Pre-Listening Question

If you could have any superpower, what would it be? Here are some possible choices. If needed, use a dictionary to review the meaning of each power.

  1. teleportation
  2. night vision
  3. animal communication
  4. mind control
  5. time travel
  6. invisibility
  7. super strength
  8. flight
  9. elasticity
  10. shape shifter

Vocabulary and Expressions

Here are some words and expressions that appear in the video:

lame (adjective): inferior or weak
– Don’t give me that lame excuse that you couldn’t go to school because you were tired.

cheap (verb): of little value or importance (In this case, we aren’t thinking of something that is inexpensive.)
– I know this idea might be kind of cheap, but I’m thinking about talking my date to the zoo. What do you think?

popsicle (noun): frozen flavored ice around a stick
– All of the children enjoyed a popsicle for an afternoon snack.

Listening Comprehension Questions

Now, watch the interview and answer the comprehension questions. You can also turn on the automatically-generated captions for the video once you start it.

Conversation Questions

Why would you choose or not choose the same superpowers as Aubrey and Emily?

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