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    Learn English > English lessons and exercises > English test #115481: Vocabulary: let's go to the cinema!
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    Vocabulary: let's go to the cinema!


    When arriving in front of a cinema/ movie theatre you must first choose your film. You may have made your choice on a magazine ( "What's on?") or on the Internet. In all cases, you'll have to stand in the line ( to queue up) corresponding to the film you have chosen. 

    Entering the movie theatre, you may be surprised by its size and by that of the screen.  

     

                                                                     

                                        A cinema/ a movie theatre                                     Cinema/ movie ticket

     

     
                      

      To stand in line/ to queue up

                      a set

                   A film/ a reel    

                    
                      Film posters               A trailer

              A cinema/ A movie theatre

        
                        A curtain                 The screen                    A projector
                   
                Cinema seats           A booster cushion             A cup-holder

     

    In order to make a good, or if possible a perfect film, many people give their best for their future audience:

     

     to shoot a film
     a film director 
     to direct a film
     to release a film
     to dub
     a subtitle
     a shooting
     a film maker
     a producer a technician
     an extra a scriptwriter
     a camera operator  a make-up artist 
     a costume designer  a propsmaster 
     a stuntman a stunt 
     the lead actor/ actress  the supporting role/part 
     a minor role the cast

     

    When you want to watch a foreign film, you have to make a choice between two possibilities:

    -        You may choose a film where the dialogues are dubbed, which means that you can hear the dialogues in your own language, while you can't really lip-read them. 

    -         Or, you may choose to follow the film in its original language, in O. V. (in the "original version" ), listening to "the original soundtrack"

     

                                                                                 

                                                                                                     This film is subtitled

     

    There are many types of films: 

       
      
                     Silent films

              Black and White films        

                 A cartoon

          Animated cartoons

                       
          A science fiction film = Sci-fi        A film of adventure          A film of action          A western
                                     

                  A love story      

                      A thriller            A war-film           A detective story
                        

                   A horror film          

              A documentary 

             A children's film  

              "The End"

       = The last words of a film 

     

    When a film is out,  is released/ is shown/ is on,  it's watched carefully by critics writing reviews. Then the film may become a successa hit/ a blockbuster  or a flop  

     

    Here you are!    Now, you have the necessary vocabulary to enjoy a good film... speak about it,   and do a perfect exercise.   Now, go for it! Good luck!  

     

     



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    'Oh Mom, are you sure you have my ? I'm so excited to go to the cinema with you today.'

    'Yes, dear, but you should go and with Jenny while I check that everything's alright.'

    'I'll do that, Mom! Oh, look at the . The is the same as in the film you saw last time with Dad.'

    'Today, we're going to see an . It's a film so that you'll understand what the actors are saying.'

    'Wow! Mom! Look how big the cinema is! There are so many rows of . '

    'Are you sure you need two , Lucy?'

    'Oh yes, Mom, I want to see the whole and take advantage of the , even though I'll be afraid of them.'

    'Come on, you won't be scared by these ... If you think you'll be, I'll change our tickets for a children's film.'

    'You know, Mom, when the film is finished and we've seen ' ', I like closing my eyes, listening to the while you're reading the to the .' 'Well, now, you have to keep quiet, Lucy… The film is starting.'

                                                                             

        An open-air cinema                                                                                                                                              Hope you had a good time! 








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