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Life and achievements of famous athletes and musicians (englishpost.org)

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Life and achievements of famous athletes and musicians (englishpost.org)

  1. 1. 8-3-2016 Life and Achievements of Famous Athletes and Musicians
  2. 2. Famous Musicians Match the song with the singer Column A a) Thinking out Loud b) Counting Stars c) Paradise d) Party in the USA e) We Found love f) Baby g) Let it go h) Glad you came i) Wiggle j) Somebody that I used to know k) Chandelier l) Uptown Funk m) Gamnan Style n) Happy o) Feel Good p) All about that bass q) Payphone r) The Lazy song s) Call me maybe t) Getting Back Together u) California Gurls Column B  Bruno Mars ( )  Psy ( )  Coldplay ( )  Rihana ( )  Miley Cirus ( )  Justin Bieber ( )  The wanted ( )  Jason Derulo ( )  Gotye ( )  One Republic ( )  Sia ( )  Mark Ronson ( )  Gorillaz ( )  Maroon 5 ( )  Katy Perry ( )  Taylor Swift ( )  Carly Rae Jensen ( )  Meghan Trainor ( )  Demi Lovato ( )  Ed Sheeran ( )  Pharrell Williams ( )
  3. 3. Famous Athletes Match the athletes from Column A with its profession from column B Column A Column B a) Sammy Sosa b) Myke Tyson c) Michael Schumacher d) Rick Nash e) Ricky Carmichael f) Tom Brady g) Michael Phelps h) Lance Amstrong i) Lionel Messi j) Patrick Makau Musyoki k) Michael Jordan l) Joe Schilling m) Hakuhō Shō n) Anderson Silva o) Tiger Woods p) Usain Bolt q) Rafael Nadal  Cyclist ( )  Boxer ( )  Baseball Player ( )  Sprinter ( )  Hockey Player ( )  Racing Driver ( )  Swimmer ( )  Kickboxer ( )  Basketball Player ( )  Mixed Martial Artist ( )  Marathoner ( )  Motocross Rider ( )  Golfer ( )  Football player ( )  Soccer player ( )  Sumo Wrestler ( )  Tennis player( )
  4. 4. Beyonce Singer and actress Beyoncé Giselle Knowles was born on September 4, 1981, in Houston, Texas. She started singing at an early age, competing in local talent shows and winning many of these events by impressing audiences with her natural singing and dancing abilities. Teaming up with her cousin, Kelly Rowland, and two classmates, Beyoncé formed an all-female singing group. the group landed a record deal in 1997 with Columbia Records. Destiny’s Child soon became one of the most popular R&B acts, Destiny’s Child released their last studio album, Destiny Fulfilled, in 2004, and officially broke up the following year. On her own, Beyoncé continued to enjoy great success. In 2008, Beyoncé married rapper Jay-Z. In addition to acting and performing, Beyoncé runs a clothing line called House of Dereon with her mother. She also launched her own fragrance, Heat, in 2010. Throughout her career, Beyoncé has served as a spokesperson and model for several other brands, including L’Oreal and Tommy Hilfiger. By 2013, Beyoncé had won 16 Grammys. Beyoncé broke records once again on December 13, 2013, with her fifth studio album, self- titled Beyoncé. . Beyoncé and Jay-Z welcomed a baby daughter, Blue Ivy Carter, on January 7, 2012. Answer the following question according to the reading 1. When was Beyonce born? 2. Where was she born? 3. What was the first group Beyonce was part of? 4. Who team up with Beyonce in his first group? 5. who did Beyonce get married to? 6. How many Grammy Awards has she won? 7. What other careers has Beyonce pursued? 8. What was the name of her fifth solo album?
  5. 5. Bruce Lee Bruce Lee was born on November 27, 1940, at the Chinese Hospital, in San Francisco’s Chinatown. Lee was born in both the hour and the year of the Dragon. The largest influence on Lee’s martial arts development was his study of Wing Chun. in 1957 Lee finished high school in Edison, Washington, and subsequently enrolled as a philosophy major at the University of Washington. He also got a job teaching the Wing Chun style of martial arts. Through his teaching, Lee met Linda Emery, whom he married in 1964. By that time, Lee had opened his own martial- arts school in Seattle. He and Linda soon moved to California, where Lee opened two more schools in Oakland and Los Angeles. Lee loved being an instructor and treated his students like a clan, ultimately choosing the world of cinema as a career Lee and Linda also expanded their immediate family, having two children–Brandon, born in 1965, and Shannon, born in 1969. He starred in the TV series The Green Hornet (1966-67) and became a major box office draw in The Chinese Connection and Fists of Fury. Shortly before the release of his film Enter the Dragon, he died at the age of 32 on July 20, 1973. Answer the question 1. Bruce Lee was born in _________________________ a. Hong Kong b. China c. United States d. Japan 2. Bruce Lee started learning and practicing mixed martial arts during his a. Childhood b. Youth c. Adulthood d. Early years of his life 3. Bruce Lee opened ___________________ mixed martial arts school a. one b. two c. three d. four 4. Bruce Lee had only ________________ children a. one b. two c. three d. four 5. Bruce Lee had a ___________________acting career a. Unpopular b. unsuccessful c. Short d. Unknown
  6. 6. Conor McGregor Conor McGregor was born on July 14, 1988 , he is an Irish mixed martial artist who fights for the UFC, His nickname in the cage is “Notorius” McGregor made his professional MMA debut in March 2008. Over the next two and a half years, he amassed a record of 9 wins and two losses. Connor has been a man with talent who knows how to the approach media but whose techniques come into full display inside the octagon. The UFC boss has said that Connor is one of the biggest draw for the company. His eyes are set in the UFC Featherweight Title. He admits that his goal is to get in , get rich and get out which means that he enjoys being part of the show , the money he is making and that he expects to reach his potential before retiring. In general mixed martial artists usually retire before their 40’s. Answer the following questions based on the reading 1. Connor McGregor is _______________________ years old a. 24 b. 26 c. 30 d. 40 2. Connor McGregor made his professional MMA debut in the____________ a. 2009 b. 2012 c. 2008 d. 2013 4. Connor McGregor has lost _________________ on his MMA career a. Three times b. Twice c. Once d. Four times 5. Connor McGregor feels _______________ when talking to the media. a. Shy b. Scared c. afraid d. Good 6. Mixed Martial Artists usually retire _________________ a. During their fifties b. Before their forties c. In their twenties d. During their teenage years
  7. 7. The Beatles The Beatles were an English rock band that formed in Liverpool, in 1960. With John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison and Ringo Starr, they became widely regarded as the greatest and most influential act of the rock era. Abbey Road is the eleventh studio album released by the English rock band the Beatles, released on 26 September 1969 in the United Kingdom and on 1 October 1969 in the United States. Abbey Road is a rock album that incorporates genres such as blues, pop and progressive rock. Abbey Road sold four million copies in its first two months of release. In the UK, the album debuted at number 1, where it remained for 11 weeks before being displaced for one week by the Rolling Stones' Let It Bleed. The following week , Abbey Road returned to the top for another six weeks before being replaced by Led Zeppelin II The image of the Beatles on the crossing has become one of the most famous and imitated in recording history.The crossing is a popular destination for Beatles fans Answer the following questions based on th reading 1. The Beatles Band was formed by ____________________ members a) Two b) Three c) Four d) Five 2. The legacy of the Beatles is considered for rock fans as __________________________ a) Significant b) weak c) obscure d) Trivial 3. The Beatles is a Rock band from __________________________ a) United States b) Abbey Road c) England d) Australia 4. The Abbey Road Album was released in the UK on the __________________________ a) forties b) fifties c) sixties d) Seventies 5. Abbey Road sold four million copies in the first ______________ days of its release a) Fifteen b) thirty c) forty five d) Sixty 6. Abbey Road was ______________ weeks in total as number #1 in the UK a) Eleven b) Thirteen c) Sixteen d) Seventeen 7. The Abbey Road crossing is _______________ among the Beatle fans. a) Unknown b) Well-known c) disliked d) loathed

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