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Lesson 3 Review

Comprehension Check

Type short answers to the following questions in the spaces provided. Then, click on “Read the answer” to check your answer. If you do not understand some of the questions, review the lesson and listen to the presentation again.

  1. What was Verna doing when Rosie arrived at her house?

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    Meditating

  2. When did Verna start meditating?

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    Two years ago / a couple of years ago

  3. Who advised Verna to start meditating?

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    Her doctor

  4. Why did Verna want to start meditating?

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    She was worried about losing her memory.

  5. What does Verna concentrate on when she is meditating?

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    Her breathing

  6. What does Verna try NOT to do while she is meditating?

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    Think about other things

  7. Does Rosie think she can meditate, too? Why, or why not?

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    No, because it takes too much discipline.

  8. How does meditation give you a longer attention span?

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    It exercises your brain and improves your ability to concentrate.

  9. What are four things that Verna can do because meditation has relaxed her?

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    She can think really clearly, with no anxiety or stress. She can be more aware of everything around her. She can calmly analyze problems from different perspectives. She can see simple solutions to the problems.

  10. Had Verna fixed any cars before?

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    No.

  11. According to Verna, why was she able to fix the car?

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    Because of meditation