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- Do you watch singing competitions?
- Do you know Simon Cowell?
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- competition /kom-pi-TISH-uhn/
- original /uh-RIJ-uh-nl/
- judge /juhj/
- excited /ik-SAHY-tid/
[noun] – one of several series of television programmes with the same title and the same characters
Fans are waiting for the next season of “Stranger Things”.
[noun] – an organized event in which people try to win a prize by being the best, fastest, etc.
Paula joined a chess competition at their school.
[adjective] – in the earliest form of something, or in the form that existed at the beginning
Reese and John’s original plans have been changed due to the pandemic.
[noun] – the person who officially decides who is the winner of a competition
Nathalia was one of the judges in the dance competition.
[adjective] – feeling very happy and enthusiastic
The family was very excited to return to their hometown after 5 years.
True or False:
- Simon Cowell will be the judge for the fourth season of U.K.’s “The X-Factor”.
- Simon Cowell was the creator of the show,“The X-Factor”.
- It is his first time as a judge in the show outside the U.K. and U.S.
- He became a judge in the show’s first seven seasons in the U.K.
- Cowell said that he is excited because he will be joined by other original judges from the U.K.’s “The X-Factor”.
Fill in the blanks:
- Sadly, they have to reschedule and change the _________ plans because of the weather.
- Mary and her younger sister were __________ to open their Christmas gifts.
- I think you should join the __________.
- Mr. Peterson was one of the __________ in the contest.
- The series has three _________ so far.