Sunday, March 1, 2015

Five things that Successful People do before going to bed

Business English Conversation lesson.  Another way to give yourself a boost to succeed in business.  

If you are a freelancer, then the line between work and home is blurred.  So in order to have your next day get off on the right foot, you need to have a routine before going to bed. 

Read this short article and be prepared to discuss it with your English Teacher 
http://www.forbes.com/sites/peterhigh/2015/02/16/five-things-successful-people-do-before-they-go-to-bed/

Key Terms 
quell
ensure
 burn the candle at both ends
overall
decompress
prodigiously
disruptive 
counter-intuitive
 playing in their heads
prioritize
thoughts appear to “pop”
cognitive precursors
simmering
condoned

Questions
According to the article, what is the most important thing you can do? 
What did the author learn from the book "The Giving Tree?"  https://archive.org/stream/TheGivingTree/The_Giving_Tree_djvu.txt
How is that different from the lesson that children learn from the book? 
How does planning for the next day help the night before?
Some people plan their day while they are getting ready to go home, which do you do.
What types of things do you get ready for the next day? 
When do you plan your next day?  
What types of books do you read for pleasure?
Which type of books do you like to read, paper or e-book?
Do you read those books at night?
Where do you put your cell phone?  
Do you turn it off at night? 
Do you agree with the last point, that you need 7 hours a night?
How many hours of sleep do you get every night? 
Do you sleep enough?



Lesson Plan by Rachael Alice Orbach - Professional English teacher 






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