- Do you clean your phone?
- How often do you wash your hands every day?
- sick /sik/
- dirty /DUR-tee/
- phone /fohn/
- cleaning /KLEE-ning/
- usual /YOOZH-wuhl/
[adjective] physically or mentally ill; not well or healthy
Her daughter can’t go to school because she is sick.
[adjective] not clean
My brother’s room is always dirty.
[noun] a device that make it possible for you to speak to someone in another place who has a similar device
Students should turn their phones off before taking the exam.
[noun] the activity of removing the dirt from things and places
Her favorite thing to do during the weekend is cleaning the house.
[adjective] normal; happening, done, or used most often
The boss is late, as usual.
Based on a study, germs could live in plastics and stainless steels for two to three days. If people had touched those surfaces, hands could carry those bacteria. Can you imagine how dirty your phone is?
So what’s the proper way of cleaning your phone? First, turn it off before you clean it. Don’t use cleaning sprays and bleach because it might put moisture on the phone. Wipe it with a wet soft cloth or wipes with 70% alcohol.
Don’t forget to clean the phone case too! And then wash your hands as usual with soap and water to keep the germs away.
True or False:
- Germs could stay in plastics and steels for 72 hours.
- The most common way to kill germs is to always wash our hands.
- Smartphones are considered to be clean.
- Use cleaning sprays and bleach when you clean your phone.
- You must also clean your phone case.
Complete the sentences by using the words in the box.
- We ate dinner tonight at our ____ spot.
- Mike will rest today because he is ____.
- Change your clothes right now, it is ____.
- She doesn’t like ____ her room.
- We are allowed to use our _____ outside the classroom.