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How many hours do you sleep? Not many, if you live in South Korea,a place where people work and study longer hours and get less sleep than anywhere else. Neil and Sam talk about sleeplessness and teach you related vocabulary.
This week’s question:
In the 1960s, an American man, Randy Gardner, set the world record for staying awake for the longest period. How long did he stay awake for?
a) 64 hours
b) 164 hours, or
c) 264 hours?
Watch the video to find out the answer.
go out like a light
go to sleep very quickly
stop thinking about something and think about something else
get worried or upset
gradually take over
unpleasant and unexpected result from taking medication
moving around and doing things while still asleep
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