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What was your favourite decade?

Student A:______ What was your favourite decade?

Student B:______ My favourite decade was the 60s.

Student A:______ What would you like to talk about

  1. yourself,
  2. your family,
  3. your school / college / job,
  4. travel or holidays,
  5. sport,
  6. music,
  7. fashion
  8. or politics?

[ Choose THREE topics ]

Student B:______ Myself, music and politics.

Student A:______ O.K. What happened to you in the 60s?

Student B:______ I fell in love for the first time in my life?

Student A:______ Did you stay together?

Student B:______ No, we didn't. She left me.

Student A:______ That's a pity! What happened in music in the 60s?

Student B:______ Many pop groups from Liverpool became very famous. The Beatles had many hit records: She Loves Me, Yesterday etc.

Student A: ______They were great hits! What happened in politics in the 60s?

Student B: ______At the beginning of the 60s, John F. Kennedy became President of the United States, but he died
______________ in 1963. Lee Harvey Oswald shot him. Someone also shot his brother, Robert Kennedy, in 1968
______________ and someone also shot Martin Luther King, the black civil rights leader. At the end of the 60s, the war
______________ in Vietnam became very bad. Many people died. Nixon became President and Neill Armstrong landed on the moon.

Use the same dialogue to talk about your favourite decade, but change the information!