Celebrity. Fame and fortune. Role models. Being in the public eye.
K-pop is a great example of celebrity. It is hugely popular at the moment with more and more fans worldwide. But recently, a negative side of K-Pop has emerged. We are increasingly hearing about heavily disciplined regimes and dangerous dietary and health practices. There has been a recent suicide of a leading K-Pop idol. So, what is the K-pop life really like?
Prepare to answer the questions below (e.g. keywords, synonyms etc)
Then click CBC News - K-Pop to read the article about K-Pop and answer the questions.
Questions 1 - 5
Identify the statements (1-5) as:
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The boy band BTS will soon be visiting America.
The North American music industry is aware of the mistreatment of celebrities
K-Pop is well known for expertly blending vocals and dancing
K-Pop auditions are only held in South Korea.
Steven Chau has been to over 10 auditions
Questions 6 -10
Select a person (A,B,C,D,E) to match the descriptions below
6. is a K-Pop idol who is confident speaking out in the media.
7 believes K-Pop idols have to be seen to be strong
8 has a dream of being a K-Pop idol
9 says K-Pop idols have less free-time that American idols
10 suffered from a serious mental illness
When you are ready, enter your answers in the test sheet below