a) Read and act the dialogues.
b) Make up the dialogues based on the models using as many words as possible dealing with the topic «Cinema».
Wendy: What are you doing tonight, Michelle?
Michelle: I’m staying home. There’s a good horror movie on TV.
Wendy: What is it?
Michelle: «The Blood of Frankenstein ".
Wendy: Oh, I’ve seen it. It’s really frightening.
Michelle: Frightening? I think horror movies are amusing.
Wendy: Amusing? Horror movies?
Michelle: Yes. I went with Anne to see Dracula II last week. I was very amused. I laughed from beginning to end.
Wendy: What about Anne?
Michelle: Oh, she was terrified. She was under the seat.
(from «American Streamline»)
frightening — пугающий, вызывающий испуг • що лякає, викликає переляк
to be terrified — ужасаться • жахатися
Going to the Movies
— Shall we see a film tonight?
— That would be delightful. I haven’t seen any films for many weeks.
— There are several movies in the neighbourhood which show the latest pictures.
— Let’s consult the newspapers to see what movies are being shown in the town.
— A splendid idea.
— At the nearest cinema house they show a film of the year.
— My wife and I have already seen it. We enjoyed it immensely.
— Here is a good programme. They show two main pictures, a French film and an American. I don’t think you have seen them.
— I have seen neither of them. Shall we be able to obtain seats? That movie house is always full.
— Seats are not reserved at that movie house, but I am sure we shall be able to get in. Shall we buy balcony seats, if stall seats are not available?
— Please don’t. I hate seeing a film from the balcony, it is too far from the screen. I wear glasses.
— Ok. The movie starts in ten minutes. There are many comfortable seats in the foyer. We can wait there and enjoy a cigarette in the meantime.
— Now, that we have seen both films. What do you think of the films?
— In the French film the actors spoke with a slight French accent. The acting was faultless, but the action developed very slowly. Don’t you agree with me?
— Yes, I do. 1 like more the English film. The plot was very interesting. The camera work was excellent.
(from «American Streamline ")
film of the year — лучший фильм года • кращий фільм року
immensely — безмерно, чрезвычайно • безмірно, надзвичайно
to obtain — получать, добывать • одержувати, добувати
to be full — быть заполненным • бути заповненим
available — пригодный, действительный, имеющий силу • придатний, дійсний
meantime — тем временем, до тех пор • тим часом, доти
to speak with a slight accent — говорить с небольшим акцентом • говорити з невеликим акцентом
faultless — без ошибок, без дефектов • без помилок, без дефектів