General Listening Quiz
|man – woman
Why do some people have trouble sleeping at night and what can they do to get a good night’s rest?
“night owl” = someone who stays up late
“My brother is a real night owl, and he doesn’t go to bed until dawn.”
“sleep on it” = go to sleep and think about something overnight before making a decision
“I’m not sure if I should take the job, so I want to sleep on it.”
A. Listen to the recording and answer the questions.
Do the vocabulary quizzes with the words from the conversation for more practice:
What time do you usually go to bed at night, and what time do you usually get up? Do these times change depending on the day of the week? Have your sleep habits changed since you graduated from high school?
Use the Internet to find the answers to these questions:
- What are some of the major sleep problems or disorders?
- What are the causes of each of these problems?
- What methods of treatment are available?