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their insecurities by inundating them with photoshopped images of models who presumably have the “ perfect body” . “ It’s a set-up for self-hatred , ” says Ms . Hannes , who then warns that these negative feelings can easily spiral downwards with devastating results . So what can be done ? Some schools in Britain are now offering courses on body image with promising results . In these courses students discuss ideals of beauty , unhealthy interactions with peers – such as making negative comments about weight – and focus on techniques for boosting mood and self-esteem . In addition , they learn about healthy eating habits and how to keep physically fit . “ Programs like these should be welcomed , ” says Ms . Clarkson , who teaches one of the courses on body image . “ They support holistic health and teach children to think positively about their bodies . ” QUESTIONS ( 60 points ) Answer questions 1-8 in English , according to the article . In questions 1 , 3 , 7 and 8 , circle the number of the correct answer . In the other questions , follow the instructions . 1 . What do we learn in lines 1-5 ? i ) How people can change their appearance . ii ) Why millions of people can’t lose weight . iii ) Why people care about their body image . iv ) How eating disorders develop . ( 7 points ) 2 . What do we learn about American women and girls in lines 6-14 ? COMPLETE THE SENTENCE . A significant number of them . ( 8 points )

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