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FEATURE
Shopping in American
and British English

COLUMNS
Metaphor
What we talk about
when we talk about
illness

Focus on Language
Study:

Introduction
Text types

Reviews and discursive texts
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New word of the month
Words describing
21st-century ailments

Top Tips for the CD-ROMs
Exploring vocabulary relating
to illness and health

onestopenglish.com

Top Tips for the CD-ROMs
Exploring vocabulary relating to illness and health
by Mairi MacDonald

>Main article

Activity 1 Listening for stress

Answers

anorexia
appendicitis
arthritis
bronchitis
bulimia
cirrhosis
conjunctivitis
emphysema
encephalitis
haemophilia
laryngitis
meningitis
multiple sclerosis
pneumonia
tonsillitis

/a/
/i/
/e/
//
//
appendicitis
arthritis
bronchitis
conjunctivitis
encephalitis
laryngitis
meningitis
tonsillitis
emphysema anorexia cirrhosis
pneumonia
multiple sclerosis
bulimia haemophilia

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