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UNIT 7. MASS MEDIA - PROS AND CONS

REVISION LESSONS LESSON 70

1. Listen to the dialogue. Make up a similar one and then act it out with your partner. Name some other books that have got their screen adaptations. Express your opinion about both the movie and the book.

Maggie:

This John Grisham’s novel looks interesting.

Freddy:

Oh, it is. It’s about a guy who joins a corrupt law firm and then can’t leave. Luckily he has a brave wife who helps him out of the mess.

Maggie:

Hmm. Maybe I read it.

Freddy:

Well, the movie is even better.

Maggie:

Oh, is that the movie that stars Tom Cruise?

Freddy:

Yeah. Why don’t we buy the video?

Maggie:

You don’t mind seeing it again?

Freddy:

Not at all. You buy the video, and I’ll bring the popcorn!!

2. Discuss the questions given below.

1. What is the most shocking advertisement you have seen? What is the funniest advertisement you have seen? Describe it.

2. What makes an ad memorable? Do you buy products because of advertising?

3. Do you find advertising persuasive? Why is it necessary to advertise?

4. Should advertisers be allowed to advertise to children? Should alcohol or tobacco companies be allowed to advertise? Why or why not?

5. Do favourite or annoying celebrities make you want or not want to buy a product?

6. Is there truth in advertising?

7. What kinds of advertisements attract your attention?

8. Do you think ads should interrupt TV or radio programmes? What are the alternatives?

9. What is the best way to advertise to children? Adults? Seniors? Etc.

3. Complete the dialogue with who or that.

KAREN: Which one is Keanu Reeves?

PEDRO: Oh, you know him. He’s the one ___ starred in “Speed”.

KAREN: Yeah, I remember. It’s one of the movies ___ was really exciting. We were glued to our seats.

Right. Reeves is a detective ___

PEDRO: is hunted by a crazy guy. The guy puts a bomb on a bus ___ has a lot of people on it.

KAREN: What happens to the people? I forgot.

PEDRO: Well, a woman ___ is on the bus gets really frightened and ...

KAREN: Oh, now I remember: there’s the bus ___ can’t stop, the girl ___ gets hurt, the man ___ gets caught, and the couple fall in love.

PEDRO: Yeah! What a great movie!

4. Read the reviews and write down your own ones for the pictures of movies below.

1. Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, 1941. This is a movie that keeps you glued to your seat!! Spencer Tracy stars in this terrifying story about a scientist who has a split personality. This 1941 classic also stars Lana Turner and Ingrid Bergman.

2. The Wizard of Oz, 1939. For the child in all of us. Watch the magic of Dorothy’s adventures in the Land of Oz. Meet the Scarecrow, the Tin Man, and the Cowardly Lion. The film stars Judy Garland. She sings some of the greatest songs in movie history. This is a movie that’s out of this world.

3. The English Patient, 1996. After being nominated for twelve Oscars this movie won nine awards. The story is about a Hungarian Count who has been badly disfigured by fire. You will be surprised at how good The English Patient is, and how fantastic the actors are in this movie. One of the most fascinating films I’ve ever seen. It’s a romantic story about four people during the Second World War. The actors are fantastic. You won’t be bored for a single second. A must-see.

5. Make riddles about movies you have watched and let others guess. There is a model to help you.

Model: It is a romantic movie, about a boy and a girl who fall in love aboard a large ship. The ship hits an iceberg and sinks. The boy finds a piece of wood and offers it to the girl to stay afloat. In the end, the boy dies saving the girl’s life. The girl is found alive and rescued. The movie is a story of true love.

Can you guess the movie? (Class answer should be: “The Titanic”).

6. Read the chat between two friends. Can you understand it? In case you have some difficulties, use the glossary given below.

7. Write a message to your online friend about the news in your life for the past week. Use the glossar below.





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