|"have a face lift" = a surgical procedure in which doctors tighten the skin on the face to remove wrinkles|
"I'm sure that the actress had a facelift so would look younger than she really is."
"nose job" = an operation to improve the appearance of one's nose
"He's considering a nose job because he says people always comment on his nose."
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Name five different types of cosmetic surgery and discuss why people select these procedures.
|1. Pre-Listening Exercises [Top]|
HELPFUL TIP: Many people decide to undergo cosmetic surgical procedures including a tummy tuck to improve their appearance; other people choose reconstructive surgery to correct deformities due to accidents or disease. Search the Internet to educate yourself on these options.|
Listen to the conversation by pressing the "Play Audio" button and answer the questions based on the information you hear. Press the "Final Score" button to check your quiz.
|2. Listening Exercises [Top]|
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Listen to the conversation again as you read the Quiz Script. Do the Text Completion Quiz.
|3. Post-Listening Exercises [Top]|
Do research on an organization that provides medical services, particularly cosmetic surgery, to people in developing countries. Report on the organization's mission, the regions of the world where the organization has performed such care, and how everyday people can become involved. Would you consider volunteering if you had the expertise to perform cosmetic procedures for the needy?
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