E3 Det Should Magazines Ban Models

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E3 Det Should Magazines Ban Models

  1. 1. ENGLISH 3 HAVE YOUR SAY THE BODY AND WHAT IT CAN DO SHOULD MAGAZINES ‘BAN’ MODELS? FROM : BBC NEWS, HAVE YOUR SAY, WEDNESDAY 7 0CTOBER 2009 1 From the beginning of 2010 Germany's most-read women's magazine, Brigitte, will use and pay "real women" 2 as models instead of professionals. Do you want to see real women modelling in magazines? 3 The drive against size 0 models has been gathering pace over the last few years but when Canadian designer 4 Mark Fast put size 12-14 models into his show at this year’s London Fashion Week, two members of his team 5 walked out. 6 There are also calls for magazines to put warning labels on photographs of models that have been digitally 7 enhanced. 8 Are you a model? Does this move to include more real women in magazines concern you? Do size zero models 9 create unrealistic body images? Would you like to know if a photo has been airbrushed? QUESTIONS Asking someone for their opinion 1. What do you think of…? 2. How do you feel about …? 3. What are your feelings about …? 4. What’s your honest opinion of …? ANSWERS Giving your opinion Giving the opinion of others 1. I think … 1. According to … 2. I don’t think … 2. The newspaper says … 3. Personally, I think … 4. In my opinion … 5. As far as I’m concerned … Agreeing with someone Disagreeing with someone 1. Yes, I agree (with you). 1. Yes, perhaps/maybe/possibly but don’t you think … 2. Yes, I think you’re right. 2. Yes, that’s true, but I’m not sure that … 3. Personally, I think … 3. Yes, you could be right but don’t forget … 4. In my opinion … 4. I’m afraid I totally disagree (with you). 5. As far as I’m concerned … 5. Yes, I partly disagree (with you), but ... 6. I agree to some extent/a certain extent, but …
  2. 2. ENGLISH 3 HAVE YOUR SAY THE BODY AND WHAT IT CAN DO

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