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Miley Cyrus
Miley Cyrus

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Date: Jul 14 2014

Themes: Celebrity, Music, Pop Culture

Grammar: Simple Past Tense

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No matter how hard you might try, you can’t stop hearing about Miley Cyrus. She’s always in the news, either for her antics during performances, the pictures she puts on social media, or her crazy clothes. She likes showing her tongue to the camera, too. What’s going on with Miley Cyrus?

Many people remember her as a 14 year old actor playing “Hannah Montana” in a TV show by the same name. Hannah Montana was a regular school girl during the day, but had a secret life as a singer at night. Over the years, Miley Cyrus has been changing everything about herself, maybe because then people will no longer see her as Hannah Montana. Today she looks nothing like that young girl. She has a completely new style!

Do Gary or Marni like Miley Cyrus? You may be surprised! Find out by reading today’s English lesson about a popular celebrity.

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Marni

Marni

Gary

Gary

Marni:  Gary?

Gary:  Yeah?

Marni:  I’ve got that Miley Cyrus song “We Can’t Stop” stuck in my head.

Gary:  I feel like she’s really gone off the deep end with some of her antics.

Marni:  Really?

Gary:  Yeah.

Marni:  She’s such a sensation. And I think it’s kind of fascinating, because she was this teen idol. She had this hit show on Disney, “Hannah Montana.”

Gary:  Holy cow, she did.

Marni:  Right?

Gary:  But now she’s everywhere just getting attention on social media, getting attention in the news. I want attention! I want attention! Because that’s what it seems like.

Marni:  I have to say, I’ve seen a few interviews with her. I’ve seen her performances. I find her interesting. I think that it’s such a natural progression to go from this teen idol show…

Gary:  Sure.

Marni:  ... and you’re pigeon-holed as this pop singer. And then it’s kind of natural. You grow up a little. You want to sow your wild oats.

Gary:  I get that. I totally get that. I don’t know how far she’s going to go, and I kind of feel like someone needs to pull her back a little bit and stop being so sensational.

Marni:  I think she’s trying to be pretty true to herself and just express herself. I do have to say, the tongue thing?

Gary:  Yeah.

Marni:  I could do without that.

 

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Marni has a Miley Cyrus song playing over and over in her head. When she shares this with Gary, he says that he thinks that Miley Cyrus is acting a little crazy. Gary feels like Miley is trying to get a lot of attention, and he believes that someone should stop her from behaving so badly.

Marni isn’t necessarily a big fan of Miley Cyrus, but she supports how Miley’s trying to change the way people see her. For so many years, Miley Cyrus was the star of a kids’ TV show, and now she wants to be remembered for something different. What Gary sees as Miley acting crazy, Marni sees as Miley trying to express herself.

What do you think of Miley Cyrus? Has she been acting too wild? Do you like her music?

 

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vik32

vik32

India

this is her life..let her do whatever she wants… we cant ignore the fact that she is incredibly phenomenon entertainer and we all love that.  

06:12 AM Sep 28 2014 |

emma_cookie

China

Many teen-idol face the same problem, the pigeon hole thing…u wanna change, people said u r going crazy

03:15 AM Jul 28 2014 |

nikusia

nikusia

Poland

I used to like her when I was young, but now I only like her music

10:01 AM Jul 20 2014 |

foz12

foz12

Saudi Arabia

I liked her when she was a teenger only in that show. I’m not intersting to hear her songs. Thery are not my taype. 

11:34 AM Jul 19 2014 |

ahmet55

ahmet55

Austria

Despite of lots of reasons which are presented against her (especially about her tongue and her wild action) I want to say that I like her voice. I listened to some of her songs such as “Adore You”, “Make Some Noise”, “Party in The U.S.A.” and” Who Owns My Heart” and there were good. I only took part her personal features and her voice from each other. Furthermore, the result was pleasant. 

08:38 AM Jul 18 2014 |

Peter12321

Peter12321

Australia

Hey, just let Miley be. Its her life, she does whatever she wants. I hate when people critizise me, so just le Miley be. Regardless if you hate her or not, she is a respectable entertainer; doing quite well at the moment. I think we view these famous people too one dimensionally. We either dislike them or like them based on what their doing in front of the camera. Off the camera they are the same as us. What they do on camera, doesn’t nesseccarily paint a picture of who they really are. So peace.

05:53 AM Jul 18 2014 |

Mohanbisht

Mohanbisht

India

Yeah I have been folowing her since her Tv show”Hannah montana”. As i you about her she is very natural girl, I mean she show what she is.  She never care of what people say about her. She just listen her heart and do what ahe want to do. Being a huge fan of her Tv show “hannah montana” I was pretty disapioned when i saw her strange look but when i think with open mind then one thing i just realize that ” it is not posible that i love her every deed, but it sure that i can’t hate her for anything”

03:44 PM Jul 17 2014 |

JessieCA

JessieCA

Australia

“maybe i can never b who i was before… maybe i dont even know her anymore… maybe who i am today, aint so far from yesterday, can i find a way to be EVERY PART OF ME…” 😭😭who is Miley Cyrus😭😭Oh Hannah Montana Forever👸😌FOREVER. 

01:15 PM Jul 17 2014 |

sammosa

Jordan

Dont say bad to her I love her , she made it big in her movie Hanna Montannah ” its such a sensation actress ….  I agree with Marni …

01:03 PM Jul 17 2014 |

sammosa

Jordan

It was my role modle at “Hanna Montannah ” movie 

12:51 PM Jul 17 2014 |

mahbubeh92

mahbubeh92

Iran, Islamic Republic Of

@ hazelgirl


thats the point 


 And something more, a lady frog knows her babies’ father as well

09:08 PM Jul 16 2014 |

Tarita_Rambler

Antarctica

The facts are plain: people here want to complain about selebrities they dislike. There are 30 comments on this lesson already (not to speak of Youtube videos) . And here is 31th )!


Let there be more lessons about tongues for arrowy tongues! :D



@ mahbubeh92 :


I’ve never  seen frog showing its tongue. I live in a big city and I’m not a naturalist…


 

12:11 PM Jul 16 2014 |

Hazelgirl

Hazelgirl

Iran, Islamic Republic Of

@ mahbubeh92,


Frogs are more honorable than this kind of creature. At least, they know how to be polite by instinct, look at this pic, she is so cute, never puts her tongue out in a photo.


                                      


 And something more, a lady frog knows her babies’ father as well

09:19 AM Jul 16 2014 |

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mahbubeh92

mahbubeh92

Iran, Islamic Republic Of

Hazelgirl


You guessed right plus she is insane ..her songs are total buLSHIT


maybe her real identity is a frog, she takes her tongue out to catch insects.lol


she tended to be a clown but she failed and became a crazy singer.everything is obvious like her antics that she sow her wild oats to attract attention.REal BuLLsHit.she is

08:36 PM Jul 15 2014 |

Hazelgirl

Hazelgirl

Iran, Islamic Republic Of

I have an “important” question!!


Why is her tongue always out of her mouth in her bullshit photos?


the possible reasons came to my mind:


1- Only she has a tongue in this world and wants everybody to see that.


2- Cat didnt get her tongue and she still has her own.


3- Her tongue is really tongue bcoz the others have something else.


4- She is proud of her tongue, bcoz of its stupid length.


5- She has an invisible piercing on it and wants guys to enjoy it!!


6- In fact, her tongue sings songs not her.


7- She wanted to be a puppy in the beginning of the creation, but she wasn’t successful.


8- She put her tongue out of his mouth to avoid biting it frequently.


9- She suffers from a rare disease named Tongue-Out.


10- She breathe through her tongue, so she should put it out to get Oxygen.

Hazelgirl

Hazelgirl

Iran, Islamic Republic Of



03:50 PM Jul 15 2014 |

arman19940326

Iran, Islamic Republic Of

I don’t know but every time I see this person a state of hate forms in my mind and I can’t stop that.

10:21 AM Jul 15 2014 |

Peter12321

Peter12321

Australia

I remember my little cousins always annoying me, by singing  out loud Hannah Montana songs. One song in particular, “The Best of both worlds.” Thank god thats stopped.

06:48 AM Jul 15 2014 |

mahbubeh92

mahbubeh92

Iran, Islamic Republic Of

i heard about her but im not intersted in listening to her bullshit songs .especially after hearing about her going off the deep end with her antics.


such sensations just intend to express themselves in anyway and it is wrong.


12:42 AM Jul 15 2014 |

princessanika

Iran, Islamic Republic Of

rastak


That’s a girl my friend:)

06:58 PM Jul 14 2014 |

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