Education

We teach to sign! #23 Health

We invite you to watch the 23rd episode of "We teach sign!". In it, we'll see Polish Sign Language signs related to topics such as health, diseases and body parts. It is explained by Elżbieta Zarębska.

Polish Sign Language signs shown in this episode of “We Teach to Sign!”

  • Health.
  • Life.
  • Disease.
  • Death.
  • Dead.
  • Physician (2 signs)
  • Nurse
  • Clinic.
  • Cold.
  • Examination.
  • Lab.
  • Collection of blood.
  • Injection.
  • EKG.
  • Pressure.
  • Pulse.
  • Tomograph.
  • Result / diagnosis
  • Emergency.
  • Hospital (2 signs).
  • Rescue.
  • Runny nose.
  • Cough.
  • Pain.
  • Headache.
  • „Headache” — but if we sign “headache” literally, “pain” + “head”, it will mean a lot of problems.
  • Vomiting.
  • Fever.
  • Inflammation.
  • Flu.
  • Allergy.
  • Skin.
  • Rash.
  • Dizziness.
  • COVID.
  • Pandemic.
  • Infection.
  • Referral.
  • sychologist.
  • Surgeon.
  • Injured.
  • Anesthesia.
  • Blood.
  • Heart.
  • Myocardial infarction.
  • Stroke.
  • Diabetes.
  • Cancer
  • Depression.
  • Rehabilitation.
  • Massage.
  • Physiotherapy.
  • Muscles.
  • Bones.
  • Joints.
  • Sprain.
  • Fracture
  • Spine.
  • Brain.
  • Prescription.
  • e-Prescription.
  • Pharmacy.
  • Pill.
  • Vitamin.
  • Pregnancy.
  • Childbirth.
  • Body.
  • Face.
  • Eye.
  • Mouth.
  • Teeth.
  • Back.
  • Hand.
  • Leg.
  • Belly.
  • I do not like — These are two similar signs, but the difference is in the facial expressions: “belly”, “I don’t like”.
  • Lungs.
  • Ribs.
  • Liver.
  • Stomach.
  • Breathing.
  • Digestion.
  • Nose.

The use of these signs in practice, you can see in the videos below.

Do you know any other signs for the words explained here? Let me know in the comment. If you want to learn more, check out the rest of the videos in this series. We also invite you to the Polish sign language course at the Centrum Rozwoju Głuchych (Deaf Development Center).

Skip to content