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What's the perfect amount of sleep for you? What effects do you notice if you don't get enough sleep?

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boba 5 February, 2021 - 11:51

in the second task 3. in the answer sheet it shows two words, but in the another order than the speaker said. so i filled the gap with these words with the order from the audiofile, but the the website counted my answer as incorrect, which i think is not "fair" and i should have one more point there, because the sense of the sentence does not change because of the order.....

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JoModerator 6 February, 2021 - 10:12

Hi boba,

Thanks for your comment and for letting us know about this problem with the task. If you put 'sleep and memory', that's correct. The online task should have accepted that answer. We'll try to fix it as soon as possible.

Best wishes,

Jo (LearnEnglish Teens team)

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AleXe_y1100 24 May, 2020 - 19:49

The perfect amount of sleep for me is 7-8 hours. Lack of sleep drains my mental abilities and I find it more difficult to concentrate or learn new things. Sleep deprivation also negatively affects my emotional state.

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Mitriy 22 May, 2020 - 23:48

I usually sleep from 8 to 10 hours a day. If I sleep less or more than this time, I was feel tired during all day. But when I sleep 10 hours, I become more productive and active. That is why, I believe that this is the most optimal period of time for sleep.

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Oladushek 22 May, 2020 - 17:28

The perfect amount of sleep for me is 7-8 hours. I have to say, that the amount of sleep doesn't have any meaning for me if I fall asleep too late. That is why I usually try to go bed before 12 PM because it is the only chance for me to have sleep of a good quality.
If I don't get enough sleep, I can't accept any information. The process of study becomes insufferable for me! I also become really nervous and cannot communicate with other people well.

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PolinaM 22 May, 2020 - 16:55

For me the perfect amount of sleep is from 7 to 8 hours. If I sleep less than 6 hours, I feel terrible. I've noticed that if I don't get enough sleep, I become inattentive and irritable. Besides, it becomes difficult for me to complete even the simplest study tasks.

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Jmyh 22 May, 2020 - 13:02

Sleeping is the best way to relax for my organism. I absolutely agree with the Professor that the perfect amount of sleep is 8-10 hours. I try to follow this recommendation, especially before hard day. If I sleep less, I become lazy, I cannot focus on daily issues and even on study.

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AsyaB 22 May, 2020 - 12:28

I usually sleep about 6-8 hours. This is the perfect amount of sleeping for me. If I don't get enough sleep, I'll feel tired and I will not be able to concetrate on work during the day.

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ksenjaboeva 22 May, 2020 - 12:10

The perfect amount of sleeping for me is about 6 to 7 hours. If I sleep less, I feel myself very bed and I cannot concentrate on my doings. If I sleep more than 7 hours I feel myself not so active, and I am not ready to work for 1 hour yet.

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BehBol 21 March, 2020 - 10:47

The perfect amount of sleeping for me is about 5 to 6 hours. If I sleep less than this amount, I don't have enough focus on issues. On the other hand, if I sleep more than 6 hours, I won't be cheerful and lively.

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JohnyC 29 January, 2020 - 16:03

Well, I agree with the speaker that 8 -10 hours of sleep is good for a human's brain and body but the main reason, which stops me from that is that the more you sleep the less time you have in your day to be productive and to do things, which are important for you. And that's why I am not going to stick to this perfect 10 hours' sleep schedule.
If I don't get enough sleep, basicly in the morning I barely can get off the bed and most likely I feel horrible. So, that's why I think that it's extremely important to find this working for you amount of hours being asleep.

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bilko 13 September, 2018 - 17:11

Thanks to this text ı have learned many new vocabularies and phrases.

I agree with the idea that, getting enough and quality sleep is very crucial for memorization.

if ı don't get enough sleep, ı will be nervous and can't concentrate well.

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