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Letní semestr:

PARADOX OF CHOICE by Barry Schwartz

http://www.ted.com/talks/barry_schwartz_on_the_paradox_of_choice

 

1st minute:

What is the official dogma? (what do we have to maximize?)

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3rd minute:

What was the situation with telophones when Barry Schwartz was a child?

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4th/5th minute:

What is the „patient autonomy“?

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8th-10th minute:

Does great choice produce liberation?

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11th minute:

What do the economists call „opportunity costs“?

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PARADOX OF CHOICE

by Barry Schwartz

 

  • To ADMIT
  • Připustit
  • AFFLUENT
  • Blahobytný, bohatý, oplývající bohatstvím
  • ASSUMPTION
  • Domněnka
  • To ASSURE
  • Ujistit
  • BAD-FITTING (pair of jeans)
  • Nepadnoucí
  • CARTOON
  • Kreslený vtip
  • CONSEQUENCE
  • Dopad, důsledek
  • CONTRIBUTION
  • Příspěvek
  • CRAP
  • Velmi špatné kvality
  • To DECIDE ON our BEHALF
  • Rozhodnout za nás /našim jménem
  • DILIGENT
  • Pečlivý, přičinlivý, snaživý
  • EMBEDDED
  • Zakotvený, automatický
  • FLAVOR (am) = FLAVOUR (br.)
  • Příchuť (o jídle), druh, typ (např. o oblečení)
  • INFURIATING
  • K vzteku, k zlosti, nesnesitelný
  • To INHERIT
  • Zdědit
  • IN THE OFF CHANCE
  • Pokud náhodou
  • NAGGED = ANGRY
  • Naštvaný
  • NEIGHBORHOOD (am.) = NEIGHBOURHOOD (br.)
  • Sousedství
  • ON OFFER
  • V nabídce
  • OPPORTUNITY COSTS
  • Cena za příležitost
  • To PARTICIPATE
  • Platit si, přispívat si
  • To PLAGUE
  • Soužit, trápit
  • PRESCRIPTION x RECEIPT
  • Recept (lékařský) x stvrzenka (pokladní)
  • PRESUMABLY
  • Asi, pravděpodobně
  • To PUT AWAY (some money)
  • Odložit si (nějaké peníze)
  • To PUT OFF
  • Odložit (odsunout časově)
  • To REGRET
  • Litovat (něčeho)
  • To SHATTER
  • Zničit, rozbít (na malé kousky)
  • To SHIFFTEN the BURDEN
  • Přesunout břemeno
  • STORE (am.) = SHOP (br.)
  • Obchod
  • To SUBTRACT
  • Odebrat, odečíst
  • To SUIT
  • Vyhovovat
  • UP FOR GRAP
  • Na dosah, dostupné
  • VOLUNTARY RETIREMENT PLAN
  • Dobrovolný systém penzijního připojištění
  • WELFARE
  • Blahobyt

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Expressions for Agreeing and Disagreeing

   
   

Stating an opinion

  • In my opinion...
  • The way I see it...
  • As far as I'm concerned...
  • If you ask me...

Asking for an opinon

  • What's your idea?
  • How do you feel about that?
  • What do you think?
  • Do you agree?
  • Wouldn't you say?
  • What are your thoughts on (all of) this?
  • What is your idea?

Expressing agreement

  • I agree with you (100 percent).
  • I (fully )agree with you.
  • That's for sure.
  • You're absolutely right.
  • Absolutely.
  • Exactly.
  • That's so true.
  • That's exactly how I feel.
  • No doubt about it.
  • I suppose so./I guess so.
  • You have a point there.
  • I was just going to say that.
  • No doubt about it.
  • You have a point there.
  • I was just going to say that.
  • (slang) Tell me about it!

Expressing disagreement

  • Actually, I don't think so.
  • I'm afraid I disagree.
  • I beg to differ.
  • No, I'm not so sure about that.
  • In fact, that's not always true.
  • In fact, that's not always the case.
  • I see your point, but …
  • Unfortunately, I couldn't agree with you more.
  • I'm afraid I agree with James.
  • I have to side with Dad on this one.
  • (strong) No way. = (strong) I totally disagree.
  • (strong) I'd say the exact opposite.

Interruptions

  • Can I add something here?
  • Is it okay if I jump in for a second?
  • If I might add something...
  • Sorry to interrupt, but...

Changing the topic

  • OK. Maybe, we have talked about it long. Let us move on to …
 
 

 

Kontakt

Mgr. Monika Dundrová

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17.listopadu 15
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monika.dundrova@vsb.cz