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GOOGLE, OR THE DOCTOR?

Objective To improve your listening and reading skills.

Think about it What do you do when you’re ill? How often do you visit the doctor? Do you trust doctors in general? Why? Why not? Have you ever looked up any symptoms online? Which ones? Why? Have you ever self-diagnosed? How effective was it? What dangers are involved in self-diagnosing? What other typical illnesses or diseases do you think people find out about online?

Exams This activity will help prepare you for English exams such as CAE, IELTS and TOEFL.

What do you do if you aren’t feeling well? Go to bed? Visit the doctor? These days, more and more people are using the internet to self-diagnose. But is it such a good idea? Here are several common disorders and illnesses that people often search for online. [Disclaimer – none of the information on this page has been verified by a medical specialist. If you’re feeling bad, consult a doctor!]

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The latest issue of Hot English (162) is out now! Learn over 300 useful words and expressions and improve your listening skills with Learn Hot English! This month: 12 important proverbs and sayings that are common in conversation. Plus, 12 useful prepositions of place, negotiating words and expressions, 8 useful phrasal verbs for chatting about someone, 15 useful words and expressions to use when you visit someone’s house, 8 words and expressions for ending a phone call, 8 useful idioms... plus: • Fashion – the things we hate! • Travel – the benefits of student exchanges. • Food – snacks to make you feel better. • Grammar – the present perfect passive. • Business – how to arrange a meeting. • Social – catching up on the latest news. • Cinema – movies for kids you won’t hate. • Mystery – two spooky mysteries. • Language – how to remember difficult words. • Recipe – onion soup. • Legal – ridiculous lawsuits. • Psychology – how to get your revenge with a home. • Music – Taylor Swift. • Medicine – Google, or the doctor? • Family – embarrassing parents. AND LOTS, LOTS MORE! By reading and listening to all this great content, you'll improve your English reading and listening skills and learn up to 300 useful words or expressions. Plus, you'll get a better job and pass English-language exams more easily. Guaranteed!
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