Big English AmE Level 5 Student Book


unit 1

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

baseball computer mathematics money music

1. Growing up, actor George Clooney was interested in sports like  . When he was 16, he tried out for the Cincinnati Reds. 2. One of the richest people in the world, Carlos Slim was interested in managing his at a young age. He bought shares of Banco Nacional de México 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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