2DO NOW: Pre-test – Match the words to the definitions. EgoistEgotistAltruistIntrovertExtrovertAmbivertMisanthropeMisogynistMisogamistAsceticTurns his mind inwardHates marriageTalks about his own accomplishmentsHates his fellow mortalsLeads an austere lifeIs interested in the welfare of others.Believes in self advancementTurns his mind both inward and outwardHates womenTurns his mind outward
3ANSWERS TO PRE-TEST G – Egoist, believes in self advancement C – Egotist, talks about his accomplishmentsF – Altruist, is interested in the welfare of othersA – Introvert, turns his mind inwardJ – Extrovert, turns him mind outwardH – Ambivert, turns his mind both outward and inwardD – Misanthrope, believes in self advancementI – Misogynist, hates womenB – Misogamist, hates marriageE – Ascetic, leads an austere life
4DO NOW Is an egoist selfish? Is modesty one of the characteristics of an egotist?Is an altruist selfish?Does an introvert pay much attention to himself?Does an extrovert prefer solitude over companionship?Are most normal people ambiverts?Does a misanthrope have respect for fellow humans?Does a misogynist enjoy the company of women?Does an ascetic live a life of luxury?Does a misogamist try to avoid marriage?Personality Types VocabularyPractice #1Answer yes or no.
5DO NOW Practice #1 answers Yes, an egoist is selfish.No, modesty is not characteristic of an egotist.No, an altruist is not selfish.Yes, an introvert pays attention to his own thoughts.No, an extrovert does not prefer solitude over companionship.Yes, most people are ambiverts.No, a misanthrope does not have respect for his fellow humans.No, a misogynist does not enjoy the company of women.No, an ascetic does not lead a life of luxury.Yes, a misogamist tries to avoid marriage.These words are all nouns which means that they may be used as the subject or object of a sentence.How did you do?Check your answers in your DO NOW.
6DO NOW: Practice #2, Can you recall the following words? An _________ lives a lonely austere life.An _________ interests are turned outward.An _________ is supremely selfish.An _________ hates humankind.An _________ interests are turned both inward and outward.6. An _________ is incredible conceited.7. An _________ is interested in the welfare of others.8. A _________ hates women.9. An _________ thinking is turned inward.10. A _________ hates wedlock.
7DO NOW Practice #2 Answers AsceticExtrovertEgoistMisanthropeAmbivertEgotistAltruistMisogynistIntrovertMisogamistCheck and see how you did on your DO NOW!
8DO NOW: #3 Copy the following information 1. The ego2. othersEgoist and egotist are built on the same Latin stem – the pronoun ego, meaning I. I is the greatest concern in the egoist’s mind and overused in the egotist’s vocabulary.An egocentric person considers himself center of the universe.An egomaniac is obsessed with his own needs and interests.Hitler and Mussolini were egomaniacal.In Latin the word for other is alter. Altruism, the philosophy practiced by altruists, comes from a variant spelling of alter.Altruistic actions benefit others.An alteration is a change.When you have an altercation with someone, you have a violent disagreement, stronger than a dispute or quarrel.How does this help you understand the word alter ego?
9A person insanely convinced of his own importance is an … DO NOW: Practice # 4One’s other self is an ...To change is to ...A heated dispute is an …A person insanely convinced of his own importance is an …Another words for unselfish is …One who considers himself to be the center of the universe is …Another word for a choice is …The action of substituting for another is to …Can you figure out what versions of alter and ego can be used for each definition?Hint – look at yesterday’s Do Now to help you!
10DO NOW: Practice #4 Answers Alter egoAlterAltercationEgomaniacAltruisticEgocentricAlternativeAlternateCheck your answers in your Do Now.
11DO NOW #5: Copy the following information Depends on how you turnIntrovert, extrovert, and ambivert are based on the Latin verb, verto, to turn.If your thoughts are constantly turned inward (intro), you are an introvert; outward (extro), extrovert; both directions (ambi), ambivert.Dexterous means skillful; dexterity means skill. Dexter is the Latin word for right hand. If you are an ambidextrous person, you are skilled with both hands (literally both hands are right). The French word for right is adroit. In English if you say a person displays adroitness, it means they are intelligent.The Latin word for left hand is sinister. In English this means evil or dangerous. The French word for the left hand is gauche. In English if you describe a person as a gaucherie, it means they are awkward and clumsy.