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Talking about films/movies


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1 Prepare for your next lesson


In the next lesson you are going to talk about films/movies. Look at the words below.

Professions Equipment Genres Features


critic, cameraman, camera, reel, horror, thriller, comedy, plot, script, action,
composer, camera dolly, action, crime story, war performances, setting,
make-up artist, director's chair, film, silent movie, special effects,
producer, scriptwriter, clapperboard, animated film/movie, cinematography,
stuntman, actor/actress film stock, lights science fiction, western, soundtrack
documentary, drama,
coming-of-age story,
historical film/movie

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2 Conversation questions
Discuss any of the questions below.

1. How many filmmaking professions can you name? Which one would you prefer to have if you had the
choice? Why?
2. Do you think that being a cameraman is an easy job? Why? Why not?
3. Have you ever watched a silent film? Did you like it?
4. What is your favourite film/movie genre?
5. Who is your favourite actor/actress? Why?
6. Who is your favourite director? Why?
7. What was the last film/movie you saw? What was it about? Was it any good?
8. What's the best film/movie you've ever seen? Why?
9. What's the worst film/movie you've ever seen? Why?
10. What's the most boring film/movie you've ever seen? Why?
11. What's the most violent film/movie you've ever seen? Why?
12. Do you prefer watching films at the cinema/movie theater or at home? Why?
13. Is there a film/movie you could watch again and again?
14. What is your favorite film/movie soundtrack?
15. Do you think historical films/movies are accurate?
16. Do you think there is too much violence in films/movies?
17. Were films/movies much better in the past?
18. Can you think of any films/movies that were better than the books that they were based on?
19. Do you prefer watching English-language films/movies in their original version or with subtitles?
20. Do you prefer dubbing or subtitles? Why?
21. What do you think of the film/movie industry in your country?
22. Who are the most talented actors/actresses in your country?
23. Do you like Hollywood movies? Why/why not?
24. How do you think films/movies will change in the future?
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