№272 по английскому языку за 11 класс Н.В. Юхнель, Е.Г. Наумова, Н.В. Демченко
авторы: Н.В. Юхнель, Е.Г. Наумова, Н.В. Демченко
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How can you express the same idea to make it a generalisation rather than a stereotype?
6 a List the following character traits under positive, negative or neutral. Add more if you can.
Talkative, humorous, flexible, famous, technical, controlled, generous, humble, organised, dangerous, proud, amusing, polite, quiet, humiliating, confident, criticizing, kind- hearted, sentimental, outgoing, funky, outspoken, reasonable, thick-headed, social, anti-social, advanced, biased, unbiased, protective, pushy, rude, strict, thankful, dull.
b Which of the negative characteristics above might describe you? Which - your friends? Which - your family members? Are they true for Belarusian people?
c Which of the positive character traits in ex. 6a might describe you? Which - your friends? Which - your family members? Are all Belarusian people like that?
7. Is it fun to read or to hear stereotypes about other nationalities? Is it as fun to hear or read stereotypes about you?
LESSON 2: STEREOTYPES: TRUTH OR PREJUDICE
Communicative area: describing people
Active vocabulary: arrogant, agreeable, ambitious, anxious, assertive, caring, honest, impulsive, inventive, law-abiding, materialistic, modest, open-minded, respectful, shallow, straightforward, submissive
Receptive grammar: formal subject It
Choose one or two nationalities and brainstorm common stereotypes that you have heard people say about them.
On your own, write down five or six stereotypes for your own nationality.