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  • Activity 1.1

    Film Survey

    Answer the following questions individually:

    1. What kind of movies do you generally prefer? (You can pick more than one.) a. classics (1920s-1950s) b. comedy c. drama d. romance e. action/adventure f. horror/terror g. mystery/suspense h. independent films i. other _________________

    2. What kind of movies would you like to see in this class?

    3. Name three movies that you really enjoyed. For each, give one reason why you enjoyed this movie.

    4. Name an actor/actress that you really like. Why do you like this person?

    5. What attracts you to see certain films? a. actor/actress b. the director c. story d. country e. reviews from movie critics f. "word of mouth" (advice from family, friends, acquaintances) g. other _______________________

    6. What is your main purpose/goal in taking this class? a. to see films I’ve never seen before b. to learn more about American culture through film c. to improve my listening comprehension d. to analyze/learn about cinematic style e. to improve my knowledge of idioms and slang f. to participate in discussions about movies g. other _______________________

    7. What percentage of class time would you like to spend on each of the following? (Please make sure your percentages add up to 100.)

    o _____ Watching movies

    o _____ Discussing movies

    o _____ Reading background information

    o _____ Learning new vocabulary

    o _____ Doing listening comprehension exercises

    o _____ other: ___________________________

  • Activity 1.2

    Movie Word Search

    action

    actor

    animation

    blockbuster

    cameo

    camera

    character

    comedy

    critic

    documentary

    extra

    genre

    horror

    plot

    projector

    scene

    sci-fi

    screen

    sequel

    setting

    star

    theater

    ticket

    usher

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  • Activity 1.3 Movie Genre

    Name That Genre!

    Click on the correct answer.

    1) Step Up : 2006--Starring Channing Tatum, Jenna Dewan Tatum, Damaine Radcliff

    action-adventure

    drama

    musical

    romantic comedy

    2) Pompeii : 2014--Directed by Paul W.S. Anderson

    action-adventure

    historical drama

    romantic comedy

    suspense-thriller

    3) The Hangover : 2009-- Starring Zach Galifianakis, Bradley Cooper, Justin Bartha,

    musical

    horror

    comedy

    suspense-thriller

    4) Scream 4 - 2011- Directed by West Craven

    drama

    horror

    suspense-thriller

    action-adventure

    5) Star Wars Episode II: Attack of the Clones 2002 --Directed by George Lucas

    suspense-thriller

    drama

    western

    action-adventure

    6) Titanic 1997--Starring Leonardo DiCaprio, Kate Winslet, Billy Zane

    science fiction

    western

    drama

    romantic -drama

    7) X-Men-Days of Future Past :2014--Starring Patrick Stewart, Ian McKellen, Hugh Jackman

    comedy

    science fiction

    drama

    western

    8) Begin Again -2013- Starring Keira Knightley, Mark Ruffalo

    comedy romantic – comedy fantasy

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  • Activity 1.4

    Word Forms : Movie Titles

    Click on the correct answer. Learning ESL - 1) “The Year of Living _______” : Starring Mel Gibson and Sigourney Weaver (1983)

    Dangerous

    Dangerously

    Danger

    2) Ordinary _____ : Directed by Robert Redford (1980)

    Peoples

    People

    Person

    3) The _____ of the Lambs : Starring Jodie Foster and Anthony Hopkins (1991)

    Silent

    Silence

    Silents

    4) Die _____ : Starring Bruce Willis (1988)

    Hardly

    Hard

    Hardest

    5) Four ______ and a Funeral : Starring Hugh Grant and Andie McDowell (1994)

    Wedding

    Marriages

    Weddings

    6) My ____ as a Dog : Directed by Lasse Hollstrom (1986)

    Live

    Living

    Life

    7) The ____ of King George : Directed by Nicolas Hynter (1994)

    Madness

    Mad

    Madder

    8) Bill and Ted's _____ Adventure : Starring Keanu Reeves (1989)

    Excellent Excellence Excel

  • Activity 1.5 Listening Skills 1

    DVD Movie Rentals

    1. Pre-Listening

    Many people like to rent DVDs or videos for entertainment. Others like to buy DVDs either

    at a store or online. Write down as many types of movies that you can. Discuss your

    preferences for each type of movie (e.g., love, like don't like, can't stand, hate).

    2. While – Listening First, listen to the conversation by pressing the "Play Audio" button and choose whether the

    woman likes or dislikes each type of movie.

    Action

    movies

    Comedy

    movies

    Horror movies Romantic

    movies

    Foreign

    movies

    Like

    Dislike

    Man: Hey, Kathy. I'm thinking about renting a movie for tonight's party, and I want to know

    what kind of movies you like.

    Woman: Okay. What kind of movies do you have in mind?

    Man: Well, what about action movies?

    Woman: Ah, I don't really like action movies. Too much violence.

    Man: Okay, do you like comedies?

    Woman: Now, I do enjoy comedies.

    Man: Fine. Well, what do you think of horror movies or love stories?

    Woman: Uh . . . I'm not really crazy about horror movies, but love stories are often fun to

    watch. Oh, and I really like foreign films, too.

    Man: Okay. I'll go to the video store and see what I can find. Thanks.

    3. Post-Listening Exercises

    How do your own movie preferences compare with the woman's likes and dislikes in the

    conversation? Think of words or phrases to describe these genres types of movies:

    Genres types of movies

    action, anime, classics, comedy, drama, documentary, foreign, horror, musicals, romance,

    science fiction, thrillers

    Example: documentary - interesting and informative

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  • Activity 1.6 Listening Skills 2

    Movies

    I. Pre -Listening

    Many people go to the movies to relax and enjoy their favorite pictures. What

    kinds of movies do you like to see and why? Do you buy any snacks at the

    concession stand at the movie theater? Why or why not?

    II. Listening Exercises Listen by pressing the "Play Audio" button. Then, choose the best answer to

    each question. Press the "Final Score" button to check your quiz. 1. Have you _________ this movie ____________?

    A. No. I've only seen some of the trailers.

    B. Yes. I like it a lot.

    C. I really enjoy action movies.

    2. _________ do you want to __________________?

    A. I want to buy the movie.

    B. It's a love story.

    C. How about 7:00 O'Clock?

    3. _______________ movie ___________?

    A. I like to play in movies.

    B. Downtown at the mall.

    C. The movie is for children.

    4. Have you _________________ about the movie?

    A. The book about the movie is good.

    B. Yes. They want to see the movie.

    C. Not yet, but I heard the movie is good.

    5. Do you want any _________________?

    A. Yes. A drink would be great right now.

    B. Don't bother. The line at the concessions is too long.

    C. No, I'm not thirsty right now, but maybe later.

    6. Don't forget _______________________________.

    A. Oh, thanks for reminding me.

    B. Thanks. I better check my car lights.

    C. Yes. I didn't forget to bring my glasses.

    7. ________________________________________.

    A. Yes. It was a great show.

  • B. No. I don't like horror movies.

    C. It was okay, but it wasn't fantastic.

    8. ________________________________________.

    A. Okay. I see you tonight.

    B. You can buy tickets over there.

    C. I think it's around $7.00.

    9. ________________________________________.

    A. Yes, please clean off the seat.

    B. Well, actually, I'