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Getting To Know

HOW TO DEAL WITH DEPRESSION

In 30 seconds, answer the following question:

What are the signs and symptoms of depression?

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Speak Up
Look at the pictures and answer the given questions in 60 seconds.

1. What would you do if you felt stuck?


2. In your opinion, what are the main causes of depression?

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Wear Your Words
Listen and repeat. Then, choose a word to define.

1. Counseling (n) /kansl/

2. Therapy (n) /erpi/

3. Balance (n) /blns/

4. Relief (n) /rlif/

5. Hopeless (adj) /hopls/

6. Disorder (n) /dsrdr/

Make a sentence using that word.


Example: Our company specializes in stress counseling for executives.

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Wear Your Words
Explanation of useful idioms:
Down in the mouth Be unhappy and depressed

Feel blue Be depressed or sad

Make a sentence using one of the given idioms.


Examples: - Youre looking down in the mouth. Whats the problem?
- I was really feeling blue after she told me she was leaving.

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Essential Structures
Structure:
S+ have difficulty (in) + V-ing.

Example: They had great difficulty in finding a replacement.


Make a sentence using the given structure.

Suggestions: work together, look for a job, learn English, solve the problem,
understand English native speakers, make exercise a regular habit, give up smoking,
concentrate on the lesson,

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Raise Your Voice
Pair Work: In 180 seconds, discuss with your partner ways to
prevent depression.
Suggestions:

Get enough sleep, exercise regularly.

Follow a healthy, nutritious diet.

Avoid alcohol, marijuana and other recreational

drugs.

Get involved in activities that make you happy, spend

time with family and friends.

Add omega-3 fatty acids to your diet

Get counseling during times of grief, stress or low

mood.

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Assessment Form
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Feel free to ask if you have any questions!

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What We Gained

Vocabulary related to the depression.

Two idioms:

Down in the mouth

Feel blue

Structure: Have difficulty in + V-ing

Discussion about ways to prevent

depression.

Please do your homework in the downloadable outline from the website!

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Homework
Complete your mission and find more in related lessons

Take note of what you need to improve (Vocabulary,


Grammar and Pronunciation)
Your mission
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