Faces and First Impressions. | C1- C2 listening and questions


Intermediate to Advanced Listening
Audio- http://www.bbc.co.uk/learningenglish/thai/features/6-minute-english/ep-170629
(15) BBC 6 Minute English (Subtitle) - Learn to talk about Faces and first impressions in 6 minutes - YouTube

  1. What is the topic of discussion?

  2. How do people judge others on the first day they meet?

  3. How does Neil define ‘first impression’?

  4. What is Professor Alexander’s research about and from which university is it?

  5. In his research he used; trustworthy, competence, dominance and one being an extrovert…How does Rob explain these words

  6. He also uses __________________ to mean, people who are energetic and enjoy spending time with others.

  7. What was Pro. Alexander’s finding about trustworthy people?

  8. Which were the most dominant?

  9. Were these jugdements accurate, if yes, why?

  10. According to the professor what is the most important attribute for a politician ?

  11. Some politically less educated voters may be influnced by appearance and may go wıth theır gut.How does Rob explain the meaning of thıs expressıon?

  12. Todorov says faces carry useful information about things like a person’s mental state, and whether they’re tired or sick. But they don’t tell you about a person’s character. So what can we do to minimise the chances of being affected?

  13. What is a blind audition and how did it affect the Boston Symphony Orchestra back then in the 1950s?

  14. According to Todorov, how long does it take us to judge people?

15)Lastly what do you understand by these terms as used ın the conversatıon
• Attributes

• perception.

• Extroverts