Simplified Speech #049 – Wearing glasses

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Are you blessed with perfect vision or are you like the majority of the people in the world who must use glasses or contact lenses to see the world around them? In this Simplified Speech episode, Andrew and Morag talk all about eyesight and the vocabulary associated with it. If you are farsighted, don’t forget to grab your glasses so that you don’t have to squint while reading this study guide. Enjoy!

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The number of people who need corrective lenses grows with each passing year. Why is it that the number is increasing so drastically? Some say it is due to too much reading and technology use, which puts a lot of strain on the eyes. However, some studies have concluded that eye health is linked to the amount of time spent outdoors. Therefore, children who spend more time outdoors as their bodies grow and mature will have better eyesight than children who spend the majority of their time indoors.

Expressions included in the study guide

  • Speak of the devil
  • Nearsighted/farsighted
  • Brag
  • So far, so good
  • Blurry
  • To squint
  • Only time will tell

Credit: Something Elated by Broke For Free

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