Easy English listening Lesson 29 – Movies

I go to the movies almost every week.
Sometimes, I rent movies from the video store.
My favorite films are action films.
I like to watch car chases.
I like it when the bad guy has a shootout with the good guys.
I like the good guys to win.
I also like science fiction movies.
I like things that take place in the future.
I like movies that have aliens from different planets in them.
Some of the science fiction movies can be silly and unbelievable.
I don’t like those ones.
My mother likes dramas.
She has a lot of favorite actors and actresses.
She sometimes watches sad movies that make her cry.
She also likes comedies.
She laughs out loud if a comedy is very funny.
My father likes horror movies.
He likes movies with monsters in them.
He also likes thrillers.
I have watched some thrillers that keep you tense and on the edge of your seat.
Sometimes, I have to shut my eyes if the movie gets too scary.
My brother likes animated films.
In animated films, there are no actors, just cartoon characters.
My brother goes to the movies on Saturday afternoons with his friends.
He goes to the matinee.
He gets popcorn, candy and pop.
He usually comes back with a stomach ache because he eats so much.
Sometimes, my father watches documentaries.
Documentaries are about real things.
You can learn a lot from watching a documentary.
I watch documentaries with him sometimes, but I would rather see a good action film.

Exercise for this lesson:

  1. How often does the author go to the movies?
  2. What types of movies does the author like, and why?
  3. What are some characteristics of the action films the author enjoys?
  4. What are the author’s mother’s favorite genres, and how does she react to them?
  5. What is the father’s preferred genre of movies, and why?
  6. What genre of movies does the author’s brother like, and when does he usually go to the movies?
  7. What does the brother typically do during his movie outings on Saturday afternoons?
  8. What are documentaries, and why does the father watch them?
  9. How does the author feel about documentaries compared to action films?
  10. What types of movies does the author find silly and unbelievable in the science fiction genre?

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