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Superbowl Halftime Show

Superbowl Halftime Show

Date: Feb 06 2006

Intro

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2. Read and Prepare - Read the introduction and prepare to hear the audio.

The Superbowl is one of the biggest sports events in the U.S. The halftime show usually features some of the biggest names in music. In 2004, Justin Timberlake and Janet Jackson gave a very controversial performance during the halftime show. This year, The Rolling Stones are the headliners.

Listen in on John and I talking about the halftime show.

Dialog

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2. Study - Read the dialog again to see how the vocab words are used.

Dave

Dave

John

John

Dave:  John, the Superbowl is this Sunday, right?

John:  Yeah, you going to go to a party or anything?

Dave:  No, I’m not really a football fan.

John:  Oh, that’s too bad. So, you’re going to miss the halftime show.

Dave:  Yeah, it’s, I heard it’s going to be The Rolling Stones, right?

John:  Oh, it is?

Dave:  Yeah.

John:  Yeah, that seems a little bit safer after what happened last year with Janet Jackson.

Dave:  Yeah, the breast exposure incident.

John:  Yeah, that didn’t go over too well.

Dave:  No, it didn’t.

John:  Yeah, The Stones should play it safe after that. You know, in the past they did some risky stuff, but I don’t think they would do anything like that now.

Dave:  Now, The Stones, they’ve done a couple of halftime shows, haven’t they?

John:  I think so.

Dave:  Yeah.

John:  I think they’re kind of a famous band.

Dave:  Kind of a safe bet. They’re not going to be stripping on stage. Although, Mick Jagger might have a heart attack on stage.

John:  Yeah! But they appeal to a big crowd, so it’ll be alright.

 

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Discussion

The 2004 Superbowl Halftime Show was very controversial. Apart from the stripping incident with Janet Jackson and Justin Timberlake, musician Kid Rock mistreated an American flag on stage and P. Diddy and his dancers were dressed very inappropriately.

 

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teddy008

teddy008

China

good,the breast exposure incident.

12:50 AM Feb 07 2006 |

little squirrel

China

many word i don’t know mean

11:44 AM Feb 06 2006 |

suni_123

India

today i ahave answwring all of that right

06:15 AM Feb 06 2006 |

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