Research-based Health Literacy Materials and Instruction Guide
Beginning ABE and ESL Levels
Section 9 - Talking to Health Professionals
Stresses the importance of asking questions if you don’t understand everything a health professional tells you. Incorporates six case studies involving both oral and print information on: diabetes (lab tests and medications), high cholesterol (lab test results and medications), preparing for a colonoscopy, and oral surgery post-operative instructions.
|Basic Skills and Vocabulary|
|1. Vocabulary Lists|
|2. Sight Word List|
|3. Phonemic Awareness Activity|
|Interpreter / Translate|
|Classroom Picture Set|
|Flashcards - Label|
|Flashcards - No Label|
|Reading and Comprehension|
|1. Reading Passage|
|2. Cloze Activity|
|3. Beginner Story|
|4. Beginner Cloze Activity|
|1. (C) Colonoscopy Instructions Worksheet|
|2. (O) Asking Questions Case Studies|
|1. Word Focus|
|2. Sentence Focus|
|3. Conversation Focus|
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