martial arts strong man

Beer and Watermelon



peace practice martial arts
teeth honest watermelons
soft strong first of all
piece smash break/broke/broken
crazy melon good luck
punch expect beer can
drag advice thing (2)






Dimitar Hodzhev-Krika: My name is Dimitar Hodzhev-Krika. I’m from
Bulgaria. I have been practicing martial arts for over thirty years.

Side Host: What are you doing tonight?
Dimitar Hodzhev-Krika: Smashing beer cans.
Side Host: Smashing beer cans?
Dimitar Hodzhev-Krika: And then at the end, three watermelons.
Side Host: If I wanted to smash something with my face, what advice would you give me?
Dimitar Hodzhev-Krika: First of all, start with very soft things, like a piece of paper.
Side Host: Can we get a piece of paper?

Side Host: So how do we break the piece of paper?

Ay, we did it!!!

Dimitar Hodzhev-Krika: Finally.

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Alesha Dixon: Hello. What’s your name?
Dimitar Hodzhev-Krika: Dimitar Hodzhev-Krika.
Simon: Where are you from?
Dimitar Hodzhev-Krika: I’m from Bulgaria.
Audience member: Woo!
Simon: So it’s like a strong-man thing?
Dimitar Hodzhev-Krika: Yes.
Simon: Cause I can see cans and melons.
Dimitar Hodzhev-Krika: Yes.
Simon: Should we just do it?
Amanda Holden: Yeah.
Simon: Yeah, let’s do it.
Alesha Dixon: Go for it. Good luck.
Amanda Holden: Good luck.
Dimitar Hodzhev-Krika: Thank you. Thank you very much.

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Dimitar Hodzhev-Krika: Music.
Ant and Dec: Music.
Ant and Dec: Good song.
Ant and Dec: He just punched that beer’s lights out.

Ant: Why does he do that to beer?
Dec: It isn’t beer.
Ant: I didn’t expect that to happen.

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Alesha Dixon: David what did you think?
David William: I could have had more melons and less cans of beer. I’m going to be honest with you.
Dimitar Hodzhev-Krika: Okay.
Simon: I liked it. Could we put David up on the table as well?
Amanda Holden: I kind of want someone to bring a plane on the show — like drag it on by the teeth.
David William: Where are we going to get the plane from?
Amanda Holden: Simon’s plane!
Simon: David.
David William: I’m going to say ‘yes’.
Dimitar Hodzhev-Krika: Thank you.
Simon: Dixon.
Alesha Dixon: No.
Amanda Holden: It’s a ‘yes’ from me.
Dimitar Hodzhev-Krika: Thank you.
Simon: Dimitri, I like you. I’m going to say . . . . . you’ve got three ‘yeses’.
Alesha Dixon: You guys are crazy.

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1. Dimitar’s hobbies are basketball, football and baseball. What do you think?

2. If a person wants to break bricks, he should start breaking bricks. True or false?

3. Is Dimitar Irish? Where is he from?

4. Does everyone know where Bulgaria is?

5. Dimitar sang and danced. Is this correct or incorrect? What did Dimitar do?

6. Were the judges and audience frightened and scared?

7. The side hosts only watched. Is this right or wrong?

8. What was the judges’ decision? Did they accept or reject Dimitar’s performance?


A. My friends and I can smash beer cans and break watermelons. Yes or no? Have you seen anyone smash beer cans or watermelons?

B. Are watermelons popular in your city? Describe these watermelon. Where do they come from?

C. Have you seen martial arts demonstrations? Have you seen people breaking boards and bricks?

D. I have seen kung fu, karate or other martial arts movies.

E. Are martial arts popular? Are there kung fu, tae kwon do and judo clubs?

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