TED Talk #3- Group A (10:10am)

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15 thoughts on “TED Talk #3- Group A (10:10am)

  1. Comprehension questions
    1, what’s “social reality”?
    2, What does he recommend when you have a big personal goal?

    Discussion questions
    1, what situation do you make the biggest effort to achieve your goal?
    2, How “satisfactions” work in your mind?

    Vocabularies
    1, temptation —the desire to have or do something, esp. something wrong, or something that causes this desire
    2, gratification —to get what they want immediately

      • Thank you, Kasumi.
        Satisfaction is “the pleasant feeling you get when you receive something you wanted, or when you have done or are doing something you wanted to do” from Cambridge dictionary. I saw you posted the definition though 🙂

    • Aloha MIsato,

      Your discussion questions are so interesting. If I put into the situation, I don’t know what I’ll be doing. I look forward to hearing your opinion at the TED TALK.

      • Thank you Nori:) I think you have a lot of experience than me. I am also excited to hear your story:)

  2. Comprehension questions
    1 What was the test result? Which group of people continue longer?
    2 Why you should not say your goal ?

    Discossion Questions
    1 Do you tell someone about your biggest personal goal? Why ? Why not?
    2 Do you agree with his idea? why? Why not?

    Vocabularies
    1 resist to refuse to accept something and try to stop it from happening
    2 satisfaction the good feeling that you have when you have achieved something

  3. (Comprehension Question)
    1. According to psychologists, why is telling someone your goal unsuitable?
    2. When we feel like telling someone our goals, what should we resist the temptation?

    (Discussion Question)
    1. What do you think is the most important factor to achieve our goals?
    2. What does this presenter say is the most important thing to convey a message for us?

    (Vocabulary)
    1. acknowledged : a factor or a situation, you accept or admit that it is true or tha it exists
    2. commitment : a strong belief in an idea or system

      • I don’t understand your second discussion question..I’m sorry for my poor understanding. i’ll be glad if you put some explanation on second discussion question:))

  4. Comprehension Question
    1:What is the main idea of this lecture?
    2:How many and what kind of results of investigation are there in this lecture?

    Discussion Question
    1:Do you have such experiences? If you have, please explain.
    2:Do you agree or disagree this statement? Why?

    Vocabulary
    1:tricked・・・・・to be decorated with something:
    2:substitution・・・when someone or something is replaced by someone or something else:

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