"The mediocre teacher tells, the good teacher explains, the superior teacher demonstrates,
the great teacher inspires." William Arthur Ward

Sunday, October 31, 2010

Personality transplant

Listen to the article and decide if these statements are true or false

a. Doctors have found a way to transplant people’s personalities. T / F
b. A professor said people wouldn’t mind receiving the heart of a killer. T / F
c. People who receive new organs say they share the donor’s memories. T / F
d. Most donor patients believe they have some of the donor’s personality. T / F
e. The professor said very few people are superstitious about transplants. T / F
f. The professor said the most logical people are the most superstitious. T / F
g. A British teenager received a new heart even though she didn’t want it. T / F
h. Scientists have evidence that personality accompanies donated organs. T / F

  • Would you be willing to donate your organs after you die?
  • Do you carry an organ donor card?
  • Do you think parts of a donor’s personality is transplanted along with the organ?
  • Would you accept a killer’s heart if you needed a heart transplant?
  • What do you think of giving someone a transplant against their will?
  • Would you like a personality transplant?

Saturday, October 30, 2010

Let's talk

  • What do you think of when you see these images?
  • How would you like to live in such a house?
  • Have you ever seen a bat? How would you react if you saw one?
  • What's your opinion about ghosts? Do they exist. . .?
  • What about witches?