, August 13th 2012

Thanks you, it’s a super great, amazing class

Monday, August 20th 2012

love the lesson :-)

Monday, August 20th 2012

excellent lesson :) thank you Jon

Friday, August 31st 2012

John! You’re got talent about drawing. Cuz, i saw your picture, It’s so nice and funny :D

Monday, October 29th 2012

Very funny video!! lol

Thursday, November 8th 2012

Thanks you

Monday, November 26th 2012

Thank you jon please can you make speaking

Monday, December 31st 2012

Thank you Jon for an interesting and useful lesson!
Keep it up!
Have a ball!

Guys i would like to improve my low English-speaking skills.
If you have a desire to communicate with me, I will be glad.
Here is my Skype ID – jevgeniikyrychyk.

Thursday, January 17th 2013

Great lesson! I learn so much here.
Thanks!!

Sunday, January 20th 2013

really i enjoy this video but i’d like to ask about when you have a problem in your teeth you could say also toothache ?

Monday, February 11th 2013

could you explain fart, burp and cramps once again, please?

Saturday, February 16th 2013

Hey. I have one question.
Take a dump- do normal shit-Is it meaning?

Thursday, February 21st 2013

very useful your class thanks a lot

continue doing this videos
us will very grateful

please correct me if a had any mistake

Monday, March 11th 2013

very useful thank you :)

Tuesday, March 19th 2013

very useful , thnx .

Thursday, April 4th 2013

It´s a very useful lesson. I would like you do another with more vocabulary as por example “in the surgery”
Thank you
It´s a good job

Tuesday, April 16th 2013

Thank you so much! Your videos are very useful and funny!

Monday, September 23rd 2013

I have learned some great things from the instructor today and i am sure this would help me in my every day activity….thanks to you teacher.

Friday, November 29th 2013

Dear jon,for the first time when i started watching Engvid lessons i couldn’t follow your slang and your way.Although you are taking in a relaxed and funny way,i didn’t get much.Later when i tried following ,now i love your classes very much.Another awesome teacher from Engvid.Thank you Teacher

Tuesday, December 10th 2013

Randomly but great…thank you

Sunday, January 5th 2014

i love your lessons! you’re so funny ;)

Tuesday, January 14th 2014

thank you

Sunday, January 19th 2014

Thank you *-*

Monday, February 24th 2014

Hi Jon,
thanks for your lesson.
I enjoy it

Friday, March 21st 2014

Hi Jon
I really feel sorry for that poor guy on the board I wonder how he can have a smiley face;) by the way it’s a great way to illustrate your point using such simple and funny drawings, I really enjoy your lessons would you be nice enough and make a lesson about how to describe people I mean their behavior not their appearance

Wednesday, April 16th 2014

Hi John

After I have read all the comments I want to thanks you for this wonderful lesson.
Utopia20 has had a nice subject about how to describe people behavior.
I meat a lot of people who think different and act definitely opposite( contrast) for what they say before.
Very nice advice” Trust your self not to think about what others say”
I enjoy your way to teach, really nice.
Alina Mohamed

Wednesday, June 18th 2014

Thank you for being on EngVid.

Friday, July 11th 2014

Hi Jon
I did not understand the meaning of “Congested”.
Would you explain it for me ?!!

Thursday, July 31st 2014

Nice presentation & good teacher. I 100% agree with you “Trust your self not to think about what others say”
Thank so much Jon..

Wednesday, September 17th 2014

Hhhhhhhhhh you did it again

Monday, March 30th 2015

“Congested” could be a stuffy nose.

Tuesday, May 19th 2015

Jon! you should talk a little bit more when we can say (I have a headache for example I say I have congestion? or Im congestion?

Monday, June 8th 2015

Thank you thecher Jon. Lesson is very well.

Sunday, June 28th 2015

Great lesson! Thanks John!

Sunday, September 6th 2015

thanks jon!

Wednesday, November 18th 2015

As a new English learner, this lesson real has too much new words. umm, let me repeat and memories. God bless my small vocabularies. Thanks, teacher!

Wednesday, March 2nd 2016

Hi Jon,
thank you very much for this really very very important and helpful lesson, you explained so good and also was very funny 😂

Monday, March 7th 2016

Thanks you so much.

Thursday, April 14th 2016

Thank you :)

Friday, July 15th 2016
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