People just go bananas these days making videos and uploading them onto Youtube or any other digital platform hoping them to become the most watched videos, that is to say, viral even if it is his own baby who smashed the family TV set or if one of his neighbours bumped its car into a street lamp. We may laugh now, but in the mean time we are just waiting for the next one, like the water bottle flip challenge.
Do you know what the yellow-highlighted words mean? Try to use them in your next comment or composition.
Here are some articles to read about the issue:
Secrets of YouTube – what makes a video go viral (The Guardian)
Blogging With Video, Hoping to Go Viral (The New York Times)
Listening exercise to do: What makes a video go viral? (6 Minute English, BBC Learning English)
REVISION EXERCISE for 1º Bachillerato >>>
1. How long have you studied English? I have studied English for 10 years / since 2007
I started learning English ten years ago.
1. if he didn't so much homework. 2. if I knew he was going to put an exercise on the conditional sentences.
3. I would have passed 4. he will buy tickets for Roland Garros. 5. he would drive faster. 6. it boils.
Ex 113 >>>
1. David told Liz she should have told that to her family.
2. The mother asked her daughter why she hadn't waited for her at the hairdresser's.
3. Brian told his son to go there and not to cry any more.
4. Peter asked a friend if he thought they might help them.
5. Sandy asked John why his sister didn't work harder.
6. Arthur told Mr Steele he would work the following day and he wouldn't be late.
- Episode 170823 / 23 August 2017 >>> Expressions presented: outraged, inspired by fiction, crowned & podioatrist.