General English Expert – Movies

LESSON GOAL

In this lesson, you will learn expressions that can be used when talking about movies.

DESCRIBING A PICTURE

Please study the picture below. Then, I will ask you some questions.

DESCRIBE

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1. How many movie tickets are they going to reserve?
Answer:
2. What are they going to watch?
Answer:
REVIEW

Now, let us review your answers.
(Please review your student’s answers by sending the correct answers in complete sentences. After that, ask your student to read aloud his or her corrected answers.)
ANSWERS
1. They are going to reserve two tickets.
2. They are going to watch The Last Universe.

USEFUL EXPRESSIONS

Now, let us read aloud the following sentences. Please repeat after me.

READ

1. I would like to reserve ~
2. Reservation tickets cost ~
3. ~ are sold out.
4. Cancellations are ~
5. Live up to the hype.

READING ALOUD

Let us read the dialogue. I will play Robert and you will play the theater staff. After reading it once, we’ll switch roles.
READ

Robert: Hello. I would like to reserve six movie tickets for Three Dragons and a Mermaid for October 10, please.
Staff: I’m sorry, sir. But all tickets for Three Dragons and a Mermaid for October 10 are sold out.
Robert: That’s sad. How about on October 15? Are tickets available on that date? My friends and I are looking forward to watch that movie.
Staff: There are movie tickets available on that date. You can reserve six movie tickets for three Dragons and a Mermaid on October 15. The movie schedules for this movie are 10:00 a.m, 2:00 p.m and 6:00 p.m.
Robert: I’ll take the 2:00 pm please. How much is it?
Staff: Your tickets cost 60 dollars. Once you pay, cancellation is not allowed.
Robert: Okay. Here’s my payment. I can’t wait to tell my friends about this. I’m sure they will be happy.
Staff: I hope the movie will live up to your hype. Here are your movie tickets. Don’t forget to bring them on October 15. See you.
CHECK YOUR UNDERSTANDING

Please answer the questions based on the dialogue.
ANSWER

1. What is the name of the movie that Robert will watch with his friends?
Answer:
2. Was Robert able to reserve six movie tickets?
Answer:

REVIEW

Now, let us review your answers.
(Please review your student’s answers by sending the correct answers in complete sentences. After that, ask your student to read aloud his or her corrected answers.)
ANSWERS
1. The name of the movie is Three Dragons and a Mermaid.
2. Yes, Robert was able to reserve six movie tickets.

GUESS THE MEANING

Choose the correct meaning of the underlined word in each sentence. Choose the correct answers from the box below.

ANSWER

1. The mall has posted online that online movie reservations are unavailable until tomorrow due to technical problem impoverished population.
a. a type of film
b. a kind of procedure that someone makes in advance
c. a kind of behavior after watching a movie
2. Anna is happy that she got to buy a movie ticket before it got sold out.
a. unavailable
b. empty
c. populated
3. James is furious at his cousin, John, for always asking questions while they were watching a movie.
a. funny
b. depressed
c. extremely angry

REVIEW

Now, let us review your answers.
(Please review your student’s answers by sending the correct answers in complete sentences. After that, ask your student to read aloud his or her corrected answers.)
ANSWERS
1. b
2. a
3. c

CONVERSATION PRACTICE

Now, I will ask you some questions. Please answer in complete sentences.

ANSWER

1. What movie do you think lived up to your hype?
Answer:
2. What movie genre do you like the most?
Answer:
3. Why do you think many people like horror movies?
Answer:

CONVERSATION PRACTICE

Now, you will ask me questions. Please ask me questions using the items given.

ANSWER

1. watch movies alone or with others
Tutor’s answer:
2. horror or romantic movies
Tutor’s answer:
3. most interesting movies
Tutor’s answer:

REVIEW

Now, let us review your answers.
(Please review your student’s answers by sending the correct answers in complete sentences. After that, ask your student to read aloud his or her corrected answers.)

REVIEW AND FEEDBACK

Now, let us review the things that you learned in this lesson.
(Please give a short feedback on how your student did on your class.)
Grammar Pronunciation Vocabulary Comprehension
GOOD Was able to speak in complete sentences with minimal grammatical errors. Was able to pronounce most of the words clearly and correctly. Used appropriate expressions learned in class. Was able to understand the passages and answer the questions correctly.

FAIR
Was able to speak in complete sentences with evident grammatical errors. Mispronounced a few words. Used appropriate expressions learned in class and made a few errors in word choice. Had a little difficulty in understanding passages and answering questions.

POOR
Was able to speak using words only. Mispronounced most of the words. Used only a few words and expressions. Had a hard time understanding passages and answering questions.