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1. TIME FOR SCHOOL ( American English - Intermediate)


Listen to the interview with a school principal about an interesting experience and complete the activity





1. There is no one outside the school because.......
a. It's too early b. The students are inside c. It's a school holiday
2. Teachers were unhappy during the first two lessons of the day because the students........
a. were absent b, didn't pay attention c. were late
3. According to Mrs Norman most people....
a. think teenagers are lazy b. know that teeenagers have got a problem c. are unaware of the tru facts
4. The change in the timetable was made.......
a. becaue the students asked for it b. against the natural rhythms of the student's body clocks
c. because of biological necessity5. Melatonin is.......
a. a hormone b. part of the brain c. a sleep disorder
6. Teenagers stay up late..........
a. they are busy b. they like speaking on the phone c. They aren't tired
7. Teenagers need.......
a. the same amount of sleep as adults b. less sleep than adults but more than children c. less sleep than children but more than adults
8. What is one result of the new timetable at this point?
a. More students come to school on time b. It's too early to tell c. Student's achievements levels are higher
9. According to research, lack of sleep.......
a. is beneficial to academic studies b. has a negative effect on academic studies c. improves memory
10. Ms Norman is hopeful the students will....
a. learn and be calmer b. get higher marks c. have no discipline problems