Apparently, fans were shocked to find a Starbucks disposable coffee cup on the set of the latest Game of Thrones episode. Listen to this news report to know more about this blooper:
Annotated transcript (pay attention to the highlighted expressions)
Do you remember other bloopers you might have seen on film or TV?
What’s your take on the last part of the report? Would you say this blooper (or others) are intentional, or simply careless mistakes?
C1 English, cine, cultura, docencia de/ en lenguas extranjeras, TV Tagged
BBC radio 4, bloopers, C1, entertainment, Game of Thrones, listening, news, speaking, TV
Listen to this report about David Bowie’s early years as an artist, and then fill in the gaps with up to four words. You can listen to it twice.
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After submitting your answers, you can self-check whether you were right or not.
Then, you can also listen again and read the
transcript, paying attention to interesting vocabulary.
C1 English, cultura, docencia de/ en lenguas extranjeras, English, London and music, música, teaching and learning English Tagged
Art, BBC radio 4, C1, entertainment, listening, music
Listen to this news report about drummer Hal Blaine, who has just died. He played the drums in such hits as ‘California Dreamin”, ‘Good Vibrations’, ‘Be My Baby’, ‘These Boots Are Made for Walkin” and ‘Strangers in the Night’.
Listen to the report. Then listen again and read the transcript, paying attention to the highlighted expressions, or any others you may find interesting.
If you’re interested in pop /rock music, you can find below a list of relevant locations across London. You may find:
pop / rock stars’ homes
businesses related to pop/rock music
docencia de/ en lenguas extranjeras, London and music, London for teachers, música, teaching and learning English, Walking Tagged
CLIL, entertainment, London, London for teachers, music, pop, rock