Some questions to get started!
What was the last film you saw?
Where and how did you see it?
Who made it, acted in it and what was it about?
Did you enjoy it?
Useful expressions and vocabulary for films.
Netflix Vs The Cinema.
What are the advantages and disadvantages of going to the cinema?
What are the advantages and disadvantages of watching films and series on Netflix or similar platforms?
Which do you do most and why?
Which do you prefer and why?
Talking about genre.
buddy, rom-com, chick flick, tear-jerker, weepy,
Which genres do you watch most?
Which genres do you enjoy most and least?
Are there any genres that you never watch?
Talking about people involved in films & series.
prepositions in films.
what’s on at the cinema? what channel is this series on? when is the film coming out? Who is in it? What is it about?
Question formation for films.
Aspects of films. Cinematography, casting, direction, production, acting, setting.
Adjectives to describe films
gripping, edge of your seat, engaging, moving, boring, tedious, dull, exciting, emotional, sad, feel-good,
Group activity – Reviewing a film.
Work in small groups to review a film, use the expressions and vocabulary that you have seen in this topic. When you have finished present your review to the rest of the group.
Debate: Will Smith at the 2022 Oscars.
Watch this video of Will Smith hitting comedian Chris Rock at the 2022 Oscars.
Why did Smith attack Rock?
Is it wrong to make jokes about people?
Is it justifiable to attack someone for insulting someone you love?
Should Smith have been allowed to remain at the ceremony?
What do you think will be the consequences of this for: