Basic Spanish Lesson: Asking about health

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In this video lesson, listen to Juan Carlos as he uses some basic sentences to describe how he feels. In the video, he complains that he feels sick, and his friend offers him some sound health advice.

Watch the video. There is an English translation provided below, just in case you need it.

Script: Asking about health and giving advice.

We will study expressions to ask about the health of others, to give advice and to offer help.

Are you alright?
What hurts?

I have a cold and my head hurts.

Why don´t you go to the doctor?

I don’t like doctors.

Why don’t you take a pill?

I don’t like taking pharmaceuticals.
I prefer natural medicine.

Why not drink a hot tea with lemon?

Thank you. That’s a good idea.

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