Anger

Опубликовано admin - чт, 09/24/2020 - 19:43

Submitted by admin on Thu, 02/09/2012 - 12:56

Questions for discussion:

  1. What causes anger? In which cases do you get hot under the collar in your everyday life?
  2. What are various ways people respond to anger? Is it possible for you not to respond when somebody makes your blood boil?
  3. Can anger be ever justified? If so, how can we determine whether it is?
  4. How can you calm somebody down when he/she is on the warpath?
  5. Do you think men and women show their anger differently?
  6. Do you feel remorseful when you fly off the handle?
  7. When was the last time you got angry?
  8. What do you usually do when you get angry?
  9. What are the physical effects of getting angry? (blood pressure)
  10. Is getting angry an effective way of dealing with problems? Do you ever have a sense of relief after having an outburst?

Useful words and phrases:

  • To be/get steamed up – to feel annoyed
  • To be/get hot under the collar – to feel irritated
  • To be on the warpath – prepare to vent one`s anger
  • To be hopping mad – to feel very angry
  • To fly off the handle – suddenly lose one`s temper
  • To make someone`s blood boil – to annoy someone
  • To feel a sense of relief – чувствовать облегчение
  • Outburst – вспышка гнева
  • To feel remorseful – чувствовать угрызения совести
Russian