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1 Reading 1 Sleep Reading 2 Use it or lose it Unit 11 Use it or lose itReading 1 SleepReading 2 Use it or lose it创思英语
2 Reading 1 Sleep Look at the headline Sleep better than midnight oil on eve of examsWhat is meant by “midnight oil”?Paraphrase the title.
3 Reading 1 Sleep Scan the article to find the answers: What was the research subject?Where did the research happen?Where can the results be found?What task were volunteers asked to do?The link between sleep and memoryHarvard Medical SchoolNature NeuroscienceA “visual discrimination”
4 Reading 1 Sleep Match the causes and effects Task 4 on p.91 KEYS: 1 E 2 F 3 D 4 B 5 A 6 C
5 Reading 2 Use it or lose it Glance through the text quickly, and answer the following questions.
6 Reading 2 Use it or lose it What is the main idea?Paraphrase “use it or lose it”How to keep the brain youngIf we do not use our brain, our mental efficiency will decline.
7 Reading 2 Use it or lose it The general text pattern is .A. cause-effectB. problem-solutionC. general-specific
8 Reading 2 Use it or lose it What are the three ways in which mental function changes?Mental speedLearning capacityWorking memory
9 Reading 2 Use it or lose it Which THREE of the following are given in the text?A detailed description of the structure of the brainAn account of the effects of ageing on the brainA report about the results of several research projectsA description of several methods of testing mental abilityAn explanation of low mental decline can be limited
10 Reading 2 Use it or lose it The rest tasks in the textbook.