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feelings / emotions

See also:
skills: anger
skills: personal behaviour
skills: phobias
book references (3)
audio (5)
video (1)

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Jealousy (666)
Vox pops: Have you ever been jealous?


Happiness (687)
Vox pops: When you're down, what makes you happy?


Embarrassment (691)
Vox pops: What is your most embarrassing moment?


Short story - A Serious Case (1367)
Short story about a woman who has an overpowering fear of spiders. Audio + pdf - c.1250 words



Video for feelings / emotionsPage top ↑
Make Yourself Happier Using Only A Pencil - Pleasure and Pain with (812)
Michael Moseley in the streets of Edinburgh demonstrating how stimulating the smile muscles, here with a pencil, can trick the brain into feeling pleasure. No captions.


Book references for feelings / emotionsPage top ↑

General English course books (adults)

New Cutting Edge Upper Intermediate students' book book cover New Cutting Edge Upper Intermediate students' book 
Peter Moore   Sarah Cunningham   
Module 2 Life's ups and downs  Pages 24 - 25  Things that make you feel...
(1) Listening: 10 people talk about situations that make them feel stressed, happy etc. (2) Ss speak on the same topics.

Photocopiable resource books

Elementary Grammar Games book cover Elementary Grammar Games 
Jill Hadfield   
6 - Personal pronouns: subject and object (2)  Page 6 
Ss put words together to make sentences expressing feelings about different things.

Intermediate Communication Games book cover Intermediate Communication Games 
Jill Hadfield   
18 - Yuck!  Page 18 
Describing reactions to pictures. One S describes his/her reaction to a set of pictures, the other listens and puts the pictures in order.

Graded Reading and Listening