Improve your English vocabulary and listening in just six minutes! In this programme, Neil and Sam take a look at a new report which finds little evidence to link technology with mental health problems in young people, and teach you related vocabulary.

This week’s question
On average how many hours per day do British teenagers spend on their screens?
a) 5 and a half hours
b) 6 and a half hours
c) 7 and a half hours
Listen to the programme to find out the answer.

young person in the process of developing into an adult

smoking gun
information or evidence that proves that something is true or that someone has committed a crime

having a good understanding and practical knowledge of something

app blocker
software that blocks pop-up apps and websites and allows users to set timers which limit their amount of screen time

designed for addiction
immersive video games and social media which are designed to manipulate human psychology

digital native
someone who is very familiar and comfortable using digital technology and computers because they have grown up with them
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