Welcome to American English Conversation: Lesson 43. In this lesson you have 1 discussion topic to encourage conversation beyond this activity as well as a dialogue to practice, read, translate, pronounce in English, and read along with the video. Please focus and do your best so that you can learn and improve your listening, reading, pronunciation, and communication skills in English. Don’t forget to use the comments section below to share your thoughts and what you’ve learned today.
Part 1: Directions: Watch the video, read the text below, then translate the text in your primary language and read it again.
Many people go out to the movies. Today’s conversation topic is “After the Movie”. Imagine you’re out with friends at a movie theater and then discuss what to do next. What would you say? What would your friends say? Here are a few suggestions.
— You’re out at the movies with your date. After the movie ends, you discuss what to do next. What would you say? What would your date say?
— You’re out with your friends at the movies. Although you all ate a lot of popcorn and drank a lot of soft drinks, you’re still hungry. What would you talk about? What would your friends say?
— The movie theater has uncomfortable chairs. You need to stretch out and walk. After you finish the movie, you talk with your date about going to a nearby park to stretch your legs. What would you say? What would your date say?
Many people go out to the movies during evenings. What do you do after the movies end? Do you go out walking, or do you eat out at a restaurant?
PART 2 — DIRECTIONS: Read the dialogue below in English, then translate it and read it in your primary language.
Dialog 21: At the Movies
- Bob: We’d like two tickets for the 3:30 show, please.
- Ticket Sales: Here you go. Enjoy the movie!
[Inside the theater]
- Bob: Would you mind moving over one, so my friend and I can sit together?
- Woman: No, not at all.
- Bob: Thanks a lot!
PART 3 — DIRECTIONS: Watch, read-along, and pronounce with the video below a minimum of 2-3 times. After you finish, let us know what you learned via the comments section below.