“Introvert or Extrovert?”



Pre-Listening Question

Do you consider yourself an introvert or extrovert? Explain.

Vocabulary and Expressions

Here are some words and expressions that appear in the video:

coping strategy (noun):  a behavior or thought process that helps people adjust to new or stressful situations
– What is your coping strategy when you find yourself in stressful situations?

gathering (noun): a group of people getting together
– I am looking forward to the family gathering later this week.

ambivert (noun): a person who displays both introverted and extroverted traits
– My brother is an ambivert. He feels comfortable spending time alone reading a book and going to loud parties with a lot of people.

contemplation (noun): deep reflective thought, thinking about something for a long time
– I enjoy spending time in my room in the evening for quiet contemplation.

Listening Comprehension Questions

Now, watch the interview and answer the comprehension questions. You can also turn on the automatically-generated captions for the video once you start it.

Conversation Questions

Describe each person in your family. Are they introverts or extroverts?  What about some of your friends? What are the pros and cons of each personality type?

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