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048 Carnival in Rio!

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Intermediate - Carnival in Rio! (C0048)

A: I can’t believe we’re here! Carnival in Rio! Seriously, this is like a once in a lifetime opportunity! Can you believe it? We’re here at the biggest

party in the world!

B: I know! We’re so lucky that we found tickets for

the Sambadrome! Good thing we found that ticket

scalper.

A: Look! It’s starting! Wow, this is amazing! Look at

how many dancers there are. Oh my gosh! The

costumes are so colorful! This is so cool!

B: It says here that the school that is dancing now

is one of the oldest and most prestigious samba

schools in Rio.

A: No kidding! Look at them, they’re amazing! Look

at that girl on the top of that float! She must be

the carnival queen! Move over there so I can get

a picture of you!

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c 2008 Praxis Language Ltd.B: Ok. Hurry up take the picture!

C: join us! come and dance!

B: Oh really.... no I can’t. No really, I don’t know how

to dance! Honey I’ll see you later!

A: Patrick! Don’t just leave me here!

Key Vocabulary

prestigious Adjective being respected and admired for being successful or important

ticket scalper common

noun, singular

person that buys and

re-sales tickets at a

higher price

once in a lifetime

phrase something that happens very rarely, not

common

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c 2008 Praxis Language Ltd.float a vehicle with a platform used to carry an

exhibit in a parade

good thing phrase it is good that something happened

Supplementary Vocabulary

stadium common

noun, singular

a large structure where

sport events are held

festival common

noun, singular

a special time or event

when people gather to

celebrate something

Brasilia the capital of Brazil

take a chance phrase take a risk, do something that you would

not usually do

ditch verb leave someone on purpose (informal)

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c 2008 Praxis Language Ltd.


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