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Think of five important steps to maintaining a healthy lifestyle. Write them down and look up information on the Internet to support these ideas.
“feel like a million bucks” = feel in very good health
“Hey, some people get tired after a long day’s work, but I feel like a million bucks.”
“play it safe” = be careful and not take chances
“My knee still hurts, so I’m going to play it safe and not go jogging today.”
A. Listen to the recording and answer the questions.
Do the vocabulary quizzes with the words from the conversation for more practice:
Find information on the following topics and discuss your findings with a partner:
There are many companies that promote products promising amazing, and often, unbelievable health claims dealing with anything from weight loss to better memory power. For example, diet plans, weight loss aids, and nutritional supplements can provide health benefits, but you have to evaluate claims. So, how can we tell whether the claims are true or not? Search online for a product or service that claims to provide fantastic results, read over the information, and identify any parts of the ad that might be deceptive or misleading. Does the ad use an emotional appeal to get you to buy a product? Share your ideas with a partner.