English Listening Lesson: Favorite Movie & Book

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Warm-up

Describe your favorite movie and/or book. Why do you like it so much?

Activity 1 – Pre-Learn Vocabulary

bride (n.) = when a woman is getting married, she is called the “bride” on her wedding day. (and the man is called the “groom”)

bride

farmhand (n.) = a person who is employed to work on a farm.

farmhand

fencing (n.) = a type of sport in which the competitors fight with long, thin swords:

fencing

pirate (n.) = a bandit who robs ships on the ocean:

pirate

witch (n.) = a woman who does magic, using spells, potions, etc. The male equivalent is a wizard.

witch

villain (n.) = the “bad” character in the story, who is usually the enemy of the hero

satire (n.) = a story that is based on another story (or on real events), but which changes things and uses irony, sarcasm, or ridicule to be humorous or to make a thought-provoking point

Activity 2 – Listen for General Ideas

Speakers: Dan, Ashley – Australian

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General Listening Quiz - Favorite Movie & Book

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Activity 3 – Listen for Specific Details

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Detail Listening Quiz - Favorite Movie & Book - True or False?

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Activity 4 – Listen for Specific Words

Download the Word document and go to page 4.

You can fill in the words in the document as you listen (or print it out and use a pencil).

If you need to, you can pause the audio in order to have time to write the words.

In this activity, it is very common to need to listen several times – so if you miss a word, don’t worry – you can go back in the audio, or listen again.

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Check Your Answers – Complete Transcript

Download the Word document and go to page 6.

There is also explanation of additional vocabulary at the end of the Word document.

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