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Team up

To join another person, or form a group with other people, in order to do something together.

Sesame Street is a popular American children’s television series created by Joan Ganz Cooney and Lloyd Morrisett in 1969. The programme is known for its educational content, and creativity, and it has won 8 Grammy and 143 Emmy Awards.  In 2008, it was estimated that 77 million Americans had watched the series as children.Besides, more than 140 countries have broadcast international versions of Sesame Street.Sesame_Street_Characters

Its Muppets are known all over the world.Now, one of them, Big Bird, has teamed up  with First Lady Michelle Obama to encourage kids to get active and eat healthy.

Watch and complete:

  • No matter what your age, it’s important(1) ______________
  • It helps you (2) _________________________
  • There are so many different activities you can do (3) ______________________________
  • Just find an (4) __________________________
  • Name three activities Big Bird says it’s doing in the video. (5) _______________________________________

Watch the video and answer the questions below:

  • Where are Mrs. Obama and Big Bird?
  • What are they looking for?
  • What adjectives does she use to describe fruits and vegetables?
  • Which three reasons does she say to eat healthy?
  • How many fruits and vegetables from the video can you name?

(Click on POST ACTIVITIES to check the possible answers)


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This entry was posted on 27/02/2013 by in Health, Listening, TV.
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