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May 3, 2011

Famous Movies

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Glossary
classify verb/ to divide (things) into groups according to type
adventure noun/ an unusual, exciting and possibly dangerous activity such as a journey or experience, or the excitement produced by such an activity
film noun/ a series of moving pictures, usually shown in a cinema or on television and often telling a story
intend verb/ to have as a plan or purpose
direct verb/ to order someone, especially officially to tell the actors in a film or play what to do
genetic adjective/ belonging or relating to genes (= parts of the DNA in cells) received by each animal or plant from its parents
clone noun/ a plant or animal which has the same genes as the original from which it was produced

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Famous Movies : Famous movie is a popular and Movie which many people saw

Our topic is Famous movies, we will classify the movies by genre.
First SF or Science Fiction movie is a type of film that is based on imagined scientific discoveries of the future, and often deals with space travel and life on other planets. For example, Jurassic park. [1] *Jurassic park is a 1993 American science fiction adventure film directed by Steven Spielberg and based on the novel of the same name by Michael Crichton. The film centers on the fictional Isla Nublar near Costa Rica in the Central American Pacific Coast, where a billionaire philanthropist and a small team of genetic scientists have created an amusement park of cloned dinosaurs.*

Second, Horror movies are scary movies. For example, Scream, Ring and the Grudge. A Thriller is a movie with an exciting story. especially one about crime or spying like Jaws. [2] Jaws is directed by steven Spielberg in 1978. In the beach which called Amity in New England some people were attacked by a shark. If someone should kill a shark, they would receive reward so many shark hunters go to the sea which shark stay.

An Action movie is a film that has a lot of exciting action and adventure like Rocky, Rambo. [3] Rambo is a famous action film. **The film is about a former U.S. soldier, John Rambo, who is hired by a church pastor to help rescue a group of missionaries who were kidnapped by men from a brutal Burmese military regime.**

A Comedy is a film that is intended to be funny, usually with a happy ending like Home alone.

Reference
[1] http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jurassic_Park_(film)
[2] http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jaws_(film)
[3] http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rambo_(film)

Question
– What’s your favorite movie genre? why?

–> What’s your favorite movie genre? Why?

– Who’s your favorite actor or actress? why?

–> Who’s your favorite actor or actress? Why?

– What movie impressed you the most? why?

–> What movie impressed you the most? Why?

– If you were an actor, what role would you want? why?

–> If you were an actor, what role would you want? Why?

Class #29 Group 4
서중원
신민재
서진영
손경찬

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Teacher’s Note:

* plagiarized from here

** plagiarized from here

I have chosen the following three vocabulary items to be on Written Test #2:

1. classify: (verb) to divide (things) into groups according to type

2. genetic: (adjective) belonging or relating to the parts of the DNA in cells which received by each animal or plant from its parents

3. clone: (noun) a plant or animal which has the same genes as the original from which it was produced

I have chosen the following discussion question to be on the Final Speaking Test.

– If you were an actor, what role would you want? Why?

Remember to stress it properly.

– If you were an actor, what role would you want? Why?

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