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Stage 6

Famous lives

Nesta aula do nosso curso online de inglês, você aprenderá a descrever uma sequência de eventos, usando time linkers.

1 . Qual pessoa famosa você admira? O que sabe sobre ela e como a descobriu? Anote suas respostas.

  • newspaper or magazine article
  • book (biography or autobiography)
  • film (biopic)
  • TV programme

Grammar: Time linkers

As palavras a seguir são úteis quando se está falando sobre uma sequência de eventos, como, por exemplo, os acontecimentos na vida de uma pessoa. Estas palavras descrevem a ordem em que os eventos ocorreram.

before (em um tempo anterior)
(1) He worked in London before (2) he became famous.

during (durante todo um período de tempo)
He made films during his time in Hollywood.

after (a seguir no tempo)
(2) He decided to live in Switzerland after (1) he left the USA.

2 . Agora ouça a história na gravação. Diga se as frases são verdadeiras ou falsas.

1 Charlie Chaplin was born in the USA.

2 Before he became a star, he acted on the stage in London.

3 During his life, he acted in many films.

4 His films were not very successful.

5 He got into trouble with the US government.

6 After his time in the USA, he lived in London.

3 . Leia o artigo sobre outra estrela do cinema, Audrey Hepburn. Coloque os verbos entre parênteses no passado e preencha as lacunas com before, during ou after.

Audrey Hepburn was born in Belgium in May, 1929. (1) ……….………. she became a world-famous film star, she (2) (work) ………..………. as a model and a ballet dancer and she (3) (play) …………………. small parts in several films.

(4) ………….………. her time in Hollywood she (5) (star) …………………. in many films. Her first big success was Roman Holiday in 1953, and (6) …….………. this came Love in the Afternoon (1957) and Breakfast at Tiffany’s (1961).

She left Hollywood and (7) (move) ………………. to Rome at the end of the
1960s. She made a few more films (8) …………………. the following years, and in 1988 she became a special ambassador for the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF). She (9) (die) ……..………. in Switzerland in January 1993, four months (10) ……..………. her sixty-fourth birthday.

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Preencha as lacunas com during ou for.

1 I went to Greece …………… two weeks ………………… the summer.

2 ……………… my holiday in Greece, I went sailing.

3 She acted in many films ………………… her life.

4 I want to talk to you ……………… a few minutes.

5 The gallery is open ………………… six hours today.

6 ………………… my visit to Rome, I went to the Coliseum.


Word Bank

Academy Awards (substantivo) = premiação anual realizada pela Academia de Artes e Ciências Cinematográficas

act (verbo) = representar, atuar como ator ou atriz

baggy (adjetivo) = largo, frouxo (roupa)

born (verbo) = nascido

bowler hat (substantivo) = chapéu-coco

character (substantivo) = personagem

direct (verbo) = dirigir

Oscar (substantivo) = prêmio concedido pela Academia de Artes e Ciências Cênicas Cinematográficas

political (adjetivo) = político

stage (substantivo) = palco

star (substantivo) = astro, estrela do cinema ou da TV

star (verbo) = estrelar

trouble (substantivo) = dificuldade


Respostas:

Exercício 2

1 False

2 True

3 True

4 False

5 True

6 False

Exercício 3

1 Before

2 worked

3 played

4 During

5 starred

6 after

7 moved

8 during

9 died

10 after

20 minutes+

1 for, during

2 During

3 during

4 for

5 for

6 During