Lesson 7: Body image

Topic of the week: Body positive movement


Let's watch a Ted-talk speech on body positivity and check out some vocabulary.

Time code 00: 15

  • Eating disorder - it's an abnormal eating habit that negatively affect a person's physical or mental health.

Time code 1:20

  • Little tummy - stomach or belly
  • Stretch marks - a form of scarring on the skin

Time code 1:45

  • Body image - mental image of one’s own body

Time code 2:19

  • Six pack abs - muscles on your belly
  • Bulging muscles - curvy muscles

Comprehension task

  1. Why is the speaker presenting all the stats in the beginning of her speech?
  2. What does she mean by saying "I've got a little tummy, I've got stretch marks"?
  3. What is the purpose of her speech? What is her message?

Submit your voice message to @EnglishTutorialBot before Saturday 9 p.m. (UTC +3).

Looking forward to your homework,

πŸ’› With love, teacher