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One Direction's movie premieres in London (22nd August, 2013)

The British boy band One Direction created a frenzy in the heart of London when thousands of adoring fans turned up to see their heart-throbs at the premiere of their first movie, "This Is Us". Some die-hard fans had been camping in London's Leicester Square for three days for the chance to catch a glimpse of the band. The first 200 fans were guaranteed tickets for a front-row, red-carpet experience. Event organisers encouraged many fans to go home and watch the premiere live. They said: "We would like to remind fans that the red carpet is being streamed live all over the world, so they can get the best views from the comfort of their own homes."


 

The scenes in central London were reminiscent of the hysteria surrounding the Beatles in the 1960s. The movie's director, Morgan Spurlock, told reporters: "This is probably the closest I'll get in my whole lifetime to seeing anything similar to Beatlemania….I just think it's remarkable." He added that the scenes were the same the world over: "It isn't just a British or an American phenomenon. Wherever they go they are chased by hordes of fans. We were in Mexico City and there were 5,000 people camping outside the hotel. This is such a massive global phenomenon and it's only growing." They even beat the Beatles by becoming the first UK group to have their debut single get to number one in the US charts.

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Sources:
http://www. mirror.co.uk/3am/celebrity-news/one-direction-premiere-1d-fans-2190559#ixzz2cYqT7zl1 http://www. theguardian.com/music/2013/aug/20/one-direction-fans-film-premiere http://news. sky.com/story/1131159/one-direction-fans-go-wild-for-film-premiere



 

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PARAGRAPH ONE:

1.

One Direction created

a.

best views

2.

in the heart

b.

of their own homes

3.

thousands of adoring fans turned

c.

glimpse of the band

4.

the chance to catch a

d.

live all over the world

5.

red

e.

a frenzy

6.

being streamed

f.

carpet

7.

they can get the

g.

of London

8.

from the comfort

h.

up to see their heart-throbs



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PARAGRAPH TWO:

1.

reminiscent of the hysteria

a.

by hordes of fans

2.

the closest I'll get in

b.

in the US charts

3.

I just think it's

c.

single

4.

the scenes were the same the

d.

surrounding the Beatles

5.

Wherever they go they are chased

e.

global phenomenon

6.

This is such a massive

f.

world over

7.

debut

g.

my whole lifetime

8.

number one

h.

remarkable





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The British boy band One Direction created a (1) ___________________ of London when thousands (2) ___________________ turned up to see their heart-throbs at the premiere of their first movie, "This Is Us". Some die-hard fans (3) ___________________ in London's Leicester Square for three days for the chance to (4) ___________________ the band. The first 200 fans were guaranteed tickets for a front-row, red-carpet experience. Event organisers encouraged many fans to go home and watch the premiere live. They said: "We would like to remind fans (5) _____________________ is being streamed live all over the world, so they can get the best views from the (6) ___________________ homes."

The scenes in central London were (7) ___________________ hysteria surrounding the Beatles in the 1960s. The movie's director, Morgan Spurlock, told reporters: "This is (8) ___________________ I'll get in my whole lifetime to seeing anything similar to Beatlemania….I just think it's remarkable." He added that the scenes were the (9) ___________________: "It isn't just a British or an American phenomenon. Wherever they go they are chased (10) ___________________. We were in Mexico City and there were 5,000 people camping outside the hotel. (11) ___________________ global phenomenon and it's only growing." They even beat the Beatles by becoming the first UK group to have their (12) ___________________ number one in the US charts.

BOY BANDS SURVEY

Write five GOOD questions about boy bands in the table. Do this in pairs. Each student must write the questions on his / her own paper.

When you have finished, interview other students. Write down their answers.

 

STUDENT 1

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STUDENT 2

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STUDENT 3

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Q.1.

 

 

 

 

Q.2.

 

 

 

 

Q.3.

 

 

 

 

Q.4.

 

 

 

 

Q.5.

 

 

 

 

  • Now return to your original partner and share and talk about what you found out. Change partners often.
  • Make mini-presentations to other groups on your findings.

WRITE QUESTIONS & ASK YOUR PARTNER(S)

Student A: Do not show these to your speaking partner(s).

a)

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b)

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c)

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d)

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e)

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f)

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g)

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h)

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Student B: Do not show these to your speaking partner(s).

a)

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b)

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c)

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d)

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e)

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f)

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g)

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h)

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Write about boy bands for 10 minutes. Comment on your partner's paper.

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