"Fear of or aversion to technology, especially computers and high technology."
- ablutophobia - with a funny illustration (COPYRIGHT)
- From Wikipedia :
1 Understanding and classifying phobias
2 Types of phobia
4 Non-clinical uses of the term...
- From Wikipedia - with a list of words ending
- The Phobias - définitions
(list) - What are you afraid of ? (coolquiz.com)
Of The Rich And Famous - ex :
"Tennis champ André Agassi has a phobia of spiders...
Film director Alfred Hitchcock had a peculiar fear of eggs...
Country star Lyle Lovett reportedly is afraid of cows." (coolquiz.com)
- List of Phobias and Manias - with pictures (iterasi.net/o)
Extensive Information about Fears, Anxieties, and Compulsive Behaviors
Explained and Clarified!
What Do Americans Fear Most? - Text + Audio - 27 October 2015
"What do you think Americans fear most? A new survey done by Chapman University came up with some surprising answers.
Do you think Americans fear government corruption or terrorist attacks most? And are natural or man-made disasters more frightening?
The answers may surprise you."
"Chapman University in Orange, California, asked Americas what scares them the most.
Their answer? Government corruption. (Terrorism came in second.)"
- What are Your Deepest, Darkest Fears? - AUDIO + SCRIPT
"You might be surprised at what some people are afraid of. Learn about phobias and common idioms to use when you are afraid."
INTERACTIVE exercises :
quiz - "It's testing your knowledge of words
and expressions connected to fright!" (BBC)
Exercises TO PRINT :
Lesson plans :
FEAR OF FLYING - a lesson
"This EFL lesson plan is designed around a beautiful short film by Conor Finnegan and the theme of fears.
Students write sentences, dictate sentences, speak, and watch a short film."
Language level: Intermediate (B1) – Upper Intermediate (B2)
Time: 90 minutes
Activity: Dictation, speaking, writing and watching a short film
Language: Adjective + prepositions
Materials: Short film
- Hey, What Are You Afraid Of?
"The Dalai Lama is afraid of caterpillars...
Queen Elizabeth I was afraid of roses...
Justin Timberlake: snakes, spiders, sharks..."
- 'You're Giving Me the Creeps!' - Text + Audio
"You're giving me the ...!" The jitters, the creeps, the willies, the heebie-jeebies, goose bumps, butterflies, and a heart attack ...
you can give all these things to other people. Are they good or bad? Read on to find out!"
by The Kinks :
"Everybody got something hidden
In a darkness deep inside
Everybody gotta fatal flaw
Everybody got something to hide
Take a look into my eyes
See the fear and silent cries - phobia.."
- La réunion des phobiques anonymes
"Quand des personnes atteintes de phobies se rencontrent...
Un sketch irrésistible tiré de la version américaine de l'émission humoristique d'origine britannique «The Sketch Show»."