By Christine H.
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Have you ever seen a movie that you can’t
forget for the rest of your life?
What kinds of movie do you like?
Documentary/ Musicals/ Romance comedy/ Martial arts/ Horror/ Animated cartoon
Why / Why not?
How often do you go to the movies?
Do you go to the movies alone or with anyone as your
Who is your favorite actor / actress? Why?
Can you think of a movie and try to describe its plot?
Vocabulary & Expressions
Words I learn from movies:
Do you know the following words?
Box Office I gotta split. 我得溜了~
Blockbuster Knock it off– stop it. 別鬧了。
Words of mouth Knock-off (n.) 售價低廉的冒牌
Actor / actress Knock yourself out— 擊垮
Film buffs / fans
Jenny: What kinds of movie do you like to watch?
Mark: I enjoy movies with complex plot, the so called “drama.”
J: Oh, that’s something my boyfriend and I will watch in the movie theater.
M: Why? I thought you like romance better.
J: Ya, that’s the point. My boyfriend likes actions but I prefer romance. We
fight every time when we go to the movie. But now, we can make peace by
watching a drama.
M: Do you both like drama?
J: We do.
M: I think besides drama, you can try something else.
J: For example?
M: There are horrors, musicals and martial arts, etc.
J: Forget about the horror movie. I can’t handle it. And the musicals don’t
J: Once I went to see “Moulin Rouge” with my boyfriend, and during the
movie, I heard him snoring.
M: NO WAY!
J: But thank you anyway. We can still choose the martial arts next time.
M: Cool, I recommend you may try “Kung Fu Hustle,” your boyfriend may