Submitted by admin on Thu, 02/09/2012 - 12:56
Questions for discussion:
- What causes anger? In which cases do you get hot under the collar in your everyday life?
- What are various ways people respond to anger? Is it possible for you not to respond when somebody makes your blood boil?
- Can anger be ever justified? If so, how can we determine whether it is?
- How can you calm somebody down when he/she is on the warpath?
- Do you think men and women show their anger differently?
- Do you feel remorseful when you fly off the handle?
- When was the last time you got angry?
- What do you usually do when you get angry?
- What are the physical effects of getting angry? (blood pressure)
- 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