I’m too ill to sleep.’ said Siriwat. ‘Have a drink.’ said his Dad. ‘Ouch, it hurts! I’m too ill to drink.’ Siriwat had a score throat. ‘Oh dear,’ said his Dad. ‘Here is some medicine.’ ‘I’m too ill to take it.’ Next morning he had a headache. ‘Ouch, ouch! It hurts!’ ‘Medicine?’ ‘No, I’m too ill.’ By mid-day Siriwat had a tummy ache. ‘Ouch, ouch, ouch! It hurts!’ ‘Oh dear.’ said his Dad. By evening he had earache. ‘Ouch, ouch, ouch, ouch! It hurts!’ ‘Oh dear,’ said his Dad, ‘I’m calling the doctor.’ ‘I’m too ill to see the doctor.’ said Siriwat. But the doctor arrived. ‘High temperature!’ she said. ‘Take this medicine.’ ‘Good morning Dad,’ called Siriwat the next day. ‘I feel much better now!’ You can listen to and read this story on the Learn English Kids website:
it's horrible when you feel ill, isn't it? There are some things we can we do to try and stay fit and healthy. For example:
Wash your hands regularly.
Brush your teeth carefully,
Eat fruit and vegetables every day.
What else can we do? Can you think of one more thing we can all do to try and stay healthy? Write and tell us about it.