Unit 1 Activities Around L.A.
Unit 2 - Weird Beliefs
Unit 3 - Celebrities Have Problems Too?
Unit 4 - The Roaring Twenties
Unit 5 - Holidays
Unit 6 - What is it REALLY about?
Unit 7 - Doing Good
Unit 8 - Your Health
Unit 9 - Car Advice
Unit 10 - By Land & Sea
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2.2.5 Building Vocabulary


In this reading passage “Unlucky 13”, you read about the fear of the number 13, which is called “triskaidekaphobia.”
Phobia” means “a fear of something that isn’t really dangerous.” There are many kinds of phobias, like agoraphobia, which is the fear of open spaces.

Look at the phobia names below. Can you guess the meanings of these phobias? The first one is done for you.

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