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Take a look at these proverbs. What is their message? How far do you agree with what they say? Write your answers in your notebook and compare them with your partner’s.

Choose the word that in your opinion best completes the following proverbs.

An apple a day keeps the {doctor;teacher;problem} away.
Early to bed and early to rise makes a man healthy, wealthy and {wise;filthy;stealthy} .
Three-colour meal is a good {deal;meal;seal} .
A {smile;wink;bow} is an inexpensive way to improve your looks.
Seven days without exercise makes one {weak;thick;quick} .

Provide an explanation of these proverbs. Find a word play in one of them and try to explain it. Then, explain what are their common features? Finally, find similar proverbs about healthy life, explain, and illustrate them.

First, read the four explanations below and then, listen to the four proverbs about health. Finally, write the proverbs above the right explanations.

Health is not valued till sickness comes
We take health for granted and we do not worry much about it if we feel fine. We only become aware of its importance when we are ill.
Prevention is better than cure .
It is better to look after your health when you are well than to get cured of a disease.
You are what you eat .
You need to eat good food to be fit and healthy. If you consume harmful food, you may face serious health problems in the future.
The less you eat, the longer you live .
Don’t eat an abundance of food throughout the day. Eat only as much as your body actually needs. In many cases, overweight people develop various health problems and consequently die younger than those who keep fit.

Next, answer the questions on the topic below in your notebook.
How much are you aware of the importance of your health?
What do you do to stay healthy? What Slovene proverbs about health do you know?
Are there any parallels with English ones?