Minggu, 24 November 2013

Material-deepening class Procedural Text – Ways to avoid cancer _______________________________________________________________________________ I – Words to know Please find the meaning of each below in bahasa Indonesia before you read the text.  avoid (verb) ______________________  cure (verb) ______________________  substitute (verb) ___________________  prevent (verb) _____________________  preventive (adj) ____________________  prevention (noun) __________________ The risk factor of cancer is more than ever. Here are ways to avoid cancer, that will help you live a healthier life; as prevention is always better than cure, and very much in case of cancer. The first thing you need to do is change your diet. Throw away the junk food you eat, and substitute them with healthy foods. Fresh fruits and veggies contain antioxidants which are top anti-cancer foods. Also, the more the colorful the foods the higher it has antioxidants in it. Go for organic foods, as they are not treated with pesticides, thus preventing any chemicals entering your body. So, once or twice in a week go for shopping of fresh fruits and veggies, and eat them as much as possible. Next is to start your daily detox. A simple way to do this is by drinking plenty of water. Have around 2-3 liters of water throughout the day, to flush out any toxins in your body. You can also have 2-3 cups of green tea, which is the richest source of antioxidants as your daily natural detox at home. As mentioned above lack of physical activity is also a risk factor contributing to cancer, participate in a physical activity for at least 30 minutes a day. If you tend to smoke, then quit smoking, as it is a high risk factor contributing to cancer. Drinking too much of alcohol also tends to contribute to cancer. So, reduce your alcohol consumption. One of the risk factors contributing greatly to skin cancer, is sunlight exposure. So, how to prevent skin cancer? Apart from the above measures, cover your skin properly with appropriate head wear and clothes and use a good sunscreen when out in sun. Also, try to avoid sunlight exposure, if possible. These were the various ways to avoid cancer. So, apart from following the above top ways to avoid cancer, keep educating yourself to learn about the risk factors of cancer, and how to reduce them to live a healthier life. II- Comprehension questions 1. What is the text about? ____________________________________________________________________________ 2. What is the first thing to do to avoid cancer? ___________________________________________________________________________ 3. What kind of food should we eat? ___________________________________________________________________________ 4. What is the richest source of antioxidants? ___________________________________________________________________________ 5. According to the text, what is the best way to prevent skin cancer? ___________________________________________________________________________ detox [uncountable] informal special treatment to help people stop drinking alcohol or taking drugs [= rehab] in detox She spent a month in detox REVIEW – Words to do with how to avoid cancer Below are the words or vocabulary you have learned below. To refresh your memory, please try to find the Indonesian words. ENGLISH INDONESIAN 1. avoid cancer _____________________________________ 2. live a healthier life _____________________________________ 3. prevention is always better than cure _____________________________________ 4. change your diet _____________________________________ 5. throw away the junk food ____________________________________ 6. substitute (v) _____________________________________ 7. fresh fruits and veggies ____________________________________ 8. contain (v) _____________________________________ 9. prevent (v) ____________________________________ 10. chemicals (n) ____________________________________ 11. daily detox ___________________________________ 12. flush out any toxins ____________________________________ 13. lack of physical activity ____________________________________ 14. risk factor contributing to cancer ____________________________________ 15. at least 30 minutes a day ____________________________________ 16. tend (v) ____________________________________ 17. quit smoking ____________________________________ 18. reduce your alcohol consumption ____________________________________ 19. sunlight exposure ____________________________________ 20. cover your skin ____________________________________ 21. properly (adv) ____________________________________ 22. appropriate (adj) ____________________________________ 23. various ways ____________________________________ 24. educate (v) ____________________________________ 25. apart from ____________________________________

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