grave unforeseen consequences: Những hậu quả nghiêm trọng không thể lường trước
do sth in moderation: được chơi trong sự điều tiết/điều độ
Virtual life/world: cuộc sống ảo/ thế giới ảo
beat the boredom: Phản kháng lại sự nhàm chán
2. Từ vựng về Computer Games
Nowadays, many children spend the majority of their time playing computer games and hardly engage in any sport or exercise
most computer games these days are highly interactive and allow players to immerse in a complex storyline and control characters at their own will
Computer games can trigger the imagination and curiosity of children and encourage them to spend the whole day playing to discover all the story endings
The second reason for the popularity of computer games over sports is the sedentary lifestyle favoured by a large number of children, especially those living in big cities. Compared to sports, computer games are less physically demanding, and therefore draw much more attention from these lazy, inactive children.
computer games can have many detrimental effects on children
spending too much time on computer games without doing any physical exercise will reduce children’s calorie expenditure as they only sit at home and play games
Computer games can make children more prone to many health problems, such as obesity or cardiovascular diseases when they grow older.
Playing games excessively also causes children to lose their communication skills.
it can be very difficult for game-addicted children to develop the ability to establish connections with others in real life which are normally developed through participation in team sports, like football or basketball.
playing computer games is becoming more popular than sports due to the interesting and interactive content, together with the low demand for physical strength
playing games on computers and other electronic devices enhances certain skills
playing games is a waste of time.
some people consider video games as a tool to sharpen some important skills
many games, such as science or puzzle games, stimulate young players’ brains and sensitivity, which gives those players an opportunity to cultivate their creativity and problem solving skills
Computer games require tremendous focus and extremely fast reflexes to complete stages in those games
With reflexes and concentration capability improved, players can demonstrate more effectively daily task which specifically require those enhanced skills.
Young people are supposed to study properly either at school or at home, to which this form of entertainment is a grave detriment
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An excessive amount of time would be used for games if players are exposed to them on a frequent basis, which results in the reduction of time for study, which should be people’s top priority at their age.
Skills sharpened by computer and electronic games can also be acquired by a number of other healthy, educational and less timeconsuming options, such as reading books or participating in sport clubs.
3. Từ vựng về Games nói chung
Card: chơi bài/ deck of card: bộ bài
Chess: cờ; knight: quân mã; king: quân vua; queen: hậu; rook: quân xe; pawn: con tốt.