Unit 1. IT’S YOUR LIFE

Lesson 8. A HEALTHY LIFESTYLE

Цілі: формувати навички вживання нових лексичних одиниць; удосконалювати навички усного мовлення й читання; розвивати мовну здогадку й мовленнєву реакцію учнів; виховувати позитивне ставлення до здорового способу життя.

Procedure

1. Warm-up

Answer the questions.

1. Do you think you have a healthy life style?

2. Is it possible to have a healthy life style in modern world?

3. Why do many people try to have a healthy life style?

2. Speaking

Do ex. 1, p. 30.

3. Reading

Do ex. 2, p. 30.

4. Vocabulary practice

Do ex. 3, p. 31.

Key: rapid, solve, nightmare, breathe, stage.

5. Reading and speaking

Do ex. 4, p. 31.

6. Speaking

Do ex. 5, p. 32.

7. Grammar practice

Do ex. 6, p. 32.

8. Vocabulary practice

What time do you usually go to bed? Do you get enough sleep?

Complete the sentences with the words from the box.

Alarm clock, asleep, bedtime, fall asleep, get up, go to bed, insomnia, morning person, nightmares, night owl, oversleep, sleep-in, take a nap, wake up, yawn

1. I love to stay up very late and watch TV or surf the Net. All my friends call me a … .

2. When I worry too much about my school grades, I have … . I can’t sleep very well.

3. My … is really very loud. It wakes me up, and it also wakes my neighbors up!

4. I often sleep late, or … , on weekends.

5. Watching scary movies gives me … .

6. Yes, he is … . I can hear him snoring.

7. My classmate is a … . He loves to get up at 6:00 every morning and exercise before class.

8. In many countries, it’s common to sleep for a short time in the afternoon. Do you ever … ?

9. When I feel sleepy, I open my mouth very wide and I … .

10. I always go to bed at 10:30 p.m., but our son is only four years old, so his … is at 8:30.

11. I have to get up at 7:00 tomorrow morning. I hope I don’t … and get up at 7:30.

12. Getting enough sleep is very important. I usually go to bed at 10 p.m. and I … at 6 a.m.

13. I wake up at 6 a.m., but I don’t … right away. I like to stay in bed for five or ten minutes.

14. It’s 11 pm. It’s time to … . It’s bedtime.

15. After I go to bed, I like to read a book for a while before I … .

Key: 1 night owl, 2 insomnia, 3 alarm clock, 4 sleep-in, 5 nightmare (s), 6 asleep, 7 morning person, 8 take a nap, 9 yawn, 10 bedtime, 11 oversleep, 12 wake up (or “get up”), 13 get up, 14 go to bed, 15 fall asleep.

9. Summary

Answer the questions.

1. What time did you go to sleep last night? Why?

2. What time did you get up this morning? Are you tired now?

Work in groups

Discuss the following statements.

Possible answers:

1. I disagree completely

2. I mostly disagree

3. I’m not sure

4. I mostly agree

5. I agree completely

Falling asleep is easy

1

2

3

4

5

Everyone should take afternoon naps

1

2

3

4

5

You should drink coffee if you feel sleepy at school or work

1

2

3

4

5

It’s impolite to yawn

1

2

3

4

5

Watching a scary movie just before you sleep will make you have a nightmare

1

2

3

4

5

People should go to bed early and get up early

1

2

3

4

5

Dreams can sometimes tell us about our future

1

2

3

4

5

If you have insomnia, you should take a sleeping pill

1

2

3

4

5

Everyone should get eight or nine hours of sleep each night

1

2

3

4

5

Not getting enough sleep can lower your grades in school

1

2

3

4

5

Sleeping is fun

1

2

3

4

5

10. Homework

Do ex. 7, p. 32.

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