CPE :: Lesson 23

LOS CURSOS DE INGLES GRATIS PREFERIDOS POR LOS HISPANOHABLANTES

 

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Listening: Part 2
Sentence completion

ACTIVITY 111: You are going to listen to part of a radio programme about a psychological condition known as prosopagnosia. You have to do two tasks: a true-false exercise and a cloze activity. For both task click the speaker and listen carefully (maximum: twice). Then check the correct answers.

 

TASK 1
Listen carefully and mark the sentences TRUE or FALSE.

1.

The speaker compares face-blindness to the inability to hear.

2.

Scientists do not understand how normal people remember faces.

3.

The face-blind subjects could not distinguish between the faces or the objects.

TASK 2
Now listen again and complete the following text with words or phrases from the audio.

According to the speaker, the painting by René Magritte the idea of face-blindness. People with face-blindness have no memory of a person's face once the person their sight. Some people with this condition are so that they cannot recognise members of their own family. It would help scientists to understand if they knew more about face-blindness. Scientists do not yet know whether the ability to recognise faces has a of its own or whether it is part of an individual's general ability. In an experiment, a number of were shown images of people, places and objects. The experiment proved that the human brain processes differently from faces. Other experiments have shown that people with this condition can improve their .

 

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