Game of Thrones blooper spotted- Starbucks cup

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?

Listening- David Bowie dismissed by the BBC

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.

Listening- influential drummer Hal Blaine

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.



Pop/ rock locations across London- map

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
  • recording studios
  • concert venues
  • businesses related to pop/rock music

Entertainment and the Arts- B2

Rolling Stones: