Gap Fill - Level 6


  • Choose the correct word from the drop-down menus below.
  • Click the button at the bottom to check your answers.
  • Press the "refresh" button on your browser to play again.

   attractive      average      characteristics      data      due      each      education      good      hair      halo      how      idea      journal      long      more      outside      physically      them      universities      work  
Researchers have discovered there could be a reason why women spend so in the morning getting ready for – they get paid more if they wear makeup and do their . Sociologists Jaclyn Wong and Andrew Penner concluded that people get paid around 20 per cent more than what they called "average" people. They found that both attractive men and women tended to earn more than -looking employees. They added that the a woman cared about her looks, the more attractive she appeared. Ms Wong said: "For men, only about half of the effect of attractiveness is to grooming….I think that we more readily judge women, and so presentation becomes important to ."

The study was conducted by the of Chicago and California. It will be published in the Research in Social Stratification and Mobility. The researchers analysed from 14,000 participants who were questioned about their salary, job, , personality, social behaviour and other . The interviewers were also asked to rate participant on attractive and well groomed they were. Researchers said people were biased when it comes to beauty because of a ' effect'. People think someone who is attractive on the will also be beautiful on the inside. The researchers noted that the that humans are influenced by beauty bias is not new.

Try the sentence jumble.

Back to the cosmetics lesson.

Share this lesson

More Free Sites by Sean Banville

Online Activities