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The Oscar goes to – Competition Vocab

Do you know who was honored at Hollywood’s biggest night, the 88th Oscar Academy Awards?And do you know how to say ‘LEO WON’:) in different ways?

Scanning the news provides a good opportunity to extend your vocabulary. Instead of saying the usual ‘Spotlight won best picture drama’ you may come across a number of other useful expressions:

Spotlight took home best picture award

Mad Max: Fury Road nabbed the most wins of the night

DiCaprio received a standing ovation as he picked up his award

Alejandro González Iñárritu notched his second straight Oscar in the directing category

Do you want more?

Take our QUIZ and catch up on all the Oscar actions so far


Quiz 1

EU Abbreviations Quiz – Do you know the short for the following?



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