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Art of Kissing
Listening - Click here to listen to a story about the kissing. After you listen once, listen again and answer the following questions.  Note: There will be a lot of unfamiliar vocabulary. For the answer, write what you think you hear.

Here are some vocabulary words that you will hear:
 
pen name
craft (woodworking)
slur (derogatory comment)
objective research
contract (like for work)
hit the nail on the head
vacuum
corn on the cob

1. What does Michael Christian do on university campuses? (1)

2. How is kissing both an art and a craft? (2)

3. What advice did Michael Christian’s girlfriend give him regarding kissing? (1)

4. What does he do when people ask him to kiss them? Explain. (1)

5. How did he conduct research for his book? (Be specific.) (2)

6. What kinds of thoughts does he say go through people’s minds when they kiss? (2)

7. Is there a right or wrong way to kiss? (1)

8. What is Michael’s favourite type of kiss? (Give the name of the kiss.) (1)

9. Describe how this kiss is done? (Be specific.) (2)

10. Why does his describe this kind of kiss as a “safe” kiss? (2)

11. What is the origin of the term “French kiss”? (1)

12. What is a “sliding” kiss? (1)

Once you have attempted to answer the questions, click here to see the answers. I will put the answers up on Monday.