A Cure for Aging (Advanced sample exercise)
This is an intermediate to advanced topic. In class materials are always customised to the needs of students. Below is a small sample of some of the study points.
How to Cure Aging
Are you interested in anti-aging? Would you like to live 100, 200, 500 years or more? Why? Why not?
Watch the following video and then answer the questions below.
How was the video? Was it difficult? Why? Was it too fast? Were there too many new words or something else?
What did you understand from the video? Can you briefly explain what the video was about?
Watch the video again whilst reading through the text. Identify new words and phrases, ask the teacher to explain the meaning See the list below for the most commonly asked words.
1. What are senescent cells?
2. What is NAD and what does it do?
3. Explain what stem cells are and why they can be used in anti-aging therapies.
Write 3 or 4 questions that can be answered from the video. Ask other students to answer your questions.
Senescent cells 老化細胞
Stem cells 幹細胞
Human trials = clinical trials 治験
Unforeseen consequence 予期せぬ結果
Root cause 根本的な原因
Kidney failure 腎不全
Genetically engineered 遺伝子操作された、遺伝子工学の産物である
Cardiovascular disease 心血管疾患
Multiple sclerosis 多発性硬化症
Cosmic radiation 宇宙(放射)線
Try to identify any phrasal verbs and collocations in the video.