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Vocabulary Build Up A The following words and expressions appear in the text on pages 8-9 . Check that you know their meanings before doing exercises B and C . Verbs recognize ( line 4 ) react ( line 12 ) resemble ( line 21 ) estimate ( line 27 ) achieve ( line 36 ) reject ( line 41 ) Nouns reflection ( line 2 ) species ( line 3 ) exception ( line 3 ) reaction ( line 6 ) similarity ( line 7 ) appearance ( line 8 ) concern ( line 9 ) executive ( line 15 ) degree ( line 22 ) obsession ( line 24 ) exposure ( line 24 ) Adjectives attractive ( line 11 ) male ( line 15 ) constant ( line 24 ) female ( line 31 ) critical ( line 34 ) current ( line 39 ) Adverbs constantly ( line 7 ) favorably ( line 13 ) considerably ( line 35 ) Expressions job applicant ( line 14 ) land the job ( line 14 ) standards of beauty ( line 20 ) the mass media ( line 23 ) good looks ( line 26 ) body image ( line 30 ) be likely to ( line 41 ) B Replace the word ( s ) in bold with a suitable word or expression from the list above . Write the sentences in your notebook . Then tell your partner why you agree or disagree with each sentence . 1 . Humans are similar to animals in more ways than we like to admit . 2 . The most important factor in choosing a girlfriend / boyfriend is looks . 3 . Most people always worry about their appearance . 4 . Present standards of beauty are unrealistic for most people . 5 . Poor body image can be blamed on TV , movies , magazines , etc . C 1 In pairs or small groups , discuss situations in which appearance , or a change of appearance , made a difference . You may discuss someone you know or a character from a book , movie or TV program . Use as many of the new words and expressions as possible . 2 Individually , choose one situation and write a paragraph describing it in your notebook . Share the situation with the class . D EXTRA POINT : Prefixes ( 1 ) 1 . The following words from the text begin with a prefix . How does each prefix change the meaning of the root word ? inflexible impossible unrealistic dislike 2 . Add prefixes to the following words . There may be more than one possibility . Your dictionary can help you . agree capable patient organized pleasant perfect suitable ability 3 . Translate the words in 1 and 2 above . Does your language use prefixes to express these ideas ? 4 . How are the following words different from the words above ? disturbance importance understandable individual

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