The Duke and Duchess of Sussex – Harry and Meghan – have reached a deal with streaming giant Netflix to make a range of programmes, some of which they may appear in. Catherine and Rob have the vocabulary you need to talk about this story.
0:00 – Introduction
0:44 – Story
1:57 – Headline 1: Meghan Markle and Prince Harry mocked over Netflix deal – ‘They left for a quiet life?!’
4:18 – Headline 2: Prince Harry and Meghan Markle land mega deal wit Netfix
7:18 – Headline 3: Prince Harry and Meghan strike ‘megawatt’ Netflix deal to make their own ‘impactful’ TV shows
10:28 – Language summary
Key words and phrases:
laughed at; made fun of
The boy was mocked because he came last in the running race.
‘Did the dog eat your homework again?’ the teacher mocked.
get; achieve something you wanted
Our company has landed a multi-million pound deal to supply cups to coffee shops.
She’s trying to land a job as a senior manager.
The president’s speech was very impactful.
Her impactful approach meant that everyone wanted to work for her.
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