Air Pollution and Intelligence

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Published: 8.31.2018
Level 5   |   Time: 2:57
Accent: British
BBC (8.28.2013)

Researchers believe air pollution has a negative impact on cognitive performance.

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triangle Directions 목표 Direcciones


  1. READ the VOCABULARY

    It is important to read the vocabulary before you watch the video. This will improve your ability to understand the video. It will also help you understand how the new vocabulary is used naturally.

  2. WATCH the VIDEO

    The first time you watch the video, just try to understand the overall situation.

  3. ANSWER the QUESTIONS

    First try to answer all the questions from memory. Then rewatch the video and try to answer the questions that you missed.

  4. WATCH and READ the SCRIPT

    Watch the video again while you read the script. Reading and listening at the same time will help you hear each individual word and improve your listening accuracy.

  5. DO the ACTIVITIES

    There are several different activities that focus on test preparation, vocabulary, grammar, and sentence structure.

  1. LEA el VOCABULARIO

    Es importante leer el vocabulario antes de ver el video. Esto mejorará su capacidad para comprender el video. También le ayudará a comprender cómo se usa el nuevo vocabulario de forma natural.

  2. VER el VIDEO

    La primera vez que vea el video, intente comprender la situación general.

  3. RESPONDE a las PREGUNTAS

    Primero intente responder todas las preguntas de memoria. Luego, vuelva a ver el video e intente responder las preguntas que se perdió.

  4. MIRAR Y LEER

    Mire el video nuevamente mientras lee el guión. Leer y escuchar al mismo tiempo lo ayudará a escuchar cada palabra individual y mejorará su precisión auditiva.

  5. HACER LAS ACTIVIDADES

    Hay una serie de actividades diferentes que se centran en la preparación de la examen, el vocabulario, la gramática y la estructura de las oraciones.

  1. 어휘 읽기

    비디오를 보기 전에 어휘와 배경을 읽는 것이 중요합니다. 이렇게 하면 비디오를 이해하는 능력이 향상됩니다. 또한 새로운 어휘가 어떻게 자연스럽게 사용되는지 이해하는데 도움이됩니다.

  2. 비디오 보기

    비디오를 처음 볼 때 전체 상황을 이해하려고 노력하세요.

  3. 문제에 답하기

    먼저 모든 질문에 답을 해보세요. 그런 다음 비디오를 다시보고 놓친 질문에 답해보세요.

  4. 비디오 보면서 대본 읽기

    대본을 읽는 동안 비디오를 다시 보세요. 읽기와 듣기를 동시에 하면 각각의 단어를 듣고, 듣기 정확도를 향상시킬 수 있습니다.

  5. 액티비티 하기

    듣기 정확도, 발음, 어휘, 문법 및 문장 구조에 초점을 맞춘 다양한 액티비티가 있습니다.

triangle Vocabulary 어휘 Vocabulario


  • ☐ ☐ ☐ emerge [v] - be discovered
  • ☐ ☐ ☐ verbal skills [n] - language skills
  • ☐ ☐ ☐ joint [adj] - combined
  • ☐ ☐ ☐ chronic [adj] - occurring again and again
  • ☐ ☐ ☐ exposure [n] - touched by
  • ☐ ☐ ☐ harm [v] - injure
  • ☐ ☐ ☐ cognitive [adj] - related to thinking
  • ☐ ☐ ☐ performance [n] - ability
  • ☐ ☐ ☐ monitor [v] - watch
  • ☐ ☐ ☐ pollutants [n] - dangerous chemicals, pollution
  • ☐ ☐ ☐ publish [v] - print (some writing) and give to the public
  • ☐ ☐ ☐ significant [adj] - large
  • ☐ ☐ ☐ a drop [n] - a decrease
  • ☐ ☐ ☐ average [adj] - middle, normal
  • ☐ ☐ ☐ equivalent to [exp] - equal to
  • ☐ ☐ ☐ enormous [adj] - very large
  • ☐ ☐ ☐ degenerative [adj] - causing decay, getting worse
  • ☐ ☐ ☐ previous [adj] - before
  • ☐ ☐ ☐ particularly [adv] - especially
  • ☐ ☐ ☐ striking [adj] - surprising, shocking
  • ☐ ☐ ☐ come out [phv] - finish the study, get a result
  • ☐ ☐ ☐ put forward [phv] - give, suggest
  • ☐ ☐ ☐ manual [adj] - physical labor
  • ☐ ☐ ☐ exposed [adj] - put in danger
  • ☐ ☐ ☐ toxic [adj] - poisonous, bad
  • ☐ ☐ ☐ surely [adv] - definitely, of course
  • ☐ ☐ ☐ rural [adj] - countryside
  • ☐ ☐ ☐ fumes [n] - gases
  • ☐ ☐ ☐ tissues [n] - brain material
  • ☐ ☐ ☐ regulate [v] - control
  • ☐ ☐ ☐ shrink [v] - make smaller
  • ☐ ☐ ☐ vulnerable [adj] - in a weak or dangerous position
  • ☐ ☐ ☐ implications [n] - effects
  • ☐ ☐ ☐ hit the headlines [exp] - be in the news

[n] - noun,  [v] - verb,  [phv] - phrasal verb,  [adj] - adjective,  [exp] - expression



triangle Questions 문제 Preguntas [ ? ]

Questions

These are guided listening questions. These questions are NOT designed to test or trick you. They are designed to guide you through the video.

TIP: If you don’t understand something in the video, click "Show Answers". You should be able to understand all of the important points of the video by reading the questions and the correct answers.

Preguntas

Estas son preguntas de escucha guiada. Estas preguntas NO están diseñadas para ponerte a prueba o engañarte. Están diseñados para guiarlo a través del video.

CONSEJO: Si no entiende algo en el video, haga clic en "Show Answers". Debería poder comprender todos los puntos importantes del video leyendo las preguntas y las respuestas correctas.

질문

이것은 안내식 듣기 질문입니다. 이 질문들은 당신을 시험하거나 속이기 위한 것이 아닙니다. 동영상을 통해 안내하도록 설계되었습니다.

팁 : 동영상에서 이해가 되지 않는 부분이 있으면 "Show Answers"를 클릭하세요. 질문과 정답을 읽으면서 영상의 중요한 요점을 모두 이해할 수 있어야 합니다.


  1. Air pollution can ______.
    harm your lungs
    harm your breathing
    harm your thinking
    harm your nose

  2. The study measured people's ______ and ______ skills.
    math
    musical
    language
    reading

  3. People exposed to high levels of pollution ______ than unexposed people.
    had slightly lower test scores
    had much lower test scores
    had the same test scores
    took longer to complete tests

  4. The study also showed that pollution ______.
    can increase the risk of other diseases
    makes people age faster
    causes lung degeneration
    is not related to lung disease

  5. ______ and ______ tended to do worse in the study.
    Elderly men
    Educated men
    Pregnant women
    Less educated people

  6. These groups do worse because they ______.
    work outside in big cities
    work outside on the farms
    stay inside and don't get fresh air
    can't afford to buy filters and masks

  7. The majority of deaths in India related to air pollution occur ______.
    in urban areas
    in rural areas

  8. In the brain, white matter ______.
    fights disease
    controls memories
    regulates breathing
    controls math and language

  9. Air pollution _______ the amount of white matter in the brain.
    increases
    decreases

  10. ______ in the world are breathing polluted air.
    19% of all people
    59% of all people
    90% of all people
    99% of all people



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