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Task Description
Listen to the expert, fill in the gaps, answer questions and order the words.
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Scene summary
A sleeping expert talks about why shouldn't teenagers go to school so early in the morning.
Video length
10 minutes 34 seconds
Video genre
Lectures (e.g. TED talks)
Language goals
Listening comprehension
Grammar topic
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The above lesson is a great teaching resource for:Intermediate (B1)
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This resource is intended for:High schoolers
High schoolers
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This resource is licensed by GabyBoy under the iSLCollective Copyright License.
Published 08/07/2021
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1. Fill the gap.
And another who got sothat she had to dump cold water on her son's head just to get him out of bed.
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I know that I'mmy son of the sleep he desperately needs as a rapidly growing teenager.
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… if you'reto yourself,
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Across the country , many schoolsaround 7:
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On the unfortunate days when I have toat 4am, I'm a zombie.
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Sowe've got an entire population of tired but wired youth.
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… the very type ofthat's responsible for reining in those impulsive and often risky behaviors that are so …
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But the consequences ofgo well beyond the classroom,
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… teens whoon sleep are at increased risk for a host of physical health problems that plague our country,
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have shown thatfive hours or less of sleep per night is the equivalent of driving with a blood alcohol content …
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The findings are unequivocal, and as a sleep scientist, I rarely get towith that kind of certainty.
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… the truth is, their bedtimes stay the same, but their-times get extended, resulting in more sleep.
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And they're less likely toout.
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I mean, who wouldn'ta little more pleasantness from our teens, and a little less crankiness?
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So why have wea society failed to heed this call?
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"that's like saying to the parent of a two-year-old, "Don't let Johnny nap, or he won't be ready for kindergarten.
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These are the samethat come up in district after district,
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… who havethis change,
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And think about what a gift it would be for our children to be able to wake up naturally, in harmony with their own.
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