Thursday, July 20, 2017

Holding the Bag 11: A Sleepless Night

VOA English in a Minute: Sleep Like a Rock
How does a rock sleep? And how do you sleep like one? Find out in this week's episode of English in a Minute!

  • Does Negasi sleep like a rock?  Why or why not?

Also watch:

VOA Learning English: How Stress Affects Mental Bandwidth
New research shows how a lack of money, food or even time can affect decision making and the ability to act.

  • Does stress help or hurt Negasi's ability to make a decision about the money?  Why?

Holding the Bag by Ana Gianola
Negasi is a taxi driver from Ethiopia who has been in the U.S. for many years and has a family. He accidentally becomes involved in a robbery and faces a moral issue. (Buy here)

(Vocabulary coming soon)