In this blog post, we discuss the importance of health literacy for ESL speakers and explore strategies for teaching it to students. Health literacy is defined as the ability to obtain and understand basic health information and services, and use that information to make informed decisions about one's health. ESL speakers face unique challenges when it comes to health literacy, including limited English proficiency and cultural differences, which can lead to negative consequences, such as misdiagnosis, medication errors, and poor health outcomes. To address this issue, ESL instructors can incorporate health literacy into lesson plans and activities, use real-world scenarios, provide resources in the students' native language, encourage students to ask questions and communicate effectively with healthcare providers, and create a comprehensive health literacy curriculum. By teaching essential health literacy skills to ESL speakers, instructors can empower their students to take control of their health and well-being.