Posted by: a2cristina | April 2, 2019

Eric Fromm – Cloze Test

CLOZE TEST

Read the text and complete the chart below with a word from the list that comes after the text. Every word can only be used ONCE. There are FIVE words that you don’t need to use. Question 0 has been answered as an example.

 

It was Erich Fromm, a neo-Freudian psychoanalyst, 0) __________ suggested a theory of personality based 1) __________ two primary needs: the need for freedom and the need for belonging. He suggested that people develop certain personality styles or strategies in order to 2) __________ with the anxiety created by feelings of isolation. Of these character types, he suggested that four of them are unproductive orientations, 3) __________ one is a productive orientation.

Fromm believed that character is something that 4) __________ both from our genetic 5) __________ and from our learning experiences. Some aspects of our character are hereditary. 6) __________ aspects come from what we learn at home, from school, and from society. And of course, there is the interplay between the two influences.

Fromm also believed that character is something 7) __________ ingrained and difficult to change. However, being aware of our tendencies and being 8) __________ to change can help inspire change.

The different 9) __________ that emerge from each of the five character types have both positive and negative aspects. However, Fromm generally viewed the first four orientations as unproductive.

Fromm also believed that people could exhibit the characteristics of more than one type and that personalities can be 10) __________ up of a combination of different orientations.

Adapted from: https://www.verywellmind.com/fromms-five-character-orientations-2795956

 

 

COMMITTED       FACE                    MADE                  STEMS

COPE                   GROWS                ON                       THAT

DEEPLY                HEIR           OTHER                 TRAITS

EXHIBIT                INHERITANCE      OTHERS               WHEREAS

 

 

0 THAT
1 6
2 7
3 8
4 9
5 10

 

KEY

0. THAT

  1. ON
  2. COPE
  3. WHEREAS
  4. STEMS
  5. INHERITANCE
  6. OTHER
  7. DEEPLY
  8. COMMITTED
  9. TRAITS
  10. MADE
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Responses

  1. Gracias por el ejercicio. Solo quería decir que las soluciones 3 y 4 están intercambiadas.

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    • Muchas gracias por indicármelo. Ahora mismo lo corrijo.

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