English Culture Videos

"Men's Health"

Instructions: Watch this video on men's health and answer the questions. Then, read the script at the bottom of the page.

As mentioned in the video, the purpose of Movember is to raise awareness on health issues including cancer and _______.

Welcome to Movember, the month in which greater awareness is being raised on the issues of men's health including prostate cancer, testicular cancer, and suicide. (Although not mentioned in the video, there are certainly many health conditions that should be addressed, and these would include obesity and heart disease. The are just not stated in the video.)

This movement first started in _____ in 2003.

And this actual movement stated back in 2003 in Australia . . .

One of the goals is to reduce the number of preventable deaths by _____% by 2030.

One of the main goals is to reduce preventable deaths in men by 25% by the year 2030.

Online Investigations and Discussion Questions

What are the top five causes of death in men and women in different countries or regions of the world? What about in people under 21 years of age? What are measures that people can take to minimize their risk of health issues or death for each of these conditions?

Video Script

Hello! I'm Randall, and as you can see, I have a slight beard and mustache, and well, welcome to Movember, the month in which greater awareness is being raised on the issues of men's health including prostate cancer, testicular cancer, and suicide. 

And this actual movement stated back in 2003 in Australia, and one of the main goals is to reduce preventable deaths in men by 25% by the year 2030.

I believe that in the end, everyone will benefit.