Tuesday, 5 February 2013

Best Super Bowl Food Commercials

2013 Super Bowl (XLVII)_trophy

The 2013 Super Bowl has just finished with the Baltimore Ravens beating the San Francisco 49ers by a score of 34–31!  Great Game!  However, the Super Bowl has become more than just a football game!  People are in love with the commercials.  Watching Super Bowl advertisements has become a national past time in North America and for good reason.    They will be some of the best of the year on TV and You Tube.  At a 4 million dollar price tag per 30-second advertisement segment, the competition is fierce. 

108 million Americans watched the game on Sunday!  People will be talking about the commercials all week.  Moreover, this topic will be common for 2 weeks and again at this same time next year!

Let’s check out some of the Best Super Bowl Food Commercials of 2013!  







 

What did you think of the commercials?




Natural English Language Learning Section

11 Easy to Remember High Frequency Descriptive Adjectives for Casual and Natural Conversations!

High Frequency Transferable Adjectives for describing commercials, movies, sports and more!
(note: the percentages act as a guide and are subject to an individual's interpretation and feeling)


Adjectives                        Levels          of         Feeling    
     
epic,phenomenal,             100%                          positive
awesome,fantastic

great                                 
good

ok                                       50%                            neutral

boring                                                      
bad
awful, terrible                       0%                            negative



Practice Speaking Style
Give it a try with a friend. Both the past simple and present simple can be used when talking about famous commercials. Try out all the ads and then switch roles. 

(1)
Adjectives and Past Case
Example
A: What did you think about the Oreo commercial?
B:  It was good. How about you?
A: I thought it was boring.


A: What did you think of the ___________ commercial?
B: It was _________. How about you?
A: I thought it was ________.

(2)
Adjectives and Present Case 
Example
A: What do you think of the Oreo commercial?
B: It is good. How about you?
A: I think it's boring.

A: What do you think of the ___________commercial?
B: It is _________. How about you?
A: I think it's _________.

(3)
Now, go to You Tube and select some Super Bowl Commercials for you and your friends to try out.

Try using these adjectives all week in different situations.  Enjoy!  
           Alex

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