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“Game of Thrones” and “Mad Men” – Real Deal English

22 Apr , 2014  

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“Game of Thrones” and “Mad Men” are two of the most popular TV shows in the United States right now, and both just premiered with new seasons. What are they about? And why are they so popular?

Key Vocabulary:

Well-written

To premiere

season

throne

rulers

kingdom

fantasy

drama

supernatural

ghosts

witches

made-up

the Middle Ages

torrent

illegal

HBO

production values

a set (for a tv show/movie/play)

costumes

make-up

special effects

dialogue

period drama

advertising

Madison Avenue

Civil Rights Movement

social movements

Women’s Liberation

Gay Rights

assassination of president Kennedy

liberal

sexist

stylish


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