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1 The psychology of Why do people put themselves in harm’s way? Thrill-Seeking Presenters: Yugi, Abby, Demmy, Ivy, Leah, Victor

2 Questions

3 1.How many people engage in thrill-seeking activities every year? Ans: Millions of people (P.50, line 4)

4 Questions 2.What do experts believe that some individuals want to see? Ans: They want to see how much they can tolerate. (P.50, line 7)

5 Questions 3.Who said “Thrill-seeking is one of the things that leads people to explore new things”? Ans: David Zald (P.51, line 4)

6 Questions 4.What chemical released in the brain is responsible for pleasure? Ans: Dopamine (P.51, line 13)

7 Phrase

8 1.Sb engage __ sth sb 致力於 sth(P.50, line4) 2.Drive sb __ do sth 驅使 sb 做 sth(P.50, line6) in to

9 Phrase 3.Sb is able __ V. Sb 有能力做 sth(P.50, line 9) 4.A is responsible ___ sth A 是形成 B 的原因 (P50, line 15) to for

10 Phrase 5.Lead sb __ V. 引領 sb 做 sth(P51, line 5) 6.Sb is willing __ V. sb 樂意做某事 (P51, line 8) to

11 Phrase 7.Sb thrive __ sth Sb 以 sth 為樂 (P.50, line 12) 8.A is drawn __ B A 被 B 吸引 (P. 51, line9) to on

12 Tolerate 忍受 = bear= withstand = endure= swallow = stand = put up with (P.50, line 8)

13 Impractical 不切實際的 = unrealistic (P.51, line 1) = practical = actual = realistic = factual = workable

14 Lead to 導致 ( 補充 ) = cause = bring about = result in = give rise to = generate (P.51, line 5)

15 Reckless 魯莽 = foolhardy = heady = careless (P.51, line 12) = careful = wary = cautious

16 Grammar

17 Hang-gliding, skydiving, and bungee jumping: Many would call these actives, and the people that do them, crazy. (P.50, line 1) O. OC. O. OC.

18 Grammar However, millions of people engage in these and many other thrill-seeking activities every year. ★ (P.50, line 4) Adj.

19 Grammar Experts believe that some individuals want to see how much they can tolerate. (P.50, line 7) N. cl O.

20 Grammar These people feel a sense of delight when they’re able to withstand anxiety. (P.50, line 8) Adv. cl

21 Grammar However, there are also people with “type T,” or thrill-seeking, personalities. (P.50, line 10) Adj.

22 Grammar These individuals thrive on the adrenaline rush that they get from extreme sports. (P.50, line 11) Adj. cl

23 Grammar After enduring a scary experience, people get a high from a chemical released in the brain called dopamine, which is responsible for pleasure. (P.50, line 13) (Which is) Adj. cl Adj. ph

24 Grammar While it might seem impractical or even harmful for people to pursue thrill-seeking activities, this type of behavior can actually be beneficial (P.51, line1) 虛主詞 Although S. (to be)

25 Grammar “Thrill-seeking is one of the things that leads people to explore new things,” says Vanderbilt University psychologist David Zald. (P.51, line 4) Adj. cl

26 Grammar “The world would be a boring place if we didn’t have people who were willing to take the risks because they were so interested or drawn to the new and exciting.” (P.51, line 7) Adv. cl Adj. cl

27 Grammar So the next time you see someone doing something you think might be reckless, remember that they’re helping to make the world a more interesting place. (P.51, line 11) ) ( (that) N. cl ) ( O.

28 matching

29 Paragliding Canoe, kayak Boxing ParachutingScuba diving 潛水 飛行傘 拳擊 跳傘 獨木舟, 愛斯基摩小船

30 player_embedded&v=y6ZSs-sJE6Uhttp://www.youtube.com/watch?feature= player_embedded&v=y6ZSs-sJE6U 1.What is another name of this activity besides river tracing ? Ans: river tracking

31 83sOkhttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bwigzl 83sOk Question

32 1.Which is sky coaster? Ans: Number 3 ★ Q2

33 1.

34 2.

35 Thank you 3.

36 Ans: there have four kinds of extreme sports in the “Extreme World” 2.How many kinds of extreme sports are there in “Extreme World” ?

37 BcM78&feature=pyv&feature=pyv&ad= &kw=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GUEZCx BcM78&feature=pyv&feature=pyv&ad= &kw= 1.How many kinds of activities are there in the video? Ans: there have nine kinds of activities in the video.

38 Thank you

39 Grammar The psychology of thrill-seeking (P.50, title) N. ※ of + N.


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