Monday, 25 June 2012

TALK LIKE JUSTIN BIEBER IN 4 SIMPLE STEPS

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The Sexy Justin Bieber!
The Justin Bieber phenomenon just keeps rolling across the world!  Justin Bieber (aka ‘the Prince of Pop”) is a dedicated, sensational young talent with an over the top fan base.  


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This is a cool young guy talking and millions of fans around the world are listening! Try it out!

“How to talk like Justin Bieber in 4 Simple Steps”

STEP ONE
Read the interview transcript below or listen to the excerpt on You Tube (starts ~ 7:31+)



 
Interview Transcript

Interviewer: When you were a kid living up there (Canada) with your family, musical influences, Canadian Performers, American Performers, what, what motivated you to do this?

Justin Bieber: Ah, well, I grew up listening to a lot of Michael Jackson, a lot of Boyz II Men, like, a lot of like soul music, my mom listened to a lot of that, my dad…

Interviewer: Who did you like soul music wise?

Justin Bieber: I liked, like Stevie Wonder, Boyz II Men, like Usher…


STEP TWO
Read the transcript through again and take a look at the underlined words.

Interviewer: When you were a kid living up there (Canada) with your family, musical influences, Canadian Performers, American Performers, what, what motivated you to do this?

Justin Bieber: Ah, well, I grew up listening to a lot of Michael Jackson, a lot of Boyz II Men, like, a lot of like soul music, my mom listened to a lot of that, my dad…

Interviewer: Who did you like soul music wise?

Justin Bieber: I liked, like Stevie Wonder, Boyz II Men, like Usher


STEP THREE
Replace the blanks below with your own musical tastes.

Interviewer: When you were a kid living up there (Canada) with your family, musical influences, Canadian Performers, American Performers, what, what motivated you to do this?

Justin Bieber: Ah, well, I grew up listening to a lot of__________, a lot of __________, like, a lot of like soul music, my mom listened to a lot of that, my dad…

Interviewer: Who did you like __________ music wise?

Justin Bieber: I liked, like__________, ____________, like __________


STEP FOUR
Now, try it out with a friend.  Have your friend ask you the interview questions and you answer just like Justin Bieber.  Make sure the interviewer changes the type of music to make it more interesting.  For a challenge, don’t look at the paper (transcript with your answers) while you are talking.  Now you are talking like a music star!




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2 comments:

  1. "like" expression is very common especially to teens this time. I wonder if it doesn't lead to gramatically wrong statements.

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  2. Justin Bieber News: Channel on youtube A Place For Fans ==> Justin Bieber News

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