Atividade com present perfect para ensino médio


Complete the text using the verbs below in the present perfect form.
have
spend
struggle
bless
be
return
discover
live
lift
fall
press
become
start
receive
attract
surface
shoot
call
struggle



You Tube video saved the radio star

A homeless man who __________________ on the streets of Cleveland, USA for years, ____________ to fame, after a clip of his mellifluous radio voice went viral on the Internet. Ted Williams was filmed by a local cameraman, holding a cardboard sign that read: “I’m an ex-radio announcer who _____________ on hard times”. Williams is seen in the video asking for money in exchange for a quick blast of his “God-given voice”. Now that the video ____________ millions of hits on YouTube, Williams, __________________ an overnight sensation.

He ________________ today appearing on talk shows across America, sporting a new haircut and a smarter appearance than on the clip that made him famous.
Since his story broke, he __________________ numerous job offers from big broadcasting names including ESPN, MTV, ABC, CBS and CNN and The Cleveland Cavaliers.
Williams _________________ on the streets for years and _____________ with drug and alcohol addiction for years.
The story of the “homeless man with the golden pipes” ________________ the spirits of a recession-hit nation in the week that it _________________ to work after the Christmas holidays. However, the instant hero ________________so much attention that reporters ______________________ digging into his background and they _______________________ that Williams ______________________ with drug and alcohol addiction for years and ______________________ the self-destruct button previously in his life. Asked if the media storm around him may cause him to relapse into addiction, he said, “I’m going to meetings and I ___________________ my sponsor.”
Accusations _______ also ________________ that Williams acted as a pimp during his years on the streets. In response, Williams said, “Don’t judge a book by its cover – everyone has their own little story. I’m just so thankful. God __________________ me deeply. I’m getting a second chance. Amazing.”


There are fears though that Williams will not be able to cope with his new status as an instant hero. They say that he will be a flash in the pan; and his fairytale story is being used by the media to reinforce American Dream propaganda; at a time when America is in serious economic difficulties and the gap between the rich and poor is rapidly increasing.



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You Tube video saved the radio star

A homeless man who has lived on the streets of Cleveland, USA for years, has shot to fame, after a clip of his mellifluous radio voice went viral on the Internet. Ted Williams was filmed by a local cameraman, holding a cardboard sign that read: “I’m an ex-radio announcer who has fallen on hard times”. Williams is seen in the video asking for money in exchange for a quick blast of his “God-given voice”. Now that the video has had millions of hits on YouTube, Williams, has become an overnight sensation.
He has spent today appearing on talk shows across America, sporting a new haircut and a smarter appearance than on the clip that made him famous.
Since his story broke, he has received numerous job offers from big broadcasting names including ESPN, MTV, ABC, CBS and CNN and The Cleveland Cavaliers.
Williams has been on the streets for years and has struggled with drug and alcohol addiction for years.
The story of the “homeless man with the golden pipes” has lifted the spirits of a recession-hit nation in the week that it has returned to work after the Christmas holidays. However, the instant hero has attracted so much attention that reporters have started digging into his background and they have discovered that Williams has struggled with drug and alcohol addiction for years and has pressed the self-destruct button previously in his life. Asked if the media storm around him may cause him to relapse into addiction, he said, “I’m going to meetings and I have called my sponsor.”
Accusations have also surfaced that Williams acted as a pimp during his years on the streets. In response, Williams said, “Don’t judge a book by its cover – everyone has their own little story. I’m just so thankful. God has blessed me deeply. I’m getting a second chance. Amazing.”
There are fears though that Williams will not be able to cope with his new status as an instant hero. They say that he will be a flash in the pan and his fairytale story is being used by the media to reinforce American Dream propaganda, at a time when America is in serious economic difficulties and the gap between the rich and poor is rapidly increasing.


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