Big English Plus American English Level 5 Student Book

My Interests

unit 1

Read about these famous people. What were they interested in? Complete the sentences with a word from the box. Then listen and check. 1

computer  mathematics  money  music  soccer

1 Growing up, actor Antonio Banderas was interested in sports like ? . He played for his school team. When he was 14, he broke his foot, ending his dreams of a professional sporting career. 2 One of the richest people in the world, Carlos Slim was interested in managing his ? at a young age. He bought shares in his first bank when he was just 12 years old. 3 World-famous scientist Albert Einstein was interested in ? as a boy. He played the violin and the piano. 4 Actress Emma Stone always wanted to act. She was also good at using a ?  . When she was 14, she used a PowerPoint presentation to convince her parents to let her begin a career in acting. 5 As a young woman, architect and artist Maya Lin loved bird-watching, hiking, and studying ?  .

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