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WHAT IS PEER PRESSURE?
PEER PRESSURE (PHR. ): Pressure from people of one’s own age to behave in away that is similar or acceptable of them.
Commit Hang Tell
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PUT IN THE MISSING WORDS. TRANSFORM THE WORDS IF NECESSARY. 1. A: Mike got arrested for a crime. Shopping lifting I think. B: I know. He’s been 2. A: Did Tom ask you to a out with a really crowd! lie for him again? B: Yes. I did, but it made me guilty. 3. A: Why are you picking her? She’s really upset. B: I know. I really it. The others me do it. 4. A: Her new boyfriend is a bad know! B: Yes, she’s been on her. She’s started smoking, you lessons too. 5. A: What’s come over Alex? She’s totally changed her image! B: She wanted to 6. You should in with her new friends. peer pressure and stand up for what you believe.
Listen to an interview with some teenagers talking about peer pressure. Number the statements below in the order you hear them. There is one extra statement you do not need. A You must be strong and resist it. B It can make you do some strange things. C You can’t avoid it D It is sometimes a positive thing. E It can hurt others.
TYPES OF PEER PRESSURE • Spoken peer pressure • Unspoken peer pressure • Rejection • Insult • Positive peer pressure • Neutral peer pressure • Negative peer pressure
MATCH THE TYPE OF PEER PRESSURE TRICK TO ITS DEFINITION: Telling a person • Rejection • Insult • Reasoning • Unspoken pressure reasons why they should try something or why it would be OK if they did Threatening to end a friendship or a relationship Insulting or calling a person names to make them feel bad This is something you feel without anyone saying anything to you
COMPLETE THE DIALOGUE. LISTEN AND CHECK. Lucy: Hey Kim, I’m glad I’ve bumped into you! Do you fancy coming out to that new nightclub tonight? Kim: Lucy: Oh, Kim! You’ll be the odd one out! Everyone’s going! Kim: Lucy: Look, don’t worry! You can spend the night at my house. Just tell your parents we’re studying together. Kim: Lucy: Oh, com on Kim! It’s no big deal. I do it all the time! Kim: Lucy: Well… it’s your loss! Let me know if you change your mind. Kim: Lucy: Well… suit yourself! I’ll call you tomorrow.
USE THE LANGUAGE IN THE TABLE TO ACT OUT SHORT DIALOGUES FOR THE FOLLOWING SITUATIONS 1. You found out that your best friend is lying to you and you’re angry. 2. Your friends are trying to make you miss lessons from school but you don’t want to. 3. You didn’t do well in your exams and you have problems with your friends
ASKING EXPRESSING NEGATIVE FEELINGS - You don’t look very happy. What’s the matter? - You don’t look very well. What’s up? - Are you all right? You look a bit nervous/worried etc. SYMPATHYSING/ENCOURAGING - Cheer up! Things can’t be that bad! - I’m sorry to hear that, but I’m sure everything will be all right. - I’m sorry. You really need… - Well, I could better - I’m (a bit/really) nervous/worried/fed up etc. - Nothing is going right in my life EXPRESSING EXTREME FEELINGS - I’m ready to explode! - …is/are driving me crazy! - I’m just going mad. - I can’t stand … any more.