Accessed on Monday, April 24, 2017 at 04:10:16 AM [GMT +0900] EF 2 UNIT 9

1. Sonja is a university student. Read about what she is studying.
Guess the missing words.





At university, I’m learning about positive psychology. It’s the study of happy
people. It’s called “the science of happiness.” Here are some ideas based on what know about happy people. These are great suggestions!

- Remember the good things in your life. Many good things .
Think about them.

- Do kind things. Make people happy. You’ll be happy too.

- Say “thank you.” Take the time to say “thanks.” It’s .

- Take time for your family and friends. They care about you. Let them know you care about .

- Forgive people who make you feel bad. If you don’t forgive, it is like you’re carrying a . Put the weight down.

- Take care of your health. You know how to be . Do those things!

- good things when they happen. This is di erent from remembering. Live in the present, not the past or the future.

- Learn ways to deal with problems. has problems. Learn to move past them.

- Set . What will you do this month? This year? In ve years? What are you going to do today?

  Complete the sentences. Use these words. There are 2 extra. 

Listen and check your answers.

  2. Answer these questions about Sonja’s report.
1. 1. True or false? If you follow these suggestions, you will always be happy.
1. 2. What is the di erence in meaning between “Remember good things” and “Notice good things”?
1. 3. Which of these ideas do you want to try? What will you do? When?

3. YOUR STORY Keep a “happiness journal.”
Each week, record 5 to 6 good experiences.

Follow up. Review your happiness journal.
Talk to a partner.
Share what good things happened last week.
Talk about the good things happening now.