Tall Tales

strange news stories adapted for English language learners


Elvis & the FBI




Before You watch


The slideshow is about Elvis Presley and the FBI.



1) What does the FBI do?
a) fight fires b) fight crime c) fight wars

2. Who was Richard Nixon?
a) an American president b) an American singer c) an American footballer

Slideshow/Video

True or False?

True or false? You can check your answers at the end
1. Some believe that Elvis did not die in 1977.
2. Elvis originally wanted to be a fire-fighter.
3. Elvis tried to volunteer as an FBI agent.
4. President Nixon ignored the letter.
5. Elvis did get his FBI badge.

Answers

Before You Read
1) what the letters FBI stand for
Federal Bureau of Investigations
2) what does the FBI do
b) fight crime
3. Who was Richard Nixon
a) an American president


Elvis and the FBI: Listening
1. True (see Elvis Lives!) 2. False 3. True 4. False 5. True (though this is not confirmed)