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Chris Pratt
Chris Pratt

Learn English with this Chris Pratt ESL lesson

Date: May 15 2015

Themes: Celebrity, Fashion, Pop Culture

Grammar: Simple Past Tense


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Sometimes, celebrities come out of nowhere and become the new big name in the media. Chris Pratt is one of the newest celebrities who seems to be all over the place. Most people just can’t get enough of him.

Chris Pratt was cast in his first big role for the TV show “Parks and Recreation.” He plays a goofy guy who isn’t very smart. But now, in movies like “Guardians of the Galaxy” and “Jurassic World,” he plays a stud!

Brian loves Chris Pratt and wants to see him in more movies. Find out if Gary likes him in today’s English lesson about a new celebrity.


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Gary:  Brian, I have to ask, because he is all over the place. Are you a Chris Pratt fan?

Brian:  I love Chris Pratt.

Gary:  Yeah?

Brian:  Yeah, he’s kind of goofy. He came out of nowhere. But after “Parks and Recreation,” I feel like I just can’t get enough of him. He’s so charming and still fun.

Gary:  Well now, after “Guardians of the Galaxy,” and now he’s going to be in “Jurassic World,” he’s kind of this suave, stud figure in media today. And everyone is saying, “Wow, this guy is amazing.”

Brian:  Yeah, and I’ve got to say that I really enjoy him as an action star, because he still brings a nice sense of humor to everything he does.

Gary:  I don’t think so, but do you think there’s too much hype around him?

Brian:  I think that we’ll probably see him in a bunch of stuff. And maybe the public will get slightly tired of him.

Gary:  Yeah, I could see that.

Brian:  But I hope not. They could just keep casting him in everything.

Gary:  Yeah, I’m happy watching him in films. I think he’s really easy to watch. It’s just like, hey, this guy is having fun. And yet, he does some serious stuff.

Brian:  I want to be him.

Gary:  You should go work out every day then.

Brian:  I should.

Gary:  Every day.

Brian:  I want to be a stud.


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Brian loves Chris Pratt. He can’t get enough of him, and wants to see him in more movies. Brian thinks that Chris Pratt is a goofy guy, who can also be a stud when he wants to be. Brian likes Chris Pratt so much, he wants to be him!

Gary likes Chris Pratt, too. He likes seeing him in movies, and hopes that there isn’t too much hype around him. Gary is excited to see him in the new “Jurassic World” movie. He also tells Brian he will need to work out more if he wants to be like Chris Pratt.

Do you like Chris Pratt? Who is your favorite stud in the media?



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Iran, Islamic Republic Of

Who is this guy ?!!!!for me Stud means johnny depp;)

08:10 PM May 17 2015 |




I strongly agree with above mentioned guys. This actor can be different, but after all I think there is too much hype around him. He is growing but not yet a big Hollywood star)

07:15 PM May 16 2015 |

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Iran, Islamic Republic Of

Eid Mubarak to everyone Seal of the Prophets aroused the wind

04:11 AM May 16 2015 |

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Iran, Islamic Republic Of

The Name of God
 In the hope that with our help to eradicate global injustice and the flag of true justice in the world, rase.
Be proud and victorious successful
Best regards to all of you: Sepehr rahi

04:08 AM May 16 2015 |

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I don’t like film with him. He isn’t interesting for me because is boring.

My faworite person is Peter Sellers.

04:22 PM May 15 2015 |



Sri Lanka

I can’t say whether I like Chris Pratt or not because I don’t know him and he also doesn’t know me. 

Anyhow, I agree with Ola33 and Lunnyman. This is a nice and interesting lesson which teaches us some useful vocabulary. Thanks, Ebaby, I love you so much!!!! 



United States

He a cool guy.

01:48 PM May 15 2015 |




:))) what a nice lesson and funny lesson. Thank you for introducin Chris Pratt.  I thought in the begining glancing at the photo of Chris Pratt, that he’s this guy :))

01:24 PM May 15 2015 |


Iran, Islamic Republic Of

08:30 AM May 15 2015 |




Nice lesson! I liked the intonation of both speakers in the listening. Very useful with plenty of vocabulary to get acquanted with!!!

Four Stars **

03:06 AM May 15 2015 |

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