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Tuyển diễn viên phim hậu Harry Potter

Từ vựng

stardom (being famous): ngôi sao điện ảnh, trở thành minh tinh màn bạc

hopefuls (people who want to succeed at something, like get a part in a film): những người đầy hy vọng

dream come true (something that you wanted for a long time that has now happened): giấc mơ trở thành hiện thực

lead role (main part in a movie or play): vai chính

fierce (here: very strong): gay gắt

Bài khóa

A long queue of girls waiting for their chance of stardom.

Thousands of young hopefuls stood in line in London for the chance to audition for a role in a Harry Potter spin-off movie.

(Competitor) “I’m really excited! It’s my dream come true to get this part!”

Warner Bros are looking for a girl to play the character Modesty in Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them. The lead role has gone to the Oscar-winning actor, Eddie Redmayne.

But the competition is fierce and many are leaving with just a certificate to remind them of the experience.

Bài dịch

Một hàng dài những cô gái đang đợi cơ hội trở thành ngôi sao điện ảnh.

Hàng ngàn những cô gái trẻ đầy hy vọng đứng xếp hàng tại London để có được cơ hội vào thử diễn xuất cho một vai diễn trong bộ phim hậu Harry Potter.

(Người dự thi tuyển) "Tôi thật phấn khích! Được vai diễn này là giấc mơ của tôi thành hiện thực!"

Xưởng phim Warner Bros đang tìm một cô gái để đóng nhân vật Modesty trong phim Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them. Vai chính hiện đã được giao cho diễn viên nam từng đoạt giải Oscar Eddie Redmayne.

Nhưng cuộc cạnh tranh thật gay gắt và nhiều người ra về chỉ với một chứng chỉ giúp gợi cho họ nhớ về trải nghiệm này.

Bài tập

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stardom / hopefuls / dream come true / lead role / fierce

1. Hollywood actor Ioan Gruffudd has landed a __________ in a US TV series, weeks after admitting he was seeing a psychologist to overcome audition rejections.

2. "But the best thing you can do is go out there and beat those guys, knowing you can have full pride in doing it clean."

The two Olympic __________ were speaking at an event staged by UK Sport to mark 500 days until the start of next year's Games in Rio de Janeiro.

3. In big cities all across Iran, traditional bazaars now face __________ competition from American-style urban shopping centres where big name Western brands are on conspicuous display.

4. Now three years into her four-year placement, the 19-year-old has earned the privilege of performing at the internationally-famed Bolshoi Theatre.

She said: "It was incredible. Finding my name on the back of the dressing room door was a __________."

5. Although the show brought them __________, the double act started to work separately in the 1970s.

Giải đáp

1. Hollywood actor Ioan Gruffudd has landed a lead role in a US TV series, weeks after admitting he was seeing a psychologist to overcome audition rejections.

Source: Ioan Gruffudd in lead TV role after admitting audition rejections

2. "But the best thing you can do is go out there and beat those guys, knowing you can have full pride in doing it clean."

The two Olympic hopefuls were speaking at an event staged by UK Sport to mark 500 days until the start of next year's Games in Rio de Janeiro.

Source: Dina Asher-Smith and Richard Kilty say no doping crisis

3. In big cities all across Iran, traditional bazaars now face fierce competition from American-style urban shopping centres where big name Western brands are on conspicuous display.

Source: Why a luxury-shopping revolution is coming to Iran

4. Now three years into her four-year placement, the 19-year-old has earned the privilege of performing at the internationally-famed Bolshoi Theatre.

She said: "It was incredible. Finding my name on the back of the dressing room door was a dream come true."

Source: Barnsley ballerina Tala Lee Turton dances on Bolshoi stage

5. Although the show brought them stardom, the double act started to work separately in the 1970s.

Source: Comedian Anne Meara, mother of Ben Stiller, dies at 85