Intermediate Level >> Vocabulary Worksheets >> Students use dictionaries to find out what sleep-related words mean, then use them to complete the blanks in a passage.
Work with another student and use a dictionary to find out what these words mean. They are all related to sleep!
drowsy nap siesta sleepwalking nightmare fast asleep daydreaming oversleep heavy sleeper snore yawn
Now you have done that, you can use these words, in the correct form, to fill the blanks in this article about sleep.
Did you _____________ this morning and get to work late? Studies show that nearly 40% have disrupted sleep patterns and spend a lot of the day _____________ and wishing they could go into a back room for a quick _____________.
David Costello works at the San Diego Sleep Clinic and has this to say. "People don't sleep well enough for a whole variety of reasons. Some watch horror films and then have _____________ during the night and find it difficult to get back to sleep. Other people have spent years _____________ around the house while asleep and then feel _____________ the following day without understanding why. Others have partners who _____________ loudly and prevent them from getting a restful night's sleep. It's very depressing being kept awake while your partner is _____________ and oblivious to any problems being caused!"
David suggests you go to see your doctor or a sleep specialist if you are having problems sleeping well.