Puzzles: a workout for the brain: Pre-class activities

Pre-class activities

Prepare for your class by completing these activities!

Vocabulary matching


The first time you watch the video, pay special attention to the correct pronunciation of the following words:

To preserve cognition, you need to keep working your brain, just like you work your muscles. Exercise is a good way to strengthen both.
You can also help protect brain cells with a healthy diet that includes foods rich in antioxidants and omega-3 fatty acids, such as fruits and vegetables, fatty fish, and vegetable oils.

Comprehension questions