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What is beauty in your eyes?
Have you ever heard this Chinese poem? A beauty should be slim!
A beauty should be fat! Tang Dynasty
In 19th-century Europe, women wear corsets to achieve a body shape.
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Have you heard of the expression Beauty is in the eye of the beholder? Which of the following idioms is closer to its meaning? A.Beauty is only skin-deep. B. Birds of a feather flock together. C. The eyes of lover are blind.,,
No consistent standard Beauty changes with time. Cultural influence No precise criteria Inner beauty Multi-dimension Match the paragraphs with these headings Para.1 Para.2 Para.3 Para.4 Para.5 Para.6 Fast-reading
Please match the key words with correct definitions. consistent (para.1) adapt (para.2) physical (para.5) inner (para.5) criteria (para. 4) accompany (para.5) subjective (para.5) dimension (para.6) 1. a persons mind or soul 1. a persons mind or soul 2. of the body 2. of the body 3. standard by which something 3. standard by which something is judged is judged 4. go together with 4. go together with 5. never changing 5. never changing 6. part of a situation 6. part of a situation 7. change something to make it suitable for a new situation 7. change something to make it suitable for a new situation 8. influenced by personal feelings 8. influenced by personal feelings Fast-reading
Can you tell me that the standard or ________ of beauty is ________ or not? Actually, beauty has more than one ________. And we can divide it into ________ beauty and ______ beauty. But which one will ______ with time, culture or something else? Which one must be ___________ by the other one? Which one is more _________ and important? criteriaconsistent dimension physicalinner adapt accompanied subjective consistent adapt physical inner criteria accompany subjective dimension
adapt with In the past NowTime Women___________ _________________ Men______________ __________________ It is a form of body art Culture In some countries In other cultures Intensive Reading
Fill in the blank: In the past Now usedto Women used to wear corsets to achieve a body shape. would Men would wear woolen shawls across their shoulders. Some cultures used tattoos as an addition to costumes to show family relationship or to mark criminals. It is no longer considered healthy It is not seen as attractive It is a form of body art usedto used to would
Culture In some countries In other cultures Young women follow slimming diets to lose extra kilos in preparation for their wedding day. Looking thin for a husband-to-be is not what a woman desires at all.
1.What is inner beauty? Can you give some examples? 2. Is inner beauty easy to judge? Why? No. This particular kind of attraction is a wide rangeof found in a wide range of personal qualities, it takes more than a casual glance to appreciate. kindness, warmth, a healthy conscience… a wide rangeof a wide range of
Is there any relationship between them?
Beauty Beauty is in ____________________ the eye of the beholder _______ beauty time culture society _____ beauty is __________ to judge difficult Judging it is more ______________ and inner beauty is more _______________ subjective has more than one dimension changes and adapts with Physical Inner Beauty ______________________________ Summary important
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Writing What Is Real Beauty?
Useful Expressions: 1.I think… 2.In my opinion, … 3.Personally, … 4.From my point of view, … 5.I suppose that… Group discussion: What Is Real Beauty?
Some (people) think that … In their opinion / In their point of view, … while others think quite differently on the issue of… other people argue… Personally, I stand on the side of… As far as I am concerned, I am (strongly) for / against … Different people have different opinions.
1.Choose one of the following topics to write a composition ( words): (1)What Is Real Beauty (2) Physical Beauty and Inner Beauty 2. Review the text and find out the difficult points.