dancer from Ireland

The Dancer from Ireland



nice county meet/met/met
out of nervous best of luck
wish best shot win/won/won
luck first time shoot/shot/shot (2)






Simon: “Hello you.
Dylan Byrd: “Hello.”
Simon: “What’s your name?”
Dylan Byrd: “My name’s Dylan Byrd.”
Simon: “Dylan, how nice to meet you. Where are you from?”
Dylan Byrd: “I’m from County Cavan, Ireland.”
Simon: “You nervous?”
Dylan Byrd: “Yeah — it’s my first time out of the country.”
Simon: “Wow! Okay. And how old are you?”
Dylan Byrd: “I’m sixteen.”
Simon: “And do you think you can win the show?”
Dylan Byrd: “I’m going to give it my best shot.”
Simon: “Good. Alright, I wish you the best of luck.”
Dylan Byrd: “Thank you.”

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1. Dylan Byrd is British. True or false?

2. Was Dylan perfectly calm?

3. He has traveled to London many times. Is this right or wrong?

4. Was he 100% sure he would win Britain’s Got Talent?

5. Dylan gave a magic performance. Is this correct or incorrect? What did he do?

6. All the judges loved his act. Yes or no?

7. Did the audience love or hate his performance? How do you know?


A. I was surprised by Dylan’s performance. Yes or no?

B. Can your classmates, colleagues or friends dance like Dylan?

C. What will happen to Dylan in the future?

D. Are there overweight (fat) people in your city?

E. Have you traveled out of your country?


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