David Copperfield reveals magic trick


Listening — Advanced Level
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Watch the video and answer the questions

  1. In the trick in question, people disappear from the stage and   .

  2. The man was injured when   .

  3. The man's injuries were   .

  4. When was the illusionist made aware that the man had been injured?

  5. How do the "disappeared" exit the stage?

  6. Will Copperfield be able to continue performing his trick?


Practice your writing skills by discussing the questions below

  1. Do you think the illusionist should take full responsibility for what happened?

  2. Do you enjoy magicians or illusionists? Why or why not?

  3. What do you think one would need to be a good illusionist?


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      • a long, narrow passage inside a building or train with doors that lead to rooms on each side
      • (grilled) to ask (someone) a series of difficult and unpleasant questions
      • a small piece of information that helps you guess an answer or do something more easily
      • (revealed) to make something known
      • (rushed) to move fast; hurry
      • an area that is different from other areas in a particular way


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