One of the subjects listed in the exam description is HEALTHY LIFESTYLE. This topic can involve different subject areas.
To see what the scope of the subject might be, have a look at the following questions:
1. What is a healthy lifestyle?
2. What meanings of the word ‘diet’ do you know?
3. Is doing sports always healthy?
4. How do you keep fit?
5. Have you ever tried any diets? What kind? Was it effective?
This topic can also be connected with talking about FOOD, SPORTS, or HEALTH. But this is a subject for another post.
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Let us focus today on HEALTHY LIFESTYLE. Here's a possible exam task and suggested arguments one could use in a discussion.
STANAG 6001 SPEAKING EXAM IN ENGLISH
TASK 2 PART A
1. allows to control your weight/calories intake
> weight control is one of the elements of being fit
> conscious choice of food allows to control eating habits
2. healthy food has a positive effect on your health
> good quality food provides necessary nutrients, vitamins and minerals
> people are less susceptible to diseases, such as flu or cold
3. improved self-esteem
> giving your body the right fuel ensures more energy and a sense of well-being
doing sports prevents you from chronic diseases, such as obesity, diabetes, hypertension
> research shows that regular activity positively influences human health in the long run
2. doing sports relieves stress and boosts self-confidence
> stress often leads to compulsive eating and consequently to obesity
> success in sports increases self-esteem
3. doing sports is a healthy way to maintain weight
> regular exercising is more effective than a slimming diet and has other benefits (see above)
> conscious eating
> healthy products
> regular meals
> regular physical activity improves mood and health
> too much work is unhealthy
> body and mind need time to regenerate