kim kardashian

Unit 26
Kim Kardashian: a brilliant businesswoman

New Knowledge/Self-Development


Share your ideas with your teacher and try to make sentences.

Do you know Kim Kardishian? What do you think is she known for?


Repeat  these  sentences  after  your  teacher.

1. there’s no denying (idi.) 不可否認
There’s no denying that Kim is a successful woman.

2. savvy (adj.) 機智的、嫻熟的
She is also very tech savvy.

3. executive producer (phr.) 監製; 執行製片
She was her family’s executive producer.

4. hit  (v.) 當紅的、受歡迎的
Her fashion line was also a hit!

5. long-running (phr.) 播放時間久的
She is also a star of a long-running tv show.

6. product endorsement (phr.) 產品代言
Kim also offers product endorsement.

7. net worth (n.) 淨資產
Do you know her net worth?


Read the dialogue aloud with your teacher.

Say what you will about Kim Kardashian, but there’s no denying the reality TV star is also a savvy businesswoman.

She’s the executive producer on her family’s hit, long-running reality show which was recently renewed for a reported $100 million for the next four years.

Kim also has a super successful video game app, which brought in $80 million in revenue in 2015.

She has numerous product endorsement deals, a selfie book, and nearly 80 million Instagram followers.

Forbes estimates that she has earned $50 million so far in 2016, with a total net worth of over $150 million.






Many may dismiss Kardashian as a trashy reality star, but she showed her business acumen at an early age and leveraged social media to build a lucrative business model around her personal brand.

In a recent magazine interview, Kardashian summed up her success in 3 simple rules:

1.Be organized.

2.Be hardworking.

3.If you find something you’re really passionate about, figure out a way to make it your career.



1. 頭腦清晰、有條不紊。

2. 努力奮鬥。

3. 如果發現自己對某件事特別有熱情,那努力想辦法把它變成自己的事業。


Phrasal verbs using “Bring”

Bring, used alone, usually means to take, carry, or lead. But when you put bring into a phrasal verb structure, it starts to take on so many different meanings. Below are a few of the more common phrasal verbs with bring. If you haven’t already done so, try to incorporate at least one or two of these into your daily speech!

•Bring about: to cause, as in change
•Bring home: to bring something home
•Bring up: to mention
•Bring down: to fall or collapse
•Bring to the table: to contribute

1.Just months after coming to power, the President brought about sweeping reforms to the legal system.

2.How much money does he bring home every year?

3.You really shouldn’t bring up politics around my Dad.

4.The Berlin Wall was brought down in 1989, the same year that I was born.

5.She brings years of marketing experience to the table.



Make a conversation with your teacher.

1.What do you think is secret of Kim Kardishian’s success?