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While visiting some friends overseas, you decided to attend a local film festival.

Choose a movie to see and invite a friend to come with you.

IN THIS LESSON, YOU WILL

1. Talk about the kind of movies you like.
2. Read summaries of movies that will be shown at the film festival.
3. Invite a friend to go with you to see the movie you chose.

PRACTICE

STEP A EXERCISE

Fill in the blanks using the words in the box. Some words may be used more than once.

and
but
or
  1. We can go see a movie at the theater _____ just watch a movie at home. Which do you prefer?
  2. I enjoy both romantic comedies _____ action films.
  3. Please don’t text _____ talk loudly while the movie is playing.
  4. She likes to watch scary movies ______ doesn’t like to be scared.

STEP B EXERCISE

Are the underlined parts grammatically correct? If not, correct them.

  1. There are a lot of people lining up to see the movie.
  2. She was surprising that her favorite actress was in the movie.
  3. A lot of people said the movie was boring.
  4. There are a new movie coming out tomorrow.
  5. I thought the movie was disappointed.

MISSION

Challenge 1

You’re visiting some friends overseas and found out that there will be a film festival in the area this weekend. You called your friend about it, and he/she offered to go with you and buy the tickets.


Talk about what kind of movie you’d like to watch.

Remember?

  • -ing adjectives
  • -ed adjectives

Challenge 2

After your conversation, your friend emailed you some summaries.


Read the movie summaries and decide which one to see at the film festival.

Remember?

  • and
  • or
  • but
  • there are
  • be (adjective) that

Subject: CTA Film Festival


I’m surprised that the festival is so popular this year. There are only two movies that still have tickets left! But don’t worry – I think they both sound really interesting.

 

The Evil Soccer Ball

Horror | 1hr 30min

Amber (Meena Carlton) was a normal teenager, but everything changed when she found a soccer ball in the forest. It gave her fantastic soccer skills, but what did it take from her?

 

The Ferris Wheel

Action | 1hr 50min

The Walker family was having a great time at the amusement park. Everything was okay until the eight-year-old son (Jerry Madison) rode the Ferris wheel and disappeared. Now, the father (Ray Evans) has to find him before it’s too late.

COMPREHENSION QUESTIONS

  1. What did the soccer ball do to Amber in The Evil Soccer Ball?
    • It attacked her.
    • It took something from her.
  2. What does the father in The Ferris Wheel have to do?
    • find his missing son
    • sell Ferris wheel tickets
  3. What do The Evil Soccer Ball and The Ferris Wheel have in common?
    • Both of the main characters are missing.
    • Both of the main characters are young.

Challenge 3

It’s the day of the film festival. Your friend called you to say that he/she can’t go to the film festival because he’s/she’s sick.
Call another friend and invite him/her to go see the movie with you.

Remember?

  • and
  • but
  • or
  • -ing adjectives
  • -ed adjectives

FEEDBACK

Choose a movie to see and invite a friend to come with you.

MISSION ACHIEVEMENT

  • 4
    Very Good

    Could complete the task with ease

  • 3
    Good

    Could complete the task with some clarifications

  • 2
    Fair

    Could complete the task with additional instructions

  • 1
    Poor

    Could somehow complete the task with difficulty

PERSONALIZED FEEDBACK

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