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How to wash your hands

Washing your hands can help protect you against germs and illnesses. This video reminds us how to wash our hands effectively.

Do the preparation task first. Then watch the video and do the exercises. Remember you can read the transcript at any time.



Language level

Intermediate: B1


Yes, this is the most effective way to prevent getting coronavirus.

Indeed! Quite surprised to learn that to perform an effective handwash you need an old-fashioned bar soap. Has this been scientifically proven?

Actually, I have been looking into this some months ago.
And yes, it has been proven. I think I can find the info again, I cannot remember if it was in The Lancet.
But for now I found this short article in New York Times:

In fact, in my country we are cleaning our hands exactly like this video. But I want to say something. I think that while washing our hands, we should turn off the tap. In this way we prevent a big waste.

You could be right but it hardly takes more than 20 seconds to complete the thing. However, the waste water could be recycled for use in many other ways that support environmental sustainance and safety.

I learnt the proper technique of handwash . how long we should wash our hands to help us protect from germs. which causes illness.

I learned the correct hand whashing technique and also the time required for a correct and safe hands washing.

I learn new words for example jem

I learnt new words!


Yes I have lern anything. I lern how long I was my hands and more