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Unit 2
Personality
2.1 Character
Positive traits

Adventurous — not afraid to do new and dangerous or exciting things;

charming — pleasing or delighting;

faithful — Faithful describes someone who is reliable and consistent;

humble — modest; without an excess of pride;

brave — possessing or displaying courage; able to face and deal with danger or fear;

generous — openhanded, willing to give and share;

considerate — showing concern for the rights and feelings of others;

intillegent — smart, clever, having the ability for thought and reason to a high degree;

dilligent — industrious, hardworking;

responsible — trustworthy;

cooperative — working well with others for a common purpose or benefit;

mature — adult, reasonable;

witty remark — is clever and funny and timed just right.

Negative traits

Someone — has a tendency to order other people around;

grumpy — bad-tempered, annoyed;

miserable — very unhappy, suffering;

sly — tricky, foxy, good at lying;

foolish — silly or senseless, and when you do something foolish, it’s clearly unwise or irrational;

jealous — suspicious or fearful of being displaced by a rival;

mean — a nasty person or smb. who hates spending money;

moody — the person behaves differently every time you see him/ her.


Phrasal verbs:

Toughen (sb) up — become stronger and more able to deal with problems;

light up — look very happy;

suck up to
— trying to make sb like her by doing and saying things that will please him;

to come across as… person — appear to be;

to mix up with
— to communicate well;

to cheat on
— to lie.
Idioms:

Pain in the neck — an irritating, annoying person;

bright spark — a clever person;

party animal — someone who likes to attend parties often;

cold fish — someone who has very little emotions, who is regarded as hard-hearted and unfeeling;

dark horse — someone who has greater abilities than he shows or than other people are aware of;

lone wolf — someone who prefers his own company and does not like socialising. We can also say a lone bird;

nerd
 — someone who is very interested in science or technology, particularly in computers.

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Lets test your vocabulary.
Fill in the gaps with appropriate words/word combinations.
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Sarah is ________________these days, she is constantly complaining about something.
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Your _______ friend might tell you what clothes you should wear on your date as well as which restaurant you ought to eat at.
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Sitting on the hood of a car while your friend is driving is a _______ thing to do.
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My boyfriend is so ____________, he tries to avoid paying for a dinner every time we go out.
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Moving to another country and some personal problems really___ him___.
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I never know what to expect from Patrick, he is so__________. Yesterday he was glad to see me, today he ignores me.
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Are you going out again tonight? You are such a___________.
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I didn't know Nick could play the guitar so well. He is a real________!
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Jack became a real _______since his wife passed away last year. He never goes out.
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He spends all weekends at his laptop, he is such a ________.
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Watch the video.
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Creative writing: use your active vocabulary when answering the questions (3-4 sentences), please.
What are 4 types of temperament? What are strong and weak points of every of these types according to the video?

Which temperament would you refer yourself to? Give some groundings.

Do you like passing any psychological tests? Do you consider them informative? Have you ever visited a councilor or would you consider doing that?
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2.2 Feelings and emotions
Afraid - feeling fear or being worried about something;

amused - to feel entertained so that you laugh or smile at something;

annoyed - to feel slightly angry or irritated at someone;

appalled - feeling great shock or disgust at something or someone;

astonished - feeling great surprise;

composed - calm and having one’s feeling under control;

confused - not able to think clearly or understand;

Delighted - very pleased or happy;

miserable - sad and without hope;

exhausted - extremely tired, completely without energy;

exhilarated - very happy and excited;

outrage - a strong feeling of shock and anger;

weepy - sad and crying or feeling ready to start crying.

Phrasal verbs:

Cheer up — when you're feeling sad, and then you start to feel happy again;

calm down — going from angry/agitated to more relaxed/calm;

let (someone) down — to let someone down is to disappoint someone;

bottle up — To bottle up your emotions is to keep them inside and not express them;

goof off/ goof around — to act silly- not being serious;

lighten up / loosen up — to take things less seriously, not be so rigid and humorless.

Idioms:

Mixed feelings — a state where you have more than one feeling — you are happy, but at the same time sad, anxious, worried, etc.;

be as hard as nails — a person who is insensitive and has no compassion or empathy for others;

go to pieces — to become deeply sad and depressed after the loss of something or someone extremely important in life;

on cloud nine — feeling extremely happy;

on pins and needles — anxious or nervous;

head over heels — madly in love;

fed up — you feel really frustrated about something and no longer want to deal with it;

under the weather
-if you're sick or just not feeling so well.

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I've failed the bar exam three times already but I'm ________________ to take it until I pass it.
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Jessica will be great in this new business because she is as hard as_______.
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When he finally proposed to her, she was on cloud______.
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I've had a terrible day at work and I'm feeling completely _______!
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I'm going to take my brother to a basketball game to help cheer him____.
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"I'm really sorry. I know I let you____.
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"It's not healthy to bottle _____your feelings like that."
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Sally is so sad and serious lately, she really needs to lighten______!
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When I passed my driving test from the first try I felt so _______.
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When Nick saw a huge angry dog running towards him he felt________.
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Watch the video Animated Film " WATCH YOUR FEELINGS".
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Creative writing: use your active vocabulary when answering the questions (3-4 sentences), please.
  1. What are the feelings demonstrated in the cartoon? Enumerate them all. What does the black monster stand for?
  2. Have you ever felt jealousy about others' achievements? Did you try to conceal it?
  3. Which emotions are easier to cope with (take under control)-positive or negative? Why?
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