Published on 20 Apr 2014 | over 2 years ago

Talking about movies in English - Free Spoken English Lesson

In this English Video lesson, Niharika teaches you how to talk about movies and films with your friends and folks.You will learn useful vocabulary and sentence structures to talk about movies in English.

Types of movies :
1. Romance Comedy
2. Science fiction (scifi)
3. Horror
4. Documentary
5. Animated
6. Action
7. Thriller

Describing a Movie -
How was the movie?

- It was heart warming and a total laugh riot.
- The special effects were breath taking
- It made my blood run cold.
- It gave me food for thought
- The plot was intriguing

Some useful vocabulary :

Casting -The selection of actors or performers for the parts of a film.
Veteran - A veteran is a person who has had long service or experience in the film industry.
Dubbed - To translate the movie into regional languages.
Sun-titles - captions displayed at the bottom of a cinema or television screen that translate or transcribe the dialogue or narrative.
Cinematography -the art of photography and camerawork in film-making.
Trailer - a series of extracts from a film or broadcast, used for advance publicity.
Sequel -A film or movie that continues the story or develops the theme of an earlier one.
Cameo -A cameo role or cameo appearance is a brief appearance or voice part of a known person in a work of the performing arts, typically unnamed or appearing as themselves.
Block buster- A particular a film that is a great commercial success.

Bombed- A particular a film that is not successful.

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