Pre-reading P2P2 What’s your attitude toward cosmetic surgery? Will you have any form of cosmetic surgery?
Pre-reading P3P3 Hints: to become more beautiful/ to find a good job/ to be an actor or actress … Why do you think many young girls want to have cosmetic surgery?
While-reading P4P4 2. What kind of appearance do Korean women want to have? 1. Why are Korean women crazy about cosmetic surgery? ① They are attracted by Korean pop culture and want to look like those starlets. Answer the following questions. They want to have a small face with large eyes, a tiny nose and a pointed chin. ② They have to meet the cultural expectations of being beautiful and attractive.
While-reading P5P5 4. Why do some Korean parents let their children have cosmetic surgery at a young age? 3. What kind of applicants do South Korean employers usually look for? Applicants who are both physically attractive and professionally qualified. Answer the following questions. Because their children will look more natural as they mature and find a job more easily.
While-reading P6P6 3. The idea of having cosmetic surgery is welcomed and even becomes an obsession in South Korea. 1. Women in the United States are happy with their appearance and never have cosmetic surgery. 2. The strict rules about women’s appearance in the workplace force Korean women to look like singers in girl groups. True or false 4. South Korean employers prefer to hire pretty people, even though they have just had cosmetic surgery.
Language study P7P7 Word bank obsession n. 着迷 obsession n. 着迷 expectation n. 期望，希望 expectation n. 期望，希望 applicant n. 申请人 applicant n. 申请人 qualification n. 资格证明， 合格证书 qualification n. 资格证明， 合格证书 a leg up 优势 a leg up 优势 → obsess v. 迷住，使着迷 → obsessive adj. 使人着迷 的 remarkably adv. 不寻常地， 令人注意地 remarkably adv. 不寻常地， 令人注意地 → remarkable adj. 值得注 意的，引人注目的 → remark v. 注意，察觉 → expect v. 期待，预料 → expectant adj. 期待的， 期望的 → application n. 申请，请 求 → apply adj. 申请，请求 → qualified adj. 有资格的， 胜任的 → qualify v. 有资格，胜任 e.g. Normally an incumbent ( 现任的 ) president has a leg up on any challenger.
Language study P8P8 1. They have entered the country and ____________ for permanent residence. 2. Scientists have discovered ____________ new evidence showing how the body rebuilds itself while we sleep. 3. There is a shortage of well ____________ teachers of foreign languages, especially of French and Japanese. 4. The writer ____________ by the peaceful country life and wrote several novels on this topic. 5. Physical training has increased the Chinese people’s life ___________. Complete each sentence with the proper form of the given words. （ have ） applied obsessionremarkablyexpectationapplicantqualification remar kable qual ifie d was obsess ed expec tancy
After-reading P9P9 What makes a person beautiful? Will people become more beautiful with the help of cosmetic surgery? Questions for further Hints: one’s appearance/figure/personality/actions/ attitude …
After-reading P10 Topic: Beautiful appearance can bring one professional and economic success.