Accessed on Friday, April 3, 2020 at 06:51:36 AM [GMT +0900] EF 1 UNIT 12

1. Steve is in France. What is he doing? Read about his experience. Guess the missing words.





What am I doing? More than 100 people and moving together.
But no sound. You cannot hear anything. Welcome to Silent Disco!

Silent Disco is a new trend. It is the unusual event at any festival.
It’s going to international crowds from Taiwan Ireland, Spain to Japan, and Korea to with mixes of dance, hard
house, punk, disco, salsa, electro, jazz, etc.

Silent Disco started a years ago in Holland. Two friends organized a party on a campsite. But it was a secret party. Nobody in the _ knew it because all the party people were wearing wireless headphones! Silent Disco was born.

Everyone had a great . They did not disturb anybody
around them because there was no noise! Silent Disco soon became
a in the Netherlands and Belgium, soon followed by France.
Next, maybe Silent Disco will come to your

  Complete the sentences. Use these words. There are 2 extra. 

Listen and check your answers.

  2. Answer the questions about the story.
1. 1. True or false? Silent Disco started in Europe.
1. 2. Seven types of music are mentioned in Steve’s story. How many do you know?
1. 3. Why do you think Silent Disco started? Do you think it will become more and more popular? Why?

3. YOUR STORY Write about a trend in your country.
(A trend is something new and popular.)

Follow up. Work with a partner.
Read and think about the trend your partner
wrote about. Where did it start?
Will it go to other countries?
Is it a good idea?