WRITING : After watching the video and reading the text, please try to write an essay about “sleep”. Focus on the causes and effects of not having enough sleep and make some  suggestions.

Note: you don’t have to use all the points below, and you can also add your own ideas.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SVQlcxiQlzI

Causes of not having enough sleep

  • Early morning classes
  • Homework
  • Computer games
  • Social demands
  • Stress
  • Hormonal changes etc.

Effects of not having enough sleep

  • Difficulty in concentration and learning
  • Mood swings
  • Behavioral problems
  • Acne and skin problems
  • Depressive mood
  • Feeling hopeless about the future
  • Heart disease, obesity and diabetes
  • % 12 higher risk of death

What can be done?

  • Keeping consistent sleep and wake schedules
  • Relaxing activities before bed
  • Delaying the start of classes

Prepared by Didem Bayrak

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