Unit 3 grade 10: Music – Getting Started
1. Task 1 Unit 3 Grade 10 Getting Started
Listen and read. (Listen and read.)
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Roof: The young music star looks so shy, doesn’t he?
Anna: YES. He’s a teen idol with female fans all over the world.
Male: He looks so hot on stage.
Anna: Looks can fool us, ha, ha! I bought “My World” platinum a few years ago.
Male: Do you know much about him?
Anna: Of course, I’m his big fan. I read his bio online and found out that he placed 2nd in the Idol contest in Canada, his hometown.
Roof: Really? So he’s very talented. Did he graduate from a famous vocal school?
Anna: Are not. He said he learned to sing by “just busking around the neighborhood”.
Roof: There are really talented people everywhere!
Male: You’re right, Mai. How did he become famous Anna?
Anna: His mother started posting homemade videos online in 2007. He became a superstar within 2 years.
Anna: YES. His video reached over 10 million views, so he became famous. He is also the first solo artist to have 4 singles in the top 40 before the first performance album was released.
2. Task 2 Unit 3 Grade 10 Getting Started
Read the conversation again. Then tick true (T) or false (F). (Read the dialogue again. Then type true (T) or false (F).)
first. The pop star has a lot of female fans around the world.
(The pop star has a lot of female fans around the world.)
2. His platinum album was The world.
(His platinum album is The World.)
3. It took him more than two years to become a superstar.
(It took him over 2 years to become a superstar.)
4. His home country is the USA.
(His hometown is in America.)
5. His clips on the Internet received over 10,000,000 views.
(His recordings on the Internet have garnered more than 10,000,000 views.)
Guide to answer
2 – F
3 – F
4 – F
5 – BILLION
3. Task 3 Unit 3 Grade 10 Getting Started
Read the conversation again, and give answers to the following questions. (Read the dialogue again, and answer the following questions.)
first. Who are the speakers talking about? (Who are the people in the conversation talking about?)
2. How did the teen pop star look on stage? (What does a teen pop star look like on stage?)
3. What was his first achievement in his home country? (What was his first achievement in his home country?)
4. Who decided to post his homemade videos on the Internet? (Who decided to post his homemade videos online?)
5. How many views did the superstar’s videos gain on the Internet? (How many views have the videos posted on the internet of this superstar?)
6. What is one of his most important achievement? Why? (What is one of his most important achievements? Why?)
Guide to answer
1. They are talking about a young pop star. (They were talking about a young pop star.)
2. He looked shy and passionate. (He looks shy and full of passion.)
3. He won second place in the Idol contest. (He won runner-up in the Musical Idol competition.)
4. His morter (His mother.)
5. They achieved over 10,000,000 views. (They get over 10,000,000 views.)
6. He had four singles enter Top 40 before his first album. (He had four Top 40 singles before releasing his debut album.)
4. Task 4 Unit 3 Grade 10 Getting Started
Find the adjectives which describe the teen idol and write them down. Then discuss their meanings. (Find adjectives that describe teen idols and write them down. Then discuss their meanings.)
Guide to answer
– shy: not at ease with other people
(shy: uncomfortable with others)
– passionate: having a keen enthusiasm or intense desire for something
(passionate: having enthusiasm or a strong desire for something)
– talented: a person with good natural ability
(talent: someone with good natural abilities)
– popular: widely liked or appreciated
(popular: widely loved or appreciated)
– well-known: famous
5. Task 5 Unit 3 Grade 10 Getting Started
Reread the conversation. Circle the verbs which are followed by to-infinitives. (Read the dialogue again. Circle the verbs followed by the to-infinitive.)
Guide to answer
Roof: The young pop star looks shy, right?
Anna: Yeah. He’s the teen idol who is exciting female fans around the world.
Roof: He also looks passionate on stage.
Anna: Looks can be deceiving, ha, ha! I bought his platinum album My World a few years ago.
Roof: Do you know a lot about him?
Anna: Of course, I’m one of his biggest fans. I read his biography on the Internet and found out that he won second place in the Idol contest in his home country, Canada.
Roof: Really? So he’s very talented. Did he graduate from a famous music school?
Anna: No. He says he learnt by “just singing around the house”.
Roof: Every country’s got talent!
Anna: You’re right, Mai. How did he become popular, Anna?
Roof: His mother began to post homemade videos on the Internet in 2007. He became a superstar within two years.
Roof: I agree with you. His video got over 10,000,000 views, so he became well-known. He was also the first solo artist to have four singles enter the Top 40 before his debut album release.
6. Practice Task 1
Choose the letter A, B, C or D to complete the sentences
Question 1: Our principal _______ to Thailand several times.
A. was B. had been C. is D. has been
Question 2: The students _______to be at school at 8 am
A. tell B. told C. have told D. were told
7. Practice Task 2
Choose the letter A, B, C or D the word that has the underlined part different from others.
Question 1: A. audience B. biology C. idol D. fine
Question 2: A. debut B. contentest C. celebrity D. process
At the end of the lesson, students should memorize the following words:
- shy /ʃaɪ/ shy
- passionate /ˈpæʃənət/ passionate
- talented /ˈtæləntɪd/ talented, talented
- popular /ˈpɒpjələ(r)/ popular
- well – known /wɛl/ – /nəʊn/ well known
- biography /baɪˈɒɡrəfi/ biography
- incredible /ɪnˈkredəbl/ incredible
- debut /ˈdeɪbjuː/ debut
- release /rɪˈliːs/ release
- home-made /həʊm/- /meɪd/ homemade