A good night's sleep

A young man sleeping in bed

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Host: At exam time it is important to sleep well. Today we have Doctor Baker with us in the studio and he is going to give us five top tips for getting a good night’s sleep. Welcome to the show, Doctor Baker. 

Dr Baker: Thank you. It’s great to be here. Let’s start with tip one. Don’t go to bed with the television on. Some people think they can sleep well with the TV on, but the noise and lights mean you don’t really sleep well, so turn it off!

Tip two: Don’t think too much before bedtime. Do your hardest homework earlier in the evening. Do easier homework later. If your brain is too busy and full of ideas it takes longer to get to sleep.

Tip three: Don’t play video games for an hour before you go to sleep. They also make your brain too busy and active. 

Tip four: Turn off your cell phone when you go to bed. What is so important that it can’t wait until the morning? If possible, leave your phone in another room. 

Tip five: Play music if you like. But don’t play it too loud. Turn the sound down low.

Host: Thank you, Doctor. That is very useful advice for our young listeners.


Do you sleep well? How many hours do you sleep a night?

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Submitted by yongkang2821 on Tue, 12/15/2020 - 02:22

I always sleep well. I sleep seven hours.

Submitted by yongkang28161 on Tue, 12/15/2020 - 01:59

I usually sleep 8 hours. I think sleep is very important!

Submitted by yongkang2716 on Mon, 12/14/2020 - 05:26

I always sleep well. I usually sleep about 8 hours.

Submitted by yongkang2626 on Mon, 12/14/2020 - 03:39

I normally sleep well. I usually sleep 9 hours.

Submitted by yongkang2609 on Mon, 12/14/2020 - 03:11

I sleep usually 5 hours

Submitted by seonghj2607 on Mon, 12/14/2020 - 02:59

i sleep well, i sleep 7 to 6 hours.

Submitted by yongkang2609 on Mon, 12/14/2020 - 02:47

Yes ,l do l always sleep 4 hour

Submitted by yongkang2602 on Mon, 12/14/2020 - 02:46

It's hard for me sleep early

Submitted by yongkang2619 on Mon, 12/14/2020 - 02:32

I usually sleep for 6-7 hours, but I cannot fall asleep well.

Submitted by yongkang2824 on Mon, 12/14/2020 - 02:30

Yes I sleep well, I usually sleep 7 hours for a day.

Submitted by yongkang2601 on Mon, 12/14/2020 - 02:28

Sometimes i can't sleep well at night. But i solved the problems. Now I can sleep well.

Submitted by yyongkang2824 on Mon, 12/14/2020 - 02:26

I sleep well, I usually sleep 7 hours for a day

Submitted by yongkang2710 on Mon, 12/14/2020 - 02:15

Yes. I sleep eight hours a day.

Submitted by yongkang2606 on Mon, 12/14/2020 - 02:05

I normally sleep well. I usually sleep 7 to 9 hours per night. But i need to wake up little early.

Submitted by picopeca on Mon, 11/02/2020 - 14:57

I normally sleep very well. I usually sleep 10 hours more or less.

Submitted by Fawzia on Sun, 11/01/2020 - 17:15

It’s so early

Submitted by nimdini on Fri, 10/30/2020 - 13:54

yes I sleep well . I usually sleep 6 ours for a day. Because the sleep gives some relax to our mind.

Submitted by agate on Wed, 10/14/2020 - 09:02

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Submitted by quangthang on Thu, 09/10/2020 - 11:26

Sleeping is hard for me :(

Submitted by Salmaahmedmashal on Thu, 09/03/2020 - 10:34

I sleep very good I sleep from 10 pm to seven am at the weekend I get up at 9am

Submitted by Vuquan on Mon, 08/17/2020 - 09:08

I sleep very well. I always sleep 8 hours a night
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Submitted by Xuka on Thu, 08/13/2020 - 15:47

I sleep very well. The days of the week, I usually sleep 6 hours a night, from 12 am to 6 a.m. At the weekend, I get up later. I always sleep from 12 a.m to 8 a.m.

Submitted by NguyenMoon on Thu, 08/13/2020 - 12:46

i sleep 9 hours

Submitted by Luna on Mon, 08/10/2020 - 13:30

Yes ,l do l always sleep 8 hour
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Submitted by Sherry4869 on Sat, 08/08/2020 - 12:45

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Submitted by Kdinal on Tue, 07/28/2020 - 14:51

I'm used to sleeping at 10 PM and waking up at 6 AM. So I sleep during 8 hours.

Submitted by dongsoon on Thu, 07/23/2020 - 16:42

Yes I do. I usually sleep 7 hours

Submitted by braima on Thu, 07/16/2020 - 18:11

i learn to close my phone and close TV before i sleep and do my hardest homework in the morning.

Submitted by ilearniam on Wed, 07/15/2020 - 03:18

I sleep normally 8 hours but only 4 hours if urgent work to be finished. In holiday and if really tired, it gets up to 10 hours.

Submitted by marijose1234 on Mon, 07/06/2020 - 17:50

I like to sleep eight hours every Night

Submitted by Fer9TS13 on Mon, 06/29/2020 - 22:44

Yes, I do I usually sleep 8 hours, but sometimes I cannot sleep That's what I think

Submitted by KJs on Fri, 06/26/2020 - 13:25

Yes, I do. I sleep for about 8 hours but sometimes I wake up in midnight.
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Submitted by ali2009 on Thu, 06/25/2020 - 14:00

Yes I sleep well and wake up earlier and that s good for me maybe for others, and I sleep 8-9hours each single day.
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Submitted by IANPAUL on Mon, 06/22/2020 - 19:53

Yes, I do. I sleep well for 8-7 hours.

Submitted by MadikenLis on Mon, 06/22/2020 - 09:45

I'm going to bed at 10 o'clock. and sleep don't really god.

Submitted by KJs on Sun, 06/21/2020 - 11:36

Yes,I do. I sleep well for 7hours.

Submitted by Arthurcapela17 on Fri, 06/19/2020 - 14:24

yes i sleep well, i sleep 8 to 7 hours.

Submitted by KJs on Fri, 06/19/2020 - 12:23

I always have 8 hours of sleep every night. It was very good sleep.

Submitted by theoroese on Thu, 06/18/2020 - 12:34

Yes, I sleep well, normally from 7 to 8 hours per night.

Submitted by gooniechaplin on Wed, 06/17/2020 - 21:28

Sometimes I sleep well and sometimes I don't. I sleep for about 8hours. I don't have a video game in my room, I don't touch my cellphone, but I think a lot before sleep. Maybe I should think less before sleep. Bernardo 81

Submitted by eduardapschafer on Wed, 06/17/2020 - 20:51

I normally sleep well, but sometimes I take too long to sleep. I normally sleep from 6 to 7 hours and a half per night.

Submitted by maisadasilva on Wed, 06/17/2020 - 15:06

I sleep well, I usually sleep for about 8 hours every day.

Submitted by valentinaselbach on Wed, 06/17/2020 - 12:54

I have insomnia and I always watch tv in bed so... I have to change my habits, because I usually have a bad night's sleep.

Submitted by samuel_portao on Wed, 06/17/2020 - 12:32

Yes, I sleep around 6-7 hours a day and it's good for me.

Submitted by Bin6688 on Mon, 06/01/2020 - 12:42

Yes, I sleep very well and it takes me about 8 hours at night.

Submitted by fporras on Fri, 05/29/2020 - 21:05

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