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UNIT-1

HEALTH AND MEDICINE
UNIT 1
CBSE

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In this UNIT you will develop your WRITING SKILLS • Listing factors contributing to good health • Writing an informal letter • Group discussion on good health SPEAKING SKILLS LISTENING SKILLS VOCABULARY

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• Learning to present your views in a group discussion • Expressing opinion • Listening to a conversation/feature and understanding the topic and main points. • Listening for information required. • Understanding and interpreting spontaneous spoken discourse. • Phrasal Verbs • Understanding and using words related to health and sleep. • Planning and organizing ideas • Subtitling paragraphs • Writing an e-mail. • Expressing and responding to personal feelings, opinions and attitudes. • Participating in spontaneous spoken discourse. • Words related to benefits of laughter yoga.

READING SKILLS

Introduction

(A) Do Indians get

enough sleep?

• Identifying the main points of a text. • Analysing, interpreting and inferring the ideas in a text. • Deducing the meaning of unfamiliar words.

(B) Laughter the

Best Medicine.

• Reading a poem for global and local comprehension and appreciation. • Recognizing the organization of a prose text.

(C) Whopping

HEALTH AND MEDICINE

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• Identifying the main points of a text • Deducing the meaning of unfamiliar lexical items in a given context.

• Adopting different strategies to convey ideas effectively according to purpose, topic and audience • Taking active part in a group discussion.

• Word extension using vocabulary related to eating and build.

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In this UNIT you will develop your READING SKILLS WRITING SKILLS SPEAKING SKILLS LISTENING SKILLS VOCABULARY • Writing a coherent • Presenting opinions, paragraph supporting them • Writing a diary with reasons. entry. • Taking active part in a group discussion • Punctuation • Words related to Sports and games. • Inferring the meaning of Words and phrases and using them in sentences. • Subtitling paragraphs • Sentence completion • Class project and presentation • Making a power point presentation • Words related to herbal medicine and health. CBSE

SECTION

(D) The World of

Sports.

• Selecting and extracting information from a text for a specific purpose . • Categorizing sports activities.

(E) Nature's

Medicines.

• Recognizing the organization of a text • Deducing the meaning of unfamiliar lexical items • Identifying the main points of a text

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In groups of 4-5, discuss and make a list of things that, according to you, contribute towards good health and wellness in an individual. a balanced diet

(b) ____________ ( ) ____________ ( )

(d) ____________ ( ) (e) (f) (g) ____________ ( ) ____________ ( ) ____________ ( )

(h) ____________ ( ) (i) (j) ____________ ( ) ____________ ( )

(k) ____________ ( ) Source- Reader's Digest (August 2006) Put a tick against the five most popular choices made by the groups in your class. How many groups included "A good night's sleep" as an important contributor to good health and well-being? A. Do Indians get enough sleep? A1. 1. Read the following feature article on Sleep Habits among the Indians. Aviral knew he was dead tired. Though it had been more than thirty eight hours since the forty four year old marketing executive returned to Delhi early one morning from New York, he was still recovering from jet lag. He had forced himself to remain awake the whole day as he had hoped to coerce his body into sleeping at night.

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2. But the much needed sleep seemed to elude him completely. "I hardly managed any sleep that night," Aviral recalled. The time change had completely disrupted his sleep pattern, and when he got out of bed at 7a.m. to head for office, he was...
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