2.42.3: Year 2 American English Lessons with Maestro Sersea

Hello, students. Now you will have the opportunity to read, and listen to a Health and Lifestyle article in American English. You are encouraged to carefully read the article and the vocabulary words, as well as listen to the article.  Finally, you are invited to share what you learned by writing a short summary of the article in the comments section below.

Directions: Read the article and study the vocabulary below.

Directions: Listen the audio recording of the article.

Directions: Share what you’ve learned from the article by writing a short summary in the comments section below.

5 thoughts on “2.42.3: Year 2 American English Lessons with Maestro Sersea

  1. Hello , Hind from Iraq
    As workers return to office, friends meet up and up religious service move from online to in person , people are asking the question : to shake hands or not to shake hands?
    When the coronavirus crisis first began , an event planing business in Kansas city began selling , shake hands “stickers “ the words were meant to make social situations easier , while hands have germs .
    Dr. Said I don’t think we should ever shake hands again, to be honest with you, the best way to make hand shakes safe is to be fully vaccinated .
    At the end of day Donahue said: “people cave human interaction and human touch

  2. Lesson 242.3 Year 2
    Health and Lifestyle
    ” Future of Handshake”
    The above article is about a handshake, Ashley Thompson adapted it for VOA Learning English from the Association Press.
    During COVID-19 many people have stopped shaking hands and opted for other greetings like elbow bumps or foot taps. The Handshake has been around for centuries, a valuable communication tool and a pretty simple gesture of love. So, the big question is, will the handshake disappear? I don’t think s. Some infectious diseases experts don’t agree with a handshake and some think that just washed your hand and got fully vaccinated. read more…

  3. Diane Gotama a national etiquette expert said, the handshake will never disappear. Handshakes and hugs are so natural tools of love that one can’t resist performing them. At the end of the day, Donahue said,” people crave human interaction and human touch.

  4. Greetings Maestro Sersea
    The handshake have been around for centuries a widely held belief that it started as a way to show that the person offering peace and not holding a hidden weapon.
    Thank so much

  5. Hello everyone:

    When Coronavirus crisis first began, a event planning business in kansas city began selling “I shake hands” stickers. In these times, when people asked themselves the question, to shake hands or not to shake hands?, a positive point of view was very important.
    The handshake has been around for centuries. A widely held belief is that it started as a way to show that a person was offering peace and not holding a hidden weapon, but now we know that hands have germs and it can be pass from one person to another one.
    “It is a really hard greeting to deny because it has been so ingrained since we were kids or
    young adults,” some authorities said.
    “At the end of the day,” Donahue, one of thes authorities, said, “people crave human interaction and human touch.”

    Some espressions importants for me:
    As workers return…
    Because that is kind of off-putting
    …take things slowly …

    Thank you Maestro

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