Unit 8 What Is Beauty? Extension Activities. Beauty and the Beast What Is Beauty?

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  • Unit 8What Is Beauty?

    Extension Activities

  • Beauty and the BeastWhat Is Beauty?

  • What Is Beauty?

  • The following are some proverbs about beauty. Please try to find out their meanings by discussing with your classmates.

  • 1. Beauty is but a blossom.

  • 2. Beauty is only skin-deep.

  • 3. Beauty is in the eye of the gazer.

  • 4. Beauty is potent; but money is omnipotent.

  • 5. Beauty is truth, truth beauty.

  • 6. Beauty lies in lovers eyes.

  • 7. Beauty may have fair leaves, but bitter fruit.

  • 8. Beauty, unaccompanied by virtue, is as a flower without perfume.

  • 9. Virtue is fairer far than beauty.

  • 10. Beauty is in the eye of the beholder.

  • References:Beauty is but a blossom. Beauty is only skin-deep. Beauty is in the eye of the gazer. Beauty is potent; but money is omnipotent. Beauty is truth, truth beauty. Beauty lies in lovers eyes. Beauty may have fair leaves, but bitter fruit. Beauty, unaccompanied by virtue, is as a flower without perfume. Virtue is fairer far than beauty. Beauty is in the eye of the beholder.

  • End of Activity One

  • Beauty and the Beast

  • For the Koreans, appearance is very important. They believe that good looking will assure them of having a wonderful life, including finding a job and having a bright future.

  • So, Korean parents will give their child money to have a cosmetic plastic surgery.

  • We could say that for Korean people, being a beauty means having everything, and being a beast means having nothing.

  • Do you agree? Share your thoughts with your classmates.

  • Now, we will show you some pictures, and these pictures are all adapted from movies.

  • Please separate the class into 4 groups, and each group needs to discuss the following questions and share their thoughts with other groups.

  • During viewing these pictures, think about the following questions and discuss with your group members.

  • What do these movies have in common?What do you think those directors want to tell us?If you have no idea about any of these movies, discuss about the sentence: Its beauty that killed the beast.adapted from King Kong

  • Beauty and the Beasthttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Image:131222_beauty_l.jpg

  • Shrekhttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Image:Shrek.jpg

  • The Phantom of the Operahttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Image:Poto2.jpg

  • King Konghttp://www.kingkongmovie.com/home.html

  • End of Activity Two