Sit back, relax and watch this...
After you've watched it, look at the questions below, watch the video again, and answer the questions:
Your Brain on Coffee Quiz
Watch the video and answer the questions below:
What increases when a person is stressed?
When the stress hormone enters the brain, a person’s and memory are affected.
a) Learning ability
b) Speaking ability
c) Writing ability
What group of people was asked to take part in an experiment about short-term memory loss?
a) Young people
Other than laughter, can also help reduce stress.
a) Doing fun activities
b) Staying at home
c) Walking alone
Which of the following is the BEST source of laughter for the elders?
a) Exercising at the gym
b) Reading books at the library
c) Spending time with their grandchildren
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Before you watch
Think about the title of the video:
While you watch
If you have time, just relax and listen once to get the general idea.
Next, listen again and answer these questions:
1. There is no reason to learn how to show you're paying attention if you are in fact:
a good actor ; paying attention ; not interested anyway
2. What does the speaker mean by "don't multitask"?:put down your mobile phone ; put away your car keys ; be present - don't be half in the conversation, and half out of it
3. When you're listening to somebody, stories and ideas might come into your head. You might even be bursting to tell them. What does the speaker recommend?:
shout them out ; remember them, and share them as soon as the other person stops talking ; let them come, and then let them go
4. The speaker recommends that, if you don't know ...:
pretend that you do know ; say that you don't know ; tell them to google it
5. As Buddha put it, if your mouth is open ...:
something might fly in there ; you're not learning ; your ears are closed
6. What are the 10 basic rules she mentions?
After you watch
What are the main ideas from the talk?
Make some questions - use the Question Grid to help you
Pip is the story of a small dog with a big dream—to become a Southeastern Guide Dog.
Does she have what it takes?
1. Where is Pip going?
a.) She is going to Canine University.
b.) She is going to the zoo.
2. What does Pip want?
a.) She wants to be with her friends.
b.) She wants to be a guide dog.
3. What problem does Pip have?
a.) She is short.
b.) She falls down.
4. Is she good at school?
a.) Yes, she’s the best student.
b.) No, she makes a lot of mistakes.
5. Does Pip give up? Does she quit?
a.) She is smart. She doesn't give up.
b.) She is short. She can't give up.
6. Does Pip improve?
a.) Yes. The teacher doesn't fall down.
b.) No, not really.
7. Does Pip pass the final exam?
a.) No, she is too short.
b.) No, she doesn’t pass the final exam.
8. What happens after the exam?
a.) Pip is in danger.
b.) Pip sees a blind woman. The woman needs help.
9. What does Pip do?
a.) Pip runs to the woman and barks at her.
b.) Pip runs to the woman and helps her.
10. What happens at the end of the story?
a.) The woman says thank you.
b.) Pip becomes a guide dog.
Before you watch:
Describe exactly what's happening