Language Exchange Preparation

Step 1: Study these words:

- prank (n) ............ a trick that is intended to be funny but not to cause harm or damage

- obscure (adj) ...... not known to many people

- cameo (n) ........... a small but noticeable part in a film or show played by a famous person

- manga (n) ........... Japanese comics

- found (v) ........ to start a new business, organisation or city

- hire (v) .......... ..... to employ someone or pay someone to do a job

- perish (v) ............ to die, especially in an accident

- inferno (n) .......... a very large uncontrolled fire


Step 2: Watch this short video and double check vocabulary.

Step 3: Answer these questions based on the video

  1. When was Marvel founded and what was it's original name?
  2. Why didn't Martin Goodman, the founder of Marvel, travel on the Hindenburg airship?
  3. Does Superman exist in the Marvel Universe?
  4. Who was Michal Jackson's favourite superhero?

 

Step 4: ask your Language exchange partner, these questions & follow up questions.

Have you seen any superhero movies recently?

Have you ever read a comic?

If you could have any super power, what would you choose?

Would the world be a better place if we had superheros?

Have you ever read manga?

 
Superheroes, Gold and Chess

Superheroes, Gold and Chess