Hello everyone. I have been away since 15 February, but it has been a busy time. Today, however, I can bring you a quiz from the latest Six Minute English.
This week the topic is sleepwalking. Before you listen, read these questions:
1.) (official): What do the letters REM stand for? a) rapid eye movement; b) random eye movement; c) relative eye movement
2.) Stephen hasn't yet walked in his sleep but he has been known to _____ ______ . (two words.)
3.) Sleepwalking is genetic: in other words, it is passed on from ______ to _____ .
4.) When she sleepwalks, Margaret Brand _____ ______, _____ ______ and takes _______ . (one word for each line.)
5.) According to Dr. Dev Banerjee, the majority of sleepwalkers is fairly _________, but a proportion of them may _______ themselves or fall ___________ .
6.) One in ______ children and one in ________ adults sleepwalk.
7.) Sleepwalking may be due to a ______________ gene.
8.) Investigating this gene may help researchers to develop ____ and ________ .
Now, listen to the programme and make a note of your answers. Post them in a comment below this message, or to the Tag Board at the top right of this blog.
I look forward to participation by Everyone!