saw in half

The Saw Performance



magic magician premature
proper variety congratulations
vote brilliant take my eyes off you
bit (2) round (2)



Simon: “Hello.”
Scott: “I just . . . I uh.”
Simon: “Hi. Who are you?”
Scott: “My name is Scott.”
Simon: “Okay, so Scott, tell me about you.”
Scott: “Well, uh, I’m a magician.”
Simon: “How old are you Scott?”
Scott: “I just turned 50.”
Simon: “Are you married?
Amanda: “Happy Birthday.”
Scott: “Yes. Thank you. Yes.”
Simon: “Okay good. Well Scott, good luck.”
Scott: “Thank you very much.”

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Simon: “Alesha, you may have been a little bit premature there?”
Amanda: “I loved it because it’s proper variety, it’s old school, the music was great, your little face was brilliant. I just couldn’t take my eyes off you.”
Simon: “That was incredible. Okay, we’re going to vote.”
David: “I’m going to say ‘yes’.”
Amanda: “It’s a ‘yes’ or me.”
Simon: “You’ve reached the next round. Congratulations.”





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1. When Scott came on stage, he was organized and ready. True or false?

2. In the beginning, did Scott seem confidant and relaxed, or was he nervous and disorganized?

3. A female assistant walked on the stage. Is this right or wrong?

4. Was the mannequin very new and of high quality? What happened?

5. What did Scott do?

6. The audience was very impressed and fascinated for most of the performance. Is this correct or incorrect?

7. What happened in the end?


A. I thought Scott was incompetent, unprepared and disorganized. Yes or no?

B. Have you seen magic performances?

C. If you could perform magic, what would you do? If I could do magic, I would . . . .


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