Amazing facts

Amazing facts

Instructions: 

Do the preparation exercise before you listen. Then do the other exercises to check your understanding.

69

Listen to the conversation about the human body and do the exercises to practise and improve your listening skills.

Right-click on the link, and save the file.
Total votes: 1588

Topics: 

Language level: 

Discussion

Do you know any amazing facts about the human body?

Comments

hgsmf's picture
1143x
75x

I know two amazing facts which are 1. Sweat doesn’t smell bad. A stinky “body odour” is caused when the skin bacteria feed on sweat. Their waste products are what smell bad!
2. Just one drop of blood contains about 10,000 while blood cells and 250,000 platelets

up
17 users have voted.
llamharoro's picture
736x
10x

Well, when we have a idea, our brain produces enough electricity to power a small light bulb !
Yeah, now I can understand why in the film, when the character have an idea, on their head have a light bulb :)))

up
62 users have voted.
Ken's picture
38400x
666x

Did you know every human has a tennis court in his or her body. Guess what? The average surface area of the human lungs is almost equivalent to the surface area of a tennis court.
(# `)3')▃▃▃▅▆▇▉

up
69 users have voted.
Ken's picture
38400x
666x

Did you know
1) on a clear night ,the human eye can see between 2000 to 3000 stars in the sky?
2) People generally read 25% slower from a computer screen compared to paper?

up
65 users have voted.
Ken's picture
38400x
666x

Wow… Bananas and human have the same root?
I've got some classmates who have allergy to bananas, on the other hand, I like banana. Might this show that my DNA need more banana cells?? Anyway, I think 90% of Mr.Hormer's DNA is the same as a banana! !
(≧ڡ≦*)

up
62 users have voted.
sona's picture
8063x
123x

I was impressed by the fact that most of the atoms are only empty space ,just air or nothinges and if it took it out our body would be very small. This way we are empty. It is rediculous.

up
65 users have voted.
ivantorre99's picture
97x
1x

I am very surprised because I did not know that there were so many body cells. Did you know that a nap of 20 minutes is good for our health. In fact, we help to improve our concentration, mood and productivity.

up
58 users have voted.
Ken's picture
38400x
666x

Hey ivantorre! I know that 20min. nap (particularly in the afternoon) is good for our health!
Did you know how long a person's DNA is when it is stretched?
It's 2.5million time around the earth!! A great mystery in our body!!

up
66 users have voted.
Aitorze's picture
103x
1x

In my case I find it very interesting that something like bacteria are so useful and necessary to live and that most of the cells are atoms empty , air or nothing. Another interesting factor is that when you look at someone you love, your pupils dilate and when you look at someone you hate,occur the same. Also, an interesting fact is that foot thumbs have two bones
, while others have three bones.

up
60 users have voted.
Ken's picture
38400x
666x

Wow, interesting! In that sense, nobody tells if sb loves me or hates me by judging their eyes?! I always tend to think the former, cause I'm a kind of optimist!
◖ฺ|´⌣`*|◗·˳♪⁎˚♫

up
60 users have voted.
marta_diaz's picture
109x
1x

I know some things about the human body, for example that 75% of our body weight is water or that people are morning 1cm higher than in the evenings.

up
65 users have voted.
mylilimine's picture
21x
2x

I know it, too. In the evenings we are smaller than in the morning because the gravity power crumples up us. I think that science, specially biology, is amazing!

up
7 users have voted.

Pages