well-being

alcoholic cocktail and non-alcoholic cocktail

Video: What’s behind the surging sales of non-alcoholic drinks
Vocabulary: describing market trends and businesses (booming, buoyant, slumping)
Synonyms: drunk (wasted, hammered, tipsy)

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Present moment mindful meditation

Vocabulary: ways to relax (cuddle, pamper yourself, take a stroll)
Synonyms: relax (unwind, chill out, recharge your batteries)
Video: Hack your brain’s default mode with meditation

3:43

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Woman with Good Posture Working on Laptop

Vocabulary: the human body (wrists, ankles, joints, hips) and posture (slouched, hunched, slumped)
Video: The benefits of good posture
Speaking: discussion questions; brainstorm solutions

4:26

a wooden plate filled with nuts and berries with spices and superfood writeen on the side

Expressions: balanced diet, a pick-me-up, have a sweet tooth, staple food
Vocabulary: superfoods (kale, chia seeds, seaweed, açaí berries, goji berries)
Functional language: talking about health benefits of food

 

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