Animal rights / Права животных
Describing what you saw / Описание того, что вы видели
Present continuous as future / Настоящее продолженное время для рассказа о будущем
Verb + indirect obj + verb (I want you to do something)
Wordwatch / Слово урока
Several words for make-up appear in this episode; hair dye, lipstick, mascara, blusher. Note also two informal expressions – fire, meaning dismiss someone from a job and split up, which is used when two people separate.
Note also, that I'm off (I'm leaving) has already appeared three times in the series already.
Although it is dealt with fairly light-heartedly in extr@, Annie's protests about animal cruelty do reflect a strong strain of opinion amongst young people in the UK that animal testing, especially by cosmetics manufacturers is immoral, and protests such as the one in this programme are quite common.
Words to do with make-up
split up ( = separate)
I bet (she knows)
It's worth it
make them look stupid
you can keep your job!
Animals are human
A dog is not for make-up
Say no to animal cruelty
Cultural reference / Информация о культуре
David Beckham / Дэвид Бекхэм – David Beckham, born May 2nd 1975, is an English footballer, captain of England and currently playing for Real Madrid in Spain; he is – according to hits on the search engine Google – the most famous sports personality in the world; his wife Victoria was a member of the all-girl band the Spice Girls; her nickname in the band was Posh Spice
hippie / хиппи – someone who copies the style of a certain kind of 1960s person – long hair, colourful clothes, and usually listens to American folk or folk rock music
Leonardo diCaprio / Леонардо ди Каприо – American actor, born November 11th 1974; star of hugely-successful film Titanic; it is said that his mother called him Leonardo because, while she was pregnant with him, he kicked her while she was standing in front of a painting by Leonardo da Vinci at the Uffizi Gallery in Florence, Italy
Madonna / Мадонна – American singer, actress, dancer, author and fashion icon. Real name Madonna Louise Veronica Ciccone; born August 16th 1958; the most successful female solo artist of all time
movie premiere / премьера фильма – the first showing of a film; in London, the stars of the film often attend the premiere and walk on a red carpet where they are photographed in front of their fans