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BTS announces four shows at SoFi Stadium

BTS announces four concerts at SoFi Stadium(1)

©Live Nation Entertainment Pre-reading questions: I will read each question. Then, please answer them. 講師がそれぞれの質問を読むので答えましょう。 Have you been to a live concert? Which artist/group would you like to see perform live? Vocabulary: I will read the words, meanings, and sample sentences. Then, repeat after me. 単語、意味、例文を読みます。講師に続いて音読しましょう。 announce /uh-NOUNS/ [verb] – to make something known or tell people about something officially The teacher announced the top students for the grading period. perform /per-FAWRM/ [verb] – to entertain people by dancing, singing, acting, or playing music My favorite band will perform on The Late Late Show With James Corden. reschedule /ree-SKEJ-ool/ [verb] – to agree on a new and later date for…
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Super Mario animated film to be released next year

Super Mario animated film to be released next year

©Rex/Shutterstock/Reuters/Nintendo Pre-reading questions: I will read each question. Then, please answer them. 講師がそれぞれの質問を読むので答えましょう。 What is your favorite video game? Who is your favorite video game character? Vocabulary: I will read the words, meanings, and sample sentences. Then, repeat after me. 単語、意味、例文を読みます。講師に続いて音読しましょう。 announce /uh-NOUNS/ [verb] – to make something known or tell people about something officially The principal announced the new school rules and regulations. appear /uh-PEER/ [verb] – to start to be seen or to be present He waited for her for almost two hours, but no one appeared. team up /TEEM-uhp/ [phrasal verb] – to join another person, or form a group with other people, in order to do…
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“Squid Game” takes Netflix top spot

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©Netflix Pre-reading questions: I will read each question. Then, please answer them. 講師がそれぞれの質問を読むので答えましょう。 How often do you watch TV? What was the last TV show you watched? Vocabulary: I will read the words, meanings, and sample sentences. Then, repeat after me. 単語、意味、例文を読みます。講師に続いて音読しましょう。 series /SEER-eez/ [noun] – a set of television or radio broadcasts on the same subject or using the same characters but in different situations What’s the title of that comedy series you’ve been watching? former /FAWR-mer/ [adjective] – of or in an earlier time; before the present time or in the past Before working as a salesperson, Sarah was a former teacher. playground /PLEY-ground/ [noun] – an area…
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Never released John Lennon recording fetches $58,300 at auction in Denmark

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©Getty Images via BBC Pre-reading questions: I will read each question. Then, please answer them. 講師がそれぞれの質問を読むので答えましょう。 Are there record stores in your city? Who are some famous musicians in your country? Vocabulary: I will read the words, meanings, and sample sentences. Then, repeat after me. 単語、意味、例文を読みます。講師に続いて音読しましょう。 recording /ri-KAWR-ding/ [noun] – speech, music, or moving pictures that have been recorded to be listened to or watched later The recording of the song took three hours to finish. persuade /per-SWEYD/ [verb] – to make someone do or believe something by giving them a good reason to do it or by talking to that person and making them believe it I persuaded my…
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Hollywood producer to bring forth film about K-pop

Hollywood producer to bring forth film about K-pop

©Bryan Bedder/Getty Images Pre-reading questions: I will read each question. Then, please answer them. 講師がそれぞれの質問を読むので答えましょう。 Do you listen to K-pop music? Which K-pop groups and/or idols do you know? Vocabulary: I will read the words, meanings, and sample sentences. Then, repeat after me. 単語、意味、例文を読みます。講師に続いて音読しましょう。 entertainment /en-ter-TEYN-muhnt/ [noun] – shows, films, television, or other performances or activities that entertain people, or a performance of this type The hotel is famous for its entertainment such as live concerts. announce /uh-NOUNS/ [verb] – to make something known or tell people about something officially The president will announce the new health guidelines tonight. blockbuster /BLOK-buhs-ter/ [noun] – a book or film that is very…
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This year’s Met Gala, featuring ‘American independence’

This year's Met Gala, featuring 'American indepence' theme

©Theo Wargo/Getty Images Pre-reading questions: I will read each question. Then, please answer them. 講師がそれぞれの質問を読むので答えましょう。 Do you like fashion? Which famous person’s fashion do you like most? Vocabulary: I will read the words, meanings, and sample sentences. Then, repeat after me. 単語、意味、例文を読みます。講師に続いて音読しましょう。 fashion /FASH-uhn/ [noun] – a style that is popular at a particular time, especially in clothes, hair, make-up, etc. Abigail likes Taylor Swift’s old-school fashion. attire /uh-TAHYUHR/ [noun] – clothes, especially of a particular or formal type The company requires its workers to wear complete formal attire. reschedule /ree-SKEJ-ool/ [verb] – to agree on a new and later date for something to happen The event was rescheduled because…
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Meet the Olympics superfan who spent $40,000 on tickets

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©Kazunori Takishima via CNN Pre-reading questions: I will read each question. Then, please answer them. 講師がそれぞれの質問を読むので答えましょう。 Do you play any sport? What is the most exciting Olympic sport for you? Vocabulary: I will read the words, meanings, and sample sentences. Then, repeat after me. 単語、意味、例文を読みます。講師に続いて音読しましょう。 allow /uh-LOU/ [verb] – to give permission for someone to do something, or to not prevent something from happening She doesn’t allow her children to eat sugary foods. spend /spend/ [verb] – to give money as a payment for something She spent a lot of money on food this month. past /past/ [adjective] – used to refer to a period of time before and until…
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Disney’s “Snow White” live-action remake with rising star Rachel Zegler as main lead

Disney's Snow White live-action remake with Rachel Zegler as main lead

©Disney, Amblin Partners/Amblin Entertainment, 20th Century Studios Pre-reading questions: I will read each question. Then, please answer them. 講師がそれぞれの質問を読むので答えましょう。 What is your favorite Disney show? Who is your favorite Disney character? Vocabulary: I will read the words, meanings, and sample sentences. Then, repeat after me. 単語、意味、例文を読みます。講師に続いて音読しましょう。 character /KAR-ik-ter/ [noun] – a person represented in a film, play, or story Woody of “Toy Story” is my favorite character. recently /REE-suhnt-lee/ [adverb] – not long ago, or at a time that started not long ago My mother recently went to the doctor for her monthly checkup. delighted /dih-LAHY-tid/ [adjective] – very pleased The judges were delighted by the group’s performance. studio /STOO-dee-oh/…
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Kevin Hart reveals his serious side on Netflix film “Fatherhood”

Kevin Hart reveals his serious side on Netflix movie Fatherhood

©Philippe Bosse via Netflix Pre-reading questions: I will read each question. Then, please answer them. 講師がそれぞれの質問を読むので答えましょう。 Do you like watching funny movies? What is your favorite funny movie? Vocabulary: I will read the words, meanings, and sample sentences. Then, repeat after me. 単語、意味、例文を読みます。講師に続いて音読しましょう。 comedy /KOM-i-dee/ [noun] – a (type of) film, play, or book that is intentionally funny either in its characters or its action I like watching comedies more than drama. fill in /FIL-in/ [phrasal verb] – to do someone else’s work for them because they cannot or will not do it themselves Could you fill in for me while I am on vacation? insist /in-SIST/ [verb] – to…
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Who is “Annette”?

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©CINE DOPE Pre-reading questions: I will read each question. Then, please answer them. 講師がそれぞれの質問を読むので答えましょう。 How often do you watch movies? What kinds of movies do you like? Vocabulary: I will read the words, meanings, and sample sentences. Then, repeat after me. 単語、意味、例文を読みます。講師に続いて音読しましょう。 opera /OP-ruh/ [noun] – a musical play in which most of the words are sung, or plays and music of this type His mother is an opera singer in Italy. wooden /WOOD-n/ [adjective] – made of wood Our house has a wooden fence. puppet /PUHP-it/ [noun] – a toy in the shape of a person or animal that you can move with strings or by putting your hand…
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