Activity about self image


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Activity about self image

  1. 1. This is a group activity. Fir make gr s rst, roups of fo people. Appoint a m our A moderator. This moder rator will be in e charge of mak everybo speak a s/he will keep a na king ody and atural rhyth of conv hm versation. 1) Look at these pictu carefu Answer the quest t ures ully. r tions in grou up: Is he handdsome? Is he yo oung? Do D you kno him? ow Is sh young? he Is she slim? e Is she slim? Is she b beautiful? Is sh beautifull? he Do you kknow her? Has she got a nice s style? Is I he hands some? Is he you ung? Is I she beau utiful? Do you know hhim? Do D you know her? w
  2. 2. 2) Match t pictures and the p the s paragraphs: Her name is s Rosa López. She is from m Granada. Sh he won the ttv contest Opperación Triuunfo in 2002.  1  She sings reeally well. She e represente ed Spain in th he Eurovision song conte est with the s song Europe e is  living a celebration. She has been cr riticized and discriminateed for being f fat.  His name is Boy George. He is from t the UK. He wwas the singeer of the group Culture CClub, a very    popular music group in t the 90s. he is homosexual, and he ha as been critic cized and disscriminated ffor  his sexual coondition.  Her name is s Noa. She is from Israel. She has a lo ovely voice. S She has beenn discriminated for being    Jewish.  Her name is s Susan Boyle e. She is from m the UK. She sings nice songs. Her video I dream med a dream was    record in yooutube. She i is a housewif fe.  His name is Rosendo. He e is a rock sin nger. He is almost a legend in Spain’ss rock history y. His most    famous song is maneras s de vivir.  3) Is appe earance syn nonym for success? 4) look at this picture e Do you know this girl? t Is she beautif ful? Is appearance important for you? e t Is appearance important to be fam e t mous? 5) Follow-u activity. F 4 more pictures a up Find e about celebr rities and br them t class. The make yo ring to en, our mates guess who they are: 6) Number the follow concept according to the im r wing ts g mportant th have for you. Give your reaso hey r ons, i.e. num 1 is inte mber telligence bec cause... a. Beautiful faace b. Intelligencee c. Good heart t d. Beautiful eyyes e. Tall f. Slim g. Nice voice h. Generous p person i. Romantic j. Nice hair k. rich 7) what is “having a g good self im mage”? 8) is it imp portant? W Why?
  3. 3. 9) Are tee enagers inte erested in s image o just in im self or mage? Why/ /why not? 10) Look at this photo and read t text: t o the The T eyes somet s times lie Hav ve you he eard about anorexia or bulimmia? These occasion nally occur when someo w one has a distorted vision of his or her s h self imag ge. The people su uffering the ese illnesses come up with thin nking they a are wha they are not. They even lose th at e heir conn nection with the real woorld. They st top eatin because they look at themselves in ng t s the mmirror and th still find themselves f hey t fat, or th vomit what they eat because th hey t hey think they are fat k t. How important is having a good s w self imag ge? Indeeed, it is ess sential. Acco ording to som me scientists, self iimage influe ences not on nly our mental or p physical stattus, but it al lso prodduces a chem mical reaction in our bodiies that makes us feel really happy a s and heal lthy. So, it doesn’t m matter what you look lik ke, eithe a bit fat o thin, tall or short, blon er or nde or bbrunette. What really ma atters is feeli ing happ with yours and bein proud of it py self ng t. Text created fo educational purposes by Ser or p rgio Pérez Taba ares Glos ssary Com up with: producir una me a idea Matt importar  ter: Either...or: tanto o...como  Cheemical: químiico  Heallthy: sano  Brunnette: mone ero  Prou orgulloso ud: o  11) Explain the title “th eyes som he metimes lie e” 12) Say whether the f following sentences are true or false e fa True False Self ima is not im age mportant Bulimic people vom because they don’t like food mit Self ima produce a chemic reaction in our bod age es cal n dies Can a fa person h a good self image fat have d e?
  4. 4. 13) listen to the song and fill in the gaps: YOU ARE BEAUTIFUL By Cristina Aguilera Glossary: Fill the gaps with the words in the box. Doom: destino Ashamed: avergonzado _______1 day is so wonderful Debris:despojos And suddenly, I saw debris Now and _______,2 I get insecure Bring somebody down: embajonar a alguien From all the _______3, I'm so ashamed I am beautiful no matter what _______4 say Words can't bring me down I am beautiful in every __________5 way Yes, words can't bring me down So don't you bring me down today To all your ____________,6 you're delirious then emptiness So consumed in all your doom Trying hard to fill the _____________________7 every pain they The piece is gone left the puzzle undone That's the way it is single friends ______8 are beautiful no matter what they say Words can't bring you down you do sun You are beautiful in every single way Yes, words can't bring you down tomorrow Don't you bring me down today... everywhere No matter what we _____ 9 (no matter what we do) No matter what they say (no matter what they say) When the _________10 is shining through Then the clouds won't stay And ____________11 we go (everywhere we go) The sun won't always shine (sun won't always shine) But _____________12 will find a way All the other times 'cause we are beautiful no matter what they say Yes, words won't bring us down, oh no We are beautiful in every single way Yes, words can't bring us down Don't you bring me down today
  5. 5. Don't you bring me down today Don't you bring me down today 14) underline all the adjectives in the song: 15) make a sentence with every adjective: 16) Why does she say “words won’t bring me down”? 17) What “words” does she mean? 18) Who are “they” “no matter what they say”? 19) Is it a positive song? Why/why not? 20) Activity evaluation Yes No Did your group like it? Was it difficult? Did your group learn anything new? Did your group speak in English? Did the moderator do a good job?