Sarah is my friend. She is from America. She didn't have a good eating habit, so she is overweight. Now she regrets to eat too much. She is dying to be thin. Can you h
going on a diet
having an operation
drinking weight-loss tea taking weight-loss pills
Dying to be thin
1.Where does Amy come from? Canada
2.What kind of pills did Amy take? Weight-loss pills called Fat-Less. 3.Who insisted on sending Amy to the hospital? Her mother.
The first email: Dying to be thin
Let's listen to the first email, and get some detail information from it.
Young women want a1. slim figure in Canada. ashamed of her body. So she Amy was 2._______ is trying to 3. lose weight. She's taking weight-loss4. pills called Fat-less which are qiute5. popular among young women there. The pills really6. work , and She has lose 7. 7 kilograms in the last two months. But she doesn't feel so 8. energetic sometimes. Her mother told her those pills are9. dangerous and that 10. health is the most important thing.
In order to lose weight,Amy takes weight-loss pills and becomes slimer and slimer.
The second email: Recovering
1, You three groups should come up with some questions to ask each other; 2, If group1 asks a question, and group2 answers it right, group2 will get 2 points; but if group2 can't answer the question, group1 will get 2 points;
3, Each group has 2 chances.
Weight-loss pills cause Amy's liver to fall. Her mother send her to the hospital and now she is recovering.
The third email: Re:Recovering
Dear Amy My computer was broken so I couldn't read your two e-mails until today. I'm so sorry to 听到你的事情 hear about your problem, but 我很难过 I'm glad you're feeling better and are recovering.
You're right. We shouldn't be 我们不应该为 embarrassed about our weight. I 我们的体重而感到羞愧 think you look great as you are, and you are a wonderful person. I know that the pressure to stay slim is a problem, especially for an actress. however, your mother knows best: nothing 没有什么比健康更重要 is more important than health.
It's the same in China---many people, some of whom are not overweight at all, are always going on a diet or taking weight-loss pills, which are often dangerous. I hope they can learn from your 我希望他们能够从你的故事中吸 story. 取教训 love Zhou Ling
Zhou Ling is surprised at Amy's problem and she thinks that health is the most important.
1, Do you think it is necessary to take weight-loss pills to keep slim? Why? 2, What is the most important thing for us?
Nothing is more important than our health. We should take care of ourselves and live a healthy life.
1, Try to understand the title ‘Dying to be thin’.
2, Tell Amy's story to your friend.