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 Ebrarr on Wed, 06/01/2022 - 07:08

I sleep at 3 o'clock.

Submitted by IhorDev on Mon, 04/04/2022 - 18:42

I sleep 9 hours

Submitted by rainyhappy on Sun, 04/03/2022 - 21:47

I sometimes sleep well at the night if I feel tired on that day but I usually wake up while I sleep to go to toilet or I sneeze. That is so terrible bed time for me. I usually sleep approximately 5 hours per day.

Submitted by JS0672 on Sun, 04/03/2022 - 16:07

Yes, I sleep well. I sleep 8 hours

Submitted by rainyhappy on Sat, 03/26/2022 - 16:13

I think I have a sleep bad because I always have a nightmare. I sleep around 5-6 hours per day.

Submitted by Rosy on Fri, 04/01/2022 - 04:43

My suggestion, you should try meditation just before going to be. The mediation I mentioned is concerned with any religion, only sort of mental exercise. Thank you.

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Submitted by Vikaffffffffiii on Tue, 03/01/2022 - 18:52

No, I am bad sleep because me to don't go sleep. I usually sleep 9 hours

Submitted by KirV on Fri, 02/18/2022 - 11:56

Yes, I sleep well. I usually sleep 8-9 hours.

Submitted by Lin on Wed, 02/16/2022 - 10:00

yeah, I'm sleeping well. I sleep 8 hours or more than a night.

Submitted by butterfly123 on Thu, 02/03/2022 - 04:52

yeah i sleep well, i used go to bed at 11:30

Submitted by snroz111 on Sun, 01/30/2022 - 13:56

I go to bed at 11 o clock and I speak my sister until 11.30 . and ı slepp 9 hours

Submitted by Mangorian on Fri, 01/14/2022 - 17:06

I sleep for around 8 hours a day, I read teens need to sleep for 8 to 12 hours daily and also take small nap at afternoon time if they not able to do so they may affect their health and may get ill. So we should sleep for 8 to 12 hours daily. Thank You

Submitted by arianaparedes on Mon, 12/27/2021 - 17:36

Yes, I slept well. I usually sleep for 8 to 6 hours, since it is a bit difficult for me to sleep.Geo-1
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Submitted by Chayanne on Fri, 12/17/2021 - 17:32

I go to bed at 10 pm but I sleep at 1 am . I sleep 8-10 hours.

Submitted by poncebaque on Thu, 12/16/2021 - 03:20

well, I'm a person who always goes to sleep when I'm actually sleepy, I can't sleep more than 8 hours because I feel like my body itches I think that's a responsibility since my parents taught me to always be punctual when I was little with the classes and that is why I always got up early in a few words it became customary and I don't really sleep well

Submitted by Jania on Wed, 12/15/2021 - 23:07

Every day I sleep very well.. I sleep 8 hours every night.

Submitted by Jania on Wed, 12/15/2021 - 23:05

Thak u Doctor for share us important information.

Submitted by Carlillo on Tue, 12/14/2021 - 23:09

I try to sleep well but the virtual classes won´t let me. I also have a lot of homework to do specially from my english class so I need to use some of my sleeping time in order to not be overwhelmed next day. :)

Submitted by DSAS on Mon, 12/13/2021 - 17:21

yes, I sleep well. i think i sleep about 7 to 8, hours some days more and some days less

Submitted by TwilightSparkle on Thu, 11/25/2021 - 12:41

Thank you Doctor

Submitted by Emari on Wed, 12/15/2021 - 03:33

Do you sleep well? Yes, I do How many hours do you sleep a night? I sleep 8 hours at night

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Submitted by zoeytruong on Thu, 11/18/2021 - 10:50

I usually sleep well, but sometimes I have nightmares. Sometimes i can't sleep because I drank tea or cafe in the night before, I was allergic to those things. around 7-8 hours is my time to sleep

Submitted by rainyhappy on Wed, 11/17/2021 - 04:52

I was not sleep well last night because I could not breath sometime. I usually sleep about 5 hours a night.
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Submitted by Darkside on Sun, 11/14/2021 - 07:48

I had trouble sleeping for a while, but I've found some ways to help me. My best tips: 1) drinking lemon balm in bed 2) listening to music or calm English podcasts, and 3) not thinking too much

Submitted by Mari_shveli on Sat, 11/06/2021 - 12:31

Well, I have sleeping problems. I'm so emotional, and also I have nervous problems, I can't control myself. Sometimes I need medicament to sleep well, Because of my problems, I usually sleep like 6-7 hours.
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Submitted by hikaru on Mon, 10/18/2021 - 17:37

my problem is very diferent, because I don't stop to sleep, I like so much and is very dificult for to do the diary homeworks. Any time is enough.

Submitted by Dannnn on Sat, 10/16/2021 - 04:40

I sleep enough hours to be healthy

Submitted by oscarpedu on Fri, 10/15/2021 - 21:10

I don't have a sleep well but usually sleep 8 hours.

Submitted by huong124 on Sun, 10/10/2021 - 08:45

yeah. I sleep 6 hours a night.

Submitted by Fenic on Wed, 09/29/2021 - 07:28

I sleep well. I sleep seven hours a night.

Submitted by mohammadasheri on Wed, 09/29/2021 - 06:54

Yes, I do. I always sleep 8 hours.

Submitted by Lan on Mon, 09/27/2021 - 03:20

It's hard for me to fall asleep and I usually go to bed late. I sleep for 6-7 hours a night.

Submitted by Macumbo on Thu, 08/12/2021 - 10:16

i usually sleep fo 10 hours because i go sleep at 8:30 pm, 9 o' clock and i wake up at 7 o clock
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Submitted by Valeria_ on Sat, 07/24/2021 - 01:47

Sometimes I sleep well but sometimes I sleep very late and that's why I can't sleep well, I sleep between 5 to 8 hours

Submitted by Ammar on Thu, 07/22/2021 - 16:55

I don't sleep well nowadays, but I'll use these useful advices, I often sleep 8 hours per night.

Submitted by ayee on Sat, 07/10/2021 - 01:11

Yes, I do. It's about six hour per night.
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Submitted by FlowerQueen on Sun, 06/27/2021 - 09:34

Yes, I do. I usually sleep nine hours. Sometimes eight or seven hours. I don't play video games, I never hear music when I sleep and I don't have a mobile phone or a TV.

Submitted by otleal on Sun, 05/30/2021 - 21:17

Yes, I sleep well. I usually sleep 7 hours a night.

Submitted by maikha on Sun, 05/23/2021 - 09:11

Yes, I do. I usually sleep 8 hours per night.

Submitted by saina1729 on Wed, 05/05/2021 - 10:00

I used to play video games a lot before sleep, I know now that it's bad because after I played them, I couldnt sleep and I didn't want to sleep.
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Submitted by tdrgn on Sun, 04/04/2021 - 09:13

I'm usually sleep at 1 am

Submitted by elchapo on Thu, 04/01/2021 - 16:40

thanks for this video. I'm Spanish and I'm not speaking English very well. But with videos, I'm learning much faster

Submitted by Zan on Thu, 03/18/2021 - 08:03

I sleep well. I usually sleep at 9 hours

Submitted by raina on Sat, 03/06/2021 - 02:23

yes i do i sleep 6-7 hours a day

Submitted by huongvu on Wed, 02/24/2021 - 16:02

Do I sleep well? Well, to be honest, I'm a light sleeper. It takes a certain amount of time for me to get to sleep. Going to sleep used to be like a piece of cake to me. Anyway, I have to go to bed early. How may hours do I sleep a night? I try to sleep at least 7 hours a night and about an hour or a half at noon.
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Submitted by fanny on Fri, 02/12/2021 - 18:40

I sleep very well and I sleep 8 hours always.
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