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Vocabulary AID

Objective:
· To help participants learn vocabulary, to be better able to explain how AIDS is transmitted and is not transmitted, and how AIDS can be prevented.

Target Group:
· Secondary students, Health care workers

Group Size:
· Individual or pair

Materials:
· Worksheet "Vocabulary Aid", Teacher key

Preparation:
· Make enough copies for the number of participants

Time:
· 10 minutes

Directions:
· Match the correct statement in column B to the appropriate vocabulary word or phrase in column A.

Answer Key

1.f

2.b

3.i

4.c

5.e

6.g

7.h

8.d

9.a

10.j

VOCABULARY AID

A

B

1.__ HIV

A. a person who gives blood to be stored and used for transfusion

2.__ opportunistic

B. a disease that occurs because the disease body's immune system has been damaged

3.__ risk behavior

C. part of the blood which is responsible for destroying infections that enter the body

4.__ white blood cells

D. a communicable disease that results in a breakdown of the body's ability to fight infection

5.__ immunity

E. the body's ability to resist disease

6.__ communicable disease

F. the most widely used name for the virus that causes AIDS

7.__ AIDS-related complex

G. a disease that is passed from one person to another

8.__ Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome

H. a condition caused by the HIV infection in which a person tests positive and has some symptoms

9.__ blood donor

I. a behavior that threatens a person's health and increases their chances of becoming ill

10.__ abstinence

J. choosing not to have sexual intercourse