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John | 30th Aug 2010, 22:59 PM | HKALE(UE):Sections B, C & E | (567 Reads)
Pair the words highlighted in red in Column A with the meanings given in Column B so that the meanings explain the words respectively.  

Column A

AnswersColumn B
1. I get claustrophobia in elevators. 1. ___a. hatred and fear of homosexuals
2. Sufferers of agoraphobia avoid public and/or unfamiliar places, such as shopping plaza. 2. ___b. fear of being in an enclosed space
3. Acrophobic people/People who suffer from acrophobia fear to stand on the edge of cliffs.3. ___c. irrational fear of something 
4. I don't like to be around gays, lesbians, or bisexuals. I'm homophobic.4. ___ d. fear/dislike of things/people foreign
5. You can hardly believe some of the phobia that people have; almost anything can be the cause of an irrational fear.5. ___ e. fear of high places
6. Xenophobia is a cause of terrible injustice acted upon foreigners in a country.6. ___f. fear of water  
7. Mr. Lee had never learned how to swim because he could not get over his hydrophobia.  7. ___g. fear of crowds and open space
 Answer Key:

Column A

AnswersColumn B
1. I get claustrophobia in elevators. 1. ba. hatred and fear of homosexuals(恐同症)
2. Sufferers of agoraphobia avoid public and/or unfamiliar places, such as shopping plaza. 2. gb. fear of being in an enclosed space(幽閉恐懼症)
3. Acrophobic people/People who suffer from acrophobia fear to stand on the edge of cliffs.3. e

c. irrational fear of something(恐懼症)

 
4. I don't like to be around gays, lesbians, or bisexuals. I'm homophobic.4. a

d. fear/dislike of things/people foreign (仇外心理)

5. You can hardly believe some of the phobia that people have; almost anything can be the cause of an irrational fear.5. c

e. fear of high places(畏高症)

6. Xenophobia is a cause of terrible injustice acted upon foreigners in a country.6. d

f. fear of water (恐水症;狂犬症)

 
7. Mr. Lee had never learned how to swim because he could not get over his hydrophobia.  7. f

g. fear of crowds and open space(廣場/曠野/陌生環境恐症)

Notes:

-phobia is a suffix used to form nouns with the meaning of “dread of(恐懼), unreasonable hatred”.

-phobic is a suffix used to form adjectives with the meaning of “dread of, unreasonable hatred”.

 

phobia (n)(恐懼;不合理的厭惡)phobic (adj)
acrophobia (n) (畏高症)acrophobic (adj)
agoraphobia(n) (廣場/曠野/陌生環境恐症)agoraphobic (adj) claustrophobia (n) (幽閉恐懼症)claustrophobic (adj)

homophobia(n) (恐同症)homophobic (adj)  

hydrophobia (n) (恐水症;狂犬症)hydrophobic (adj)

xenophobia(n) (仇外心理)xenophobic (adj)

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