Biographies Katia Barbosa
Ayrton Senna <ul><li>Be born in São Paulo </li></ul><ul><li>Live in Monte Carlo </li></ul><ul><li>Have no children </li></...
50 Cent <ul><li>What do you know about him? </li></ul><ul><li>Is he alive or dead? </li></ul><ul><li>Listen to his biograp...
50 Cent <ul><li>When was 50 Cent born? </li></ul><ul><li>What is his real name? </li></ul><ul><li>What happened to him at ...
50 Cent - Vocabulary <ul><li>Solely – alone, no one else </li></ul><ul><li>  Tumultuous – not stable, something with probl...
50 Cent -  Multiple Choice Questions <ul><li>Question 1 - 50 Cent’s mother was </li></ul><ul><li>a) a rapper. </li></ul><u...
50 Cent -  Multiple Choice Questions <ul><li>Question 5 - 50 Cent was shot </li></ul><ul><li>  a) outside his grandmother’...
50 Cent – Vocabulary Questions <ul><li>Question 1 </li></ul><ul><li>The criminal __________ he was innocent. </li></ul><ul...
50 Cent – Vocabulary Questions <ul><li>Question 1 </li></ul><ul><li>I decided to try skiing again after my __________ heal...
Barack Obama <ul><li>Who is the President of the United States? </li></ul><ul><li>What do you know about his life? </li></...
PHRASE MATCH:  Match the following phrases from the article. 1d – 2f – 3a – 4g – 5i – 6f – 7g – 8c – 9b – 10e  1. Barack O...
Autobiography <ul><li>Talk about yourself </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Place you were born </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Where you l...
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  1. 1. Biographies Katia Barbosa
  2. 2. Ayrton Senna <ul><li>Be born in São Paulo </li></ul><ul><li>Live in Monte Carlo </li></ul><ul><li>Have no children </li></ul><ul><li>Star racing at the age of 4 </li></ul><ul><li>Become a F1 pilot in 1984 </li></ul><ul><li>win his first F1 World Championship in 1988 </li></ul><ul><li>Die in 1994 in a car accident in San Marino </li></ul>
  3. 3. 50 Cent <ul><li>What do you know about him? </li></ul><ul><li>Is he alive or dead? </li></ul><ul><li>Listen to his biography and answer the following questions. </li></ul>
  4. 4. 50 Cent <ul><li>When was 50 Cent born? </li></ul><ul><li>What is his real name? </li></ul><ul><li>What happened to him at the age of eight? </li></ul><ul><li>Why did he have a tumultuous childhood? </li></ul><ul><li>Why did he go to prison? </li></ul><ul><li>What did he decide to do after prison? </li></ul><ul><li>What does his tattoo on his shoulder mean? </li></ul><ul><li>How did he meet Eminem? </li></ul>
  5. 5. 50 Cent - Vocabulary <ul><li>Solely – alone, no one else </li></ul><ul><li>  Tumultuous – not stable, something with problems </li></ul><ul><li>  Garner – to get something </li></ul><ul><li>  Cashed in – to make money from (i.e. I cashed in when I sold my car.) </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>Claim – to say something is true (i.e. He claimed he did not steal the money.) </li></ul><ul><li>  Narcotics – drugs </li></ul><ul><li>  Wound – damage to the body (i.e. I had many wounds after the car accident.) </li></ul><ul><li>  To go platinum – when a music album sells 1,000,000 copies </li></ul>Ex 7 Ex 8
  6. 6. 50 Cent - Multiple Choice Questions <ul><li>Question 1 - 50 Cent’s mother was </li></ul><ul><li>a) a rapper. </li></ul><ul><li>b) a single mother. </li></ul><ul><li>c) also very famous. </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>Question 2 - When 50 Cent was 8 years old </li></ul><ul><li>  a) his mother died. </li></ul><ul><li>b) he began rapping. </li></ul><ul><li>c) he moved to California </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>Question 3 - In the 1980s, cocaine was </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>a) popular in only New York. </li></ul><ul><li>b) popular throughout the US. </li></ul><ul><li>c) not popular anywhere. </li></ul><ul><li>Question 4 - On 50 Cent’s right shoulder is </li></ul><ul><li>  a) a birthmark. </li></ul><ul><li>b) a tattoo of his son’s name. </li></ul><ul><li>c) a wound from the shooting. </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul>
  7. 7. 50 Cent - Multiple Choice Questions <ul><li>Question 5 - 50 Cent was shot </li></ul><ul><li>  a) outside his grandmother’s house. </li></ul><ul><li>b) in a club. </li></ul><ul><li>c) in Canada. </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>Question 6 - After he recovered from the shooting, 50 Cent </li></ul><ul><li>  a) traveled to California then Canada. </li></ul><ul><li>b) traveled to Canada then California. </li></ul><ul><li>c) traveled to Canada then New York. </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>Question 7 - In California, 50 Cent recorded an album with Eminem that </li></ul><ul><li>  a) went gold. </li></ul><ul><li>b) went platinum. </li></ul><ul><li>c) did not sell very well. </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>Question 8 - 50 Cent has </li></ul><ul><li>  a) 3 platinum-selling albums. </li></ul><ul><li>b) 5 platinum-selling albums. </li></ul><ul><li>c) 8 platinum-selling albums. </li></ul>
  8. 8. 50 Cent – Vocabulary Questions <ul><li>Question 1 </li></ul><ul><li>The criminal __________ he was innocent. </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>Question 2 </li></ul><ul><li>At Harvard, I __________ my medical degree. </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>Question 3 </li></ul><ul><li>She worked in real estate for 10 years and __________ a lot of experience. </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>Question 4 </li></ul><ul><li>What did he __________ happened? </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>Question 5 </li></ul><ul><li>When they sold stock in Google, they __________ tremendously. </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>Question 6 </li></ul><ul><li>I don’t know who is telling the truth. Everyone is __________ different stories. </li></ul>Garner - Cashed in - Claim claimed garnered garnered claim cashed in claiming
  9. 9. 50 Cent – Vocabulary Questions <ul><li>Question 1 </li></ul><ul><li>I decided to try skiing again after my __________ healed. </li></ul><ul><li>  Question 2 </li></ul><ul><li>I __________ believe Michael Jackson is innocent. </li></ul><ul><li>  Question 3 </li></ul><ul><li>2001 was a very __________ year for the internet. </li></ul><ul><li>  Question 4 </li></ul><ul><li>Things were __________ for a long time but have settled now. </li></ul><ul><li>Question 5 </li></ul><ul><li>Her __________ weren’t that serious after the hurricane. </li></ul><ul><li>  Question 6 </li></ul><ul><li>50 Cent was looked after __________ by his mother. </li></ul><ul><li>  Question 7 </li></ul><ul><li>After my dog died, I still had a few emotional __________. </li></ul>Wounds – Solely - Tumultuous wounds solely tumultuous tumultuous wounds solely wounds
  10. 10. Barack Obama <ul><li>Who is the President of the United States? </li></ul><ul><li>What do you know about his life? </li></ul><ul><li>What did he use to do before becoming a president? </li></ul><ul><li>Listen to a text about his life and check your answers. </li></ul>
  11. 11. PHRASE MATCH: Match the following phrases from the article. 1d – 2f – 3a – 4g – 5i – 6f – 7g – 8c – 9b – 10e 1. Barack Obama is the 44 th President a. him extremely popular 2 He is also the winner of the b. with serious issues 3. Powerful speeches have made c. on conservation 4. Barack’s family moved d. of the United States 5. Obama majored in political science e. international diplomacy 6. he worked as the director f. 2009 Nobel Peace Prize 7. the first black president of the g. to Indonesia in 1967 8. He supported legislation h. Harvard Law Review 9. Obama is currently battling i. and international relations 10. extraordinary efforts to strengthen j. of a community project
  12. 12. Autobiography <ul><li>Talk about yourself </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Place you were born </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Where you lived </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Personality </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Intersting facts in your childhood; e.g. first day at school </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Things you used to do when you were light </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Going to university </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>First relashionship </li></ul></ul><ul><li>What important events have happened to you since you were born? </li></ul><ul><li>Make a time line to help </li></ul><ul><li>Write five paragraphs on your autobiography </li></ul>1987 1990 1992 1998
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