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1 1 General Education Office LA.121 / LA1301 English 1 Unit 2 Movies and Entertainment

2 2 Objectives You will be able to: – Apologize for being late – Discuss preferences for movie genres – Describe and recommend movies

3 3 Choosing a movie to watch How do you decide which movie to watch? Where do you buy or rent movies? Do you ever look at movie websites? Look at Top Notch - Unit 2 Page 14 –Talk about the movies youve seen –Choose the movies you would like to see

4 4 Language and Culture A con artist is a person who tricks or lies to people to get money from them Touching is an adjective that makes you feel emotions such as sadness, pity or sympathy FBI stands for Federal Bureau of Investigation, the federal Agency in the United States that protects national security Ill-fated means destined to have an unhappy ending

5 5 At the movies………. Top Notch Page 15 – Photo Story C) Read and listen to a conversation a movie theatre D) Focus on language Find and underlined word or expression in the story that has a similar meaning to each of the following words or phrases: 1. Ill pay4. a lot of 2. really dont like5. didnt see 3. To tell you the truth…6. They say….

6 6 At the movies………. Top Notch Page 15 – Photo Story E) Infer meaning With a partner discuss and find… 1. two different nouns that have the same meaning as movie 2. two different adjectives that are related to fighting or killing 3. an adjective that means really great

7 7 At the movies………. Top Notch Page 15 – Photo Story F) Think and explain Answer each question. The explain your answer with a sentence from the Photo story 1. 1.What actor does Anna like? How do you know? Peter says, Hey, youre a big DiCaprio fan Did Anna see Gangs of New York? How do you know? She says,…………………………………… What movies does Anna suggest? …………………… How do you know? She says,…………………………………… Who is going to pay for the popcorn? …………….. How do you know? Peter says, ……………………………….

8 8 Lesson 1 – Apologize for being late 1) 1)Grammar – The present perfect with for and since Use since with a specific time or date in the past. Use for to describe a length of time. How long have you been here? Other uses: with yet: for negative: I havent been to Disneyland yet. with always: Ive always wanted to see Car Planet. with ordinals, superlatives, only: This is the third time Ive seen Ping Pong. Its the best movie Ive ever seen. My husband has only seen it once. Ive been here since eight oclock. ( a time in the past) Ive been here for ten minutes. ( a length of time)

9 9 Lesson 1 – Apologize for being late AGrammar Practice – Choose the correct words to complete the paragraph about Penelope Cruz. Other uses: with lately, recently, just: Have you seen a good movie recently? Ive just seen The Beach – what a great movie! with still, so far: You still havent seen Tomato Babies? Ive seen it three times so far!

10 10 Lesson 1 – Apologize for being late B Pairwork Take turns asking and answering the following questions. Use the present perfect in all your answers. 1Is there a movie youve always wanted to see? 2Have you seen any good movies recently? 3Whats the best movie youve ever seen? 4Whats the worst movie youve ever seen? 5How many movies have you seen so far this month? 6Have you ever seen a movie more than once?

11 11 Lesson 1 – Apologize for being late Vocabulary – Explanations for being late a) Read and listen. Then listen again and repeat. I overslept. I missed the bus. I couldnt get a taxi. I couldnt find a parking space. I got stuck in traffic. b) Think of two other explanations for being late.

12 12 Lesson 1 – Apologize for being late c) c)Listening comprehension Listen to the conversations. Complete the sentences, using the Vocabulary 1. Teds late because he ……………… 2. Maude probably ……………………………….. 3. Theyre going to be late because they …………………….. 4. First they ……………... Then they probably ……………………

13 13 Lesson 1 – Apologize for being late Conversation Model a) Read and listen to someone apologize for being late Rhythm and intonation b)Listen again and repeat. Then practice the Conversation Model with a partner.

14 14 Lesson 1 – Apologize for being late Now you can: apologize for being late a) a)Add four more movies to the showtimes. b) b)Pair work - Personalise the conversation model with your movies and explanations. Then change roles. A: Have you been waiting long? B: For ……………... A: Sorry Im late. I ……………... Did you get tickets? B: Yes. But …………… I hope thats OK. A: ……………... Extra Phrases __ is sold out. We missed__ It started__minutes ago. Ive already seen __ Thats past my bedtime. I cant stand __ Ive heard its __ Its my treat. Ill get the popcorn. Extra Phrases __ is sold out. We missed__ It started__minutes ago. Ive already seen __ Thats past my bedtime. I cant stand __ Ive heard its __ Its my treat. Ill get the popcorn.

15 15 Lesson 2 – Discuss preferences for movie genres an action film a horror film a science-fiction film an animated film a comedy a drama a documentary a musical A) Vocabulary – Movie Genres Read and Listen. The listen again and repeat.

16 16 Lesson 2 – Discuss preferences for movie genres B Pairwork Compare your favourite movie for each genre My favourite animated film is Shrek CListening comprehension Listen to the conversations about movies. Write the genre for each movie. Then circle the movie if the people decided to see it. MovieGenre The Bottom of the Sea Tango in Tap Shoes The Ant who Wouldnt Die Chickens Never Wear Shoes Goldilocks Grows Up The Equalizer Twelve Angry Women City Under the Sea DDiscussion Which movies sound good to you? Listen again if necessary. Explain your choices.

17 17 Lesson 2 – Discuss preferences for movie genres Grammar – Would rather + base form State preferences with would rather / would rather not and the base form of the verb. Shed rather see a less violent film. Wed rather not see a horror film. I He We They d rather see a musical. not go out tonight.

18 18 Lesson 2 – Discuss preferences for movie genres Grammar – Would rather + base form Use than with would rather to contrast preferences. Id rather rent a movie than go to the cinema. Theyd rather go to a Woody Allen film than a Martin Scorsese film. Questions Would you rather see Casablanca or Wall-E? Which would they rather see – a comedy or a drama? What would you rather do – see a play or a movie? Short Answers Would you rather stay home? Yes, we would. / No, wed rather not.

19 19 Lesson 2 – Discuss preferences for movie genres A) Grammar Practice Complete each response, using d rather or d rather not and expressing a different preference. 1)Id love to see a drama tonight. Actually, …………………… )Im in the mood for a horror film. Actually, ………………………… 3)Lets get tickets for the late show. Actually, ………………………… 4)Ben told me you wanted to rent a movie. Actually, …………………. 5)Would you like to see a comedy? Actually, …………………………. 6)How about some dinner after the film? Actually, ………………….. B) Pair work – Practice the conversations in Exercise A.

20 20 Lesson 2 – Discuss preferences for movie genres Conversation Model a) Read and listen to people discuss their movie preferences. I love ___________s. I can take them or leave them. Im not that big on _________s. __________ s are great. __________s are OK. I dont like ___________ s. __________ s are my favourite I cant stand ___________s. Describing preferences

21 21 Lesson 2 – Discuss preferences for movie genres Now you can: discuss preferences for movie genres Pairwork Personalize the Conversational Model, expressing your own preferences in movie genres. Then change roles. A) A)Would you rather see - __________ or _________? B) B)It doesnt matter to me, You choose. A)Well, what would you say to ____________? B) B)Hmm. To tell you the truth, I ____________. A) A)What about ___________? B) B)____________.

22 22 Lesson 3 – Describe and recommend movies a) Vocabulary 1) Using the cards provided, match the adjective with the correct description 2) Adjectives to describe movies. Read and listen. Then listen again and repeat. funny – something that makes you laugh hilarious – very, very funny silly – not serious, almost stupid boring – not interesting weird – very strange or unusual, in a negative way unforgettable – something you are going to remember thought-provoking – something that makes you think romantic – about love violent – bloody; with a lot of fighting and killing

23 23 Lesson 3 – Describe and recommend movies AdjectiveTitle a funny movie a hilarious movie a silly movie a boring movie a romantic movie a weird movie an unforgettable movie a thought-provoking movie a violent movie b) Pair work Write the title of a movie for each adjective. The compare choices.

24 24 Lesson 3 – Describe and recommend movies Listening Comprehension A Listen for main ideas Listen to the movie reviewer. Write a check next to the movies he recommends and write an X next to the ones he doesnt. 1 Popcorn 2 The Vacation 3 Aquamundo 4 Wolf Babies B Infer meaning Listen carefully to each movie review again. Based on the reviewers opinion, circle one or more of the adjectives to describe each movie. 1 Popcorn (weird / funny / boring) 2 The Vacation (romantic / violent / unforgettable) 3 Aquamundo (boring / violent / though-provoking) 4Wolf Babies (violent / boring / hilarious )

25 25 Lesson 3 – Describe and recommend movies Listening Comprehension CDictation Listen to the following excerpts from the reviews. Complete each statement, based on what you hear. Popcorn * First up is Popcorn, a new ___________ starring David Bodine and Judy Crabbe. Unfortunately, Popcorn is a complete waste of ___________ Popcorn * First up is Popcorn, a new ___________ starring David Bodine and Judy Crabbe. Unfortunately, Popcorn is a complete waste of ___________ The Vacation ***** Our next film, The Vacation, is a well-acted and _____________ I highly _______________ wonderful _____________. The Vacation ***** Our next film, The Vacation, is a well-acted and _____________ I highly _______________ wonderful _____________. Aquamundo *** Aquamundo is no ________ _________ Film; its based on real scientific research. A ____________ film. Dont ______ ___________. Aquamundo *** Aquamundo is no ________ _________ Film; its based on real scientific research. A ____________ film. Dont ______ ___________. Wolf Babies *** Adults will find the story ___________, but children wont forget these __________ scary scenes for a long time. Wolf Babies *** Adults will find the story ___________, but children wont forget these __________ scary scenes for a long time

26 26 Lesson 3 – Describe and recommend movies Now you can: describe and recommend movies APair work Read the short movie reviews and choose the movie you think sounds the most interesting. The compare movie choices. Explain your reasons.

27 27 Lesson 3 – Describe and recommend movies Title of Film: Genre: Stars: Director / producer: Adjectives that describe the movie: What the movie is about: B Notepadding Write notes about a movie youve seen recently. (Its OK if you dont have all the information.)

28 28 Summary Now you are able to: Apologize for being late Discuss preferences for movie genres Describe and recommend movies


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