English 10 UNIT 2 YOUR BODY AND YOU GETTING STARTED
Watch a short video and explain the saying : “ An apple a day keeps the doctor away ”
Activity 1: Listen and read. Nam: Hey Scott, have you ever heart the saying, “ An apple a day keeps the doctor away”? Scott: Of course, why? Nam: Did you know that it’s really true? Scott: What do you mean? If I eat one apple a day I will never get sick? Nam: Not exactly, but it can help you lose weight, build healthy bones, and also prevent diseases like cancer. Scott: Wow! That’s incredible. I drink apple juice everyday. Nam: That’s good, it will help keep you from getting Alzheimer’s disease when you get old. Scott: Is that the disease that affects your memory? Nam: Yes. Since drinking apple juice helps boost your brain’s memory function, it helps you remember things for a long, long time.
Scott: But Nam! Nam: Yeah? Scott: There are a few things I really want to forget. Nam: Like loosing the footbal match yesterday? Scott: Exactly!
- disease (n) = ailment (n)
bone (n) - weight (n) to help something to increase, improve, or become more successful
= boost (v)
lung (n) Skeleton (n)
+ disease (n) ailment /ˈeɪlmənt/ (n) : bệnh tật + balance /ˈbæləns/ (v): cân bằng + boost (v): đẩy mạnh + skeleton /ˈskelɪt(ə)n/ (n): bộ xương + brain (n): bộ não + lung (n): phổi +bone (n) : xương
Activity 2: Read the conversation again and answer the questions 1. What does “ An apple a day keeps the doctor away” mean? - Better health, good body condition, stronger…
2. Name three health benefits of eating apples or drinking apple juice - Lose weight, build healthy bones, prevent diseases like cancer. 3. Which part of the body does Alzheimer’ disease affect? - Memory or brain. 4. How does Scott feel about drinking apple juice? - He feels uncertain about the benefits of apple juice.
Activity 3: Listen and repeat the words a. Which words did you hear in the conversation? Circle them Prevent Balance Boost
nervous disease bones weight skeleton brain system lungs healthy
b. Put the words into categories as in the table NOUN
Disease Balance Skeleton System
Bones Weight Brain Lungs
Prevent Balance Boost
Activity 4: WISE WORDS. “ Laughter is the best medicine” Do you agree? Can you think of a time when laughter was the best medicine for you?
- Learn by heart new words - Prepare the new lesson.