Posted by: a2cristina | February 7, 2019

Fears and Phobias – Speaking Activity

FEAR AND PHOBIAS

 

 

  1. What words can you think of which are related to FEAR?
  2. What verbs would you use together with the word FEAR, for instance, to EXPERIENCE FEAR?
  3. Have you ever seen a film or read a book that made you feel an intense fear?
  4. How do you try to you to face your fears?
  5. Do your fears affect your daily life?
  6. What is the difference between a fear and a phobia?
  7. Are phobias rational or irrational?
  8. Can phobias interfere with our everyday life or daily routine?
  9. If you had to classify phobias, what types would there be? For example, there are phobias involving…

–  animals

  1. What, in your opinion, do the following words mean?

Arachnophobia.

Agoraphobia.

Aerophobia.

Mechanophobia.

Phobophobia.

Altophobia.

Bogyphobia

Chrometophobia.

Hypnophobia.

Ornithophobia.

  1. What are your own phobias?

 

 

KEY

 

  1. https://www.thesaurus.com/browse/fear

2. http://www.freecollocation.com/search?word=FEAR

6. https://online.grace.edu/news/human-services/difference-between-fear-and-phobia/

9. https://www.verywellmind.com/list-of-phobias-2795453

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