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DVD movie rentals are very popular as a for of fun entertainment. Others like to buy DVDs either at a store or online. Write down as many types of movies that you can. Discuss your preferences for each type of movie (e.g., love, like don’t like, can’t stand, hate).
“movie buff” = someone who knows a lot about movies
“If you want to know anything about the movie industry, ask Phil. He’s a real movie buff.”
A. Listen to the recording and answer the questions.
Woman: Ah, I don't really like action movies. Too much violence.
Woman: Now, I do enjoy comedies.
Woman: Uh . . . I'm not really crazy about horror movies, but love stories are often fun to watch. Oh, and I really like foreign films, too.
Woman: Love stories are often fun to watch. Oh, and I really like foreign films, too.
Woman: Oh, and I really like foreign films, too.
Do the vocabulary quizzes using the words from the conversation for more practice:
How do your own movie preferences compare with the woman’s likes and dislikes in the conversation? Think of words or phrases to describe these genres types of movies:
action, anime, classics, comedy, drama, documentary, foreign, horror, musicals, romance, science fiction, thrillers
Example: documentary – interesting and informative
Research two online movie rental services and compare them in terms of price, service, movie selection, and delivery. Discuss your findings.