Breast Cancer: Detection, Prevention and Treatment - English Language Learning Teacher Resources

English Lessons: Full PDF

The Breast Cancer: Detection, Prevention, and Treatment lessons develop adult English language learners’ knowledge related to breast cancer and their English language communication skills specific to this and other health topics; all through activities that include listening, speaking, reading, and writing. 

It is true that women are much more likely to be diagnosed with breast cancer than men.  However, this disease impacts friends and family members of those at risk for or diagnosed with breast cancer. These lessons are appropriate for use with men and women alike.

  • About These Lessons (PDF)
  • Frequently Asked Questions and Video Segment Information (PDF)
  • Key Vocabulary (PDF)
  • Warm-Up and Closing Activities (PDF)
  • Prevention (PDF)
  • Symptoms (PDF)
    • Segment 4, Parts 1 and 2: Breast Cancer is Silent

  • Traditional Medicine (PDF)
    • Segment 3: Doctors Talk About Traditional Medicine


  • Detection (PDF)
    • Segment 2: Excuse me, Doctor, can you please use different words?

  • Barriers (PDF)
    • Segment 1: Why Some People Do Not Go to the Doctor



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