More computer time, less sleep (1)


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ADAPTED FROM BBC NEWS LESSONS / AUGUST 9, 2014

PEOPLE use computers and smart phones a lot [many hours] every day! Some people use the internet more than 8 hours every day. People use the internet more than they sleep. It is fun for them to be online [to use the internet]. Many people use their phone and watch television at the same time. Some people spend too much time on the internet. It is not good.

   face2 PARAGRAPH ONE QUESTIONS:

1. Every day means ...                  a. much time, for many hours

2. “a lot” means ...                        b. Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday

3. Eight is more than …              c. to do 2 things at once   (For example: to eat and watch television)

4. Eight is less than …                 d. nine (9)

5. “at the same time” means …  e. seven (7)  

6.  “online” means …                    f. to be on the internet


Children understand computers very well. Teenagers [people who are 13 to 19 years old] understand computers the best. They know computers better than adults. A doctor said we are forgetting how to be with other people. People cannot stop using their phones. People cannot stop using their computers. People talk on the phone. People talk by Skype. They do not go to see each other today. It is very bad. 

face2 PARAGRAPH TWO QUESTIONS:

1. “to understand computers” means ...             a. teenagers

2. Who understands computers best? ...            b. to know how to use computers

3. People cannot stop …                                         c. each other

4. Today people do not visit …                              d. using their computers 

5. “visit” means …                                                    e. to go to see people in their home 

6.  “teenager” means …                                           f. someone who is 13 to 19 years old 


  YOUR TURN TO TALK:

1.) Do you have a computer?  Do  you use the internet?

2.) How long (how many hours) do you use your computer every day?

3.) How do you use the internet? 



face5 WHICH IS CORRECT?:

1) Teenagers are good at computers.                            2) Teenagers is good at computers.

3) Do you use the internet?                                             4) Do you use a internet?

5) Teenager is someone 13-19 years old.                      6) Teenager is someone 1-12 years old.

7) People spend too much time on the internet.         8) People spend too many time on the internet.

9) People do not go to see each other.                          10) People do not go to see other


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