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The BBC suspended a big star, Jeremy Clarkson. He hit his producer. Mr Clarkson presents the popular Top Gear show. He hit the producer because there was no food after a show. The BBC said it would not show the next programmes. Clarkson is very popular. Many people want him to stay on the show.

A Top Gear co-presenter said it was just a small fight. Mr Clarkson joked with reporters that he was going to the job centre". Clarkson retweeted a message to his followers. It asked the BBC to let fans see the next Top Gear shows. More than 350 million people in 200 countries watch it. Clarkson made racist comments before.

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Sources
  • http://www.bbc.com/news/entertainment-arts-31832698
  • http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/celebritynews/11464430/Jeremy-Clarkson-suspended-after-punching-Top-Gear-producer-in-row-over-catering.html


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MATCHING

PARAGRAPH ONE:

1.

The BBC suspended

a.

the next programmes

2.

He hit his

b.

popular

3.

Clarkson presents the popular

c.

food

4.

there was no

d.

a big star

5.

after the

e.

to stay on the show

6.

The BBC said it would not show

f.

producer

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Clarkson is very

g.

show

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Many people want him

h.

Top Gear show.



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PARAGRAPH TWO:

1.

A Top Gear co-

a.

reporters

2.

it was just a small

b.

watch it

3.

Clarkson joked with

c.

centre

4.

he was going to the job

d.

comments

5.

etweeted a message to his

e.

presenter

6.

let fans see the next

f.

followers

7.

people in 200 countries

g.

fight

8.

racist

h.

Top Gear shows

LISTEN AND FILL IN THE GAPS

The BBC suspended (1) ___________________, Jeremy Clarkson. He (2) ___________________. Mr Clarkson presents the popular Top Gear show. He hit the producer because (3) ___________________ food after a show. The BBC said it would (4) ___________________ next programmes. Clarkson is very popular. Many people (5) ___________________ the show.

A Top Gear (6) ___________________ said it was just a small fight. Mr Clarkson joked with reporters (7) ___________________ to the job centre. Clarkson retweeted a message to his followers. It asked the BBC (8) ___________________ the next Top Gear shows. More (9) ___________________ people in 200 countries watch it. Clarkson (10) ___________________ before.

PUT A SLASH ( / ) WHERE THE SPACES ARE

TheBBCsuspendedabigstar,JeremyClarkson.Hehithisproducer.MrCl
arksonpresentsthepopularTopGearshow.Hehittheproducerbecause
therewasnofoodafterashow.TheBBCsaiditwouldnotshowthenextpro
grammes.Clarksonisverypopular.Manypeoplehimtostayontheshow.
ATopGearco-presentersaiditwasjustasmallfight.MrClarksonjokedwi
threportersthathewasgoingtothejobcentre.Clarksonretweetedame
ssagetohisfollowers.ItaskedtheBBCtoletfansseethenextTopGearsh
ows.Morethan350millionpeoplein200countrieswatchit.Clarksonma
deracistcommentsbefore.

WRITE QUESTIONS & ASK YOUR PARTNER(S)

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

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WRITING

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