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Level 1

Match the Synonym!

 1. Popular  A. Say what is wrong.
 2. Anniversary  B. People watching.
 3. Audience  C. Well-liked.
 4. Criticism  D. Okay with the law.
 5. Legalise  E. Like a birthday.

Answers:

  1. Popular = C. Well-liked.
  2. Anniversary = E. Like a birthday.
  3. Audience = B. People watching.
  4. Criticism = A. Say what is wrong.
  5. Legalised = D. Okay with the law.

True or False?

1. Friends was only popular in America. False

2. 2019 is Friend’s 25th anniversary. True

3. Not many people watch Friends anymore. False

4. Netflix paid more than $1 million for Friends.True

5. Some people think Friends has not aged well. True

Unscramble the sentence!

1. It is still popular.

2. Netflix paid $100 million to have Friends.

3. It still makes around $1 billion.

4. It has continued to find new audiences.

5. There has been some criticism.

Listening and Vocabulary

Jokes Most Shows
Marriage Episode Born
  1. Most
  2. Episode
  3. Shows
  4. Born
  5. Jokes
  6. Marriage

 

Level 2

Match the Synonym!

1. Decade A. Show on T.V.
 2. Aired B. Negative words.
 3. Audience C. 10 years.
 4. Criticism D. Okay with law.
 5. Legalise E. A group watching.

Answers:

  1. Decade = C. 10 years.
  2. Aired = A. Show on T.V.
  3. Audience = E. A group watching.
  4. Criticism =  B. Negative words.
  5. Legalise = D. Okay with law.

True or False?

1.  Friends is only popular in America. False

2. Friends was on T.V. for 10 years. True

3. The actors from Friends no longer make money from the show. False

4. New audiences are watching Friends every year.  True

5. Friends never showed a gay wedding. False

Unscramble the sentence!

1. Friends was on TV for a decade.

2. It is still incredibly popular.

3. It is so popular on Netflix.

4. It still makes around $1 billion each year.

5. There has been some criticism.

Listening and Vocabulary

Service Recent Popular
Criticised Finished Watched
  1. Popular
  2. Service
  3. Finished
  4. Recent
  5. Criticised
  6. Watched

 

Level 3

Match the Synonym!

1. Sitcom A. Steal
2. Unprecedented B. Moneymaker
3. Poach C. Sell for broadcasting.
4. Syndication D. Ordinary
5. Cash cow E. Describing
6. Transcend F. Comedy
7. Profiling G. Surpass
8. Regressive H. Go backwards.
9. Commonplace I. Never before.

Answers:

  1. Sitcom = F. Comedy
  2. Unprecedented = I. Never before.
  3. Poach = A. Steal
  4. Syndication = C. Sell for broadcasting.
  5. Cash cow = B. Moneymaker
  6. Transcend = G. Surpass
  7. Profiling = E. Describing
  8. Regressive = H. Go backwards.
  9. Commonplace = D. Ordinary

True or False?

1. Friends has only ever been popular in the US. False

2. Netflix has paid more than $200 million total to have it on its service. True

3. Netflix will continue to run Friends on its streaming site in the US. False

4. Friends is not well-liked by young people these days. False

5. People from many different cultures adore Friends. True

6. Friends is often used as an English language tool. True

7. A BTS member expressed his distaste of Friends. False

8. The creators of the show meant for Friends to be used to learn English. False

9. Some people have complained about the lack of diversity in the cast. True

10. Friends depicted a same-sex wedding in its first season. False

Unscramble the sentence!

1. The American sitcom Friends turned twenty-five.

2. It has become an icon of television.

3. Re-runs of the show have continued to bring in revenue.

4. The show seems to be able to transcend age.

5. Some criticism has included a lack of diversity.

Listening and Vocabulary

 

Icing Celebrities Aired
Interracial Nationality Merchandising
Diversity Revenue Generations
  1. Aired
  2. Revenue
  3. Merchandising
  4. Nationality
  5. Celebrities
  6. Icing
  7. Diversity
  8. Interracial
  9. Generations