X-Factor three sisters

The Three Sisters



pearl vocally sister-in-law
voice chance give our all
cheep positive confident
group missing off you go
chirp woke up definitely
get off far away chart (2)
act (2) honestly atrocious
sure mistake starting block
fail related good luck






Susan: “I’m Susan. This is my sister. Pearl is my sister. And Ann is Pearl’s sister-in-law.”
Pearl: “Being sisters, that vocally brings us together.”
Susan: “You hear in our voices when we start singing, we just give it our all. We can sing. We can dance.”
Ann: “Yeah. We have a really good chance.”

Host: “Ladies, I know what I like, and I like what I see: you look like three confident girls.”

Susan, Pearl and Ann: “Oh, yeah. Yeah. Yeah!”

Host: “Are you up to this?”
Susan, Pearl and Ann: “Definitely!”
Host: “Good luck. Good luck. In you go.”
Susan, Pearl and Ann: “Thank you.”


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Simon Cowell: “Okay, so who have we got here? It’s a girl group?”
Susan, Pearl and Ann: “Yeah.”
Pearl: “Woman group.”
Simon: “Woman group. And who put the group together?”
Susan, Pearl and Ann: “We’re related. We’re sisters.”
Simon: “You look nothing like each other.”
Susan, Pearl and Ann: “No.”
Simon: “No. And what do you have that other girl groups today don’t have?”
Ann: “Age.”
Simon: “What else?”
Susan, Pearl and Ann: “Don’t know.”
Simon: “Okay, right, off you go.”


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Last night I heard my momma singing this song
Ooh wee chirpy chirpy cheep cheep
Woke up this morning and my momma was gone
Ooh wee chirpy chirpy cheep cheep
Chirpy chirpy cheep cheep chirp

Where’s your momma gone
(Where’s your momma gone)

Where’s your momma gone
(Where’s your momma gone)
Far far away far far awayayay

Ooh wee chirpy chirpy cheep cheep
Chirpy chirpy cheep cheep chirp



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Louis Walsh: “Do you have another song?”
Simon Cowell: “NO!”
Dannii Minogue: “So you really think this is what the charts are missing?”
Susan, Pearl and Ann: “Yeah! Definitely! Yeah!”
Simon: “Girls, honestly, it was atrocious.”
Susan, Pearl and Ann: “You think so?”
Simon: “Oh yeah! I mean probably the worse group we’ve had in Scotland today.”
Susan, Pearl and Ann: “That’s not what I think. That’s not.”
Simon: “It’s close. But I’m going to give it to you. Dannii, ‘yes’ or ‘no’?”
Dannii Minogue: “No.”
Louis Walsh: “No.”
Sheryl: “No.”
Simon: “It’s a ‘no’ girls.”
Susan: “You sure?”
Simon: “Positive.”

Host: “Did you get accepted?”
Susan, Pearl and Ann: “No. Simon said we were atrocious; we were the worst act in Scotland.”
Host: “That’s not good, isn’t it?
Susan, Pearl and Ann: “No.”
Host: “Do you think those guys made a mistake, then?”
Susan, Pearl and Ann: “Yes! I think they made a mistake, yeah.”
Host: “Just when it was going so well, Mums on the Run failed to get off the starting block.”


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1. Are all three women actual sisters?

2. Before their auditioning, they felt very confident. True or false?

3. Did they introduce themselves as a “girl group”?

4. Simon thought they looked like sisters; they resembled each other. Is this right or wrong?

5. Was Simon direct and blunt or diplomatic?

6. The judges really loved their performance. Is this correct or incorrect? How did they vote?

7. Was the outside host sympathetic towards the women?


A. All singers are young. Yes or no? Are there successful singers who are not young?

B. My friends and I want to audition on the X-Factor. Is this right or wrong?

C. Are X-Factor, Idol and Got Talent popular on TV?

D. Should people sing and practice and audition on these shows?

E. What will happen in the future?

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