Подборка заданий к популярным фильмам для отработки грамматики английского языка
Популярные фильмы интересно не только смотреть. Очень многие ученики замечают значительный прогресс в освоении английского языка, если начинают смотреть фильмы в оригинале. В статье разбираем, что преподаватели могут предложить взрослым ученикам для презентации и отработки грамматических единиц.
1. Thor: Ragnarok
Watch the extract (time 1:25-2:12) and fill in the gaps:
Dr. Strange: I keep a watch list of individuals and beings from other reals that may be a threat to this world. And your adoptive brother Lokki is one of those beings. Why bring him here?
Thor: We’re looking for my father.
Dr. Strange: So if I _____ (were to tell) you where Odin was, all parties concerned would promptly return to Asgard?
Dr. Strange: Great! Then I’ll help you.
Thor: If you _____ (knew) where he was why _____ (didn’t you call) me?
Dr. Strange: I have to tell you he was adamant that not be disturbed. Your father said he had chosen to remain in exile. And you don’t have a phone.
Thor: No, I don’t have a phone but you could have sent an electronic letter that’s called an email.
Dr. Strange: Year. Do you have a computer?
Thor: No. What for?
Дополнительно рекомендуем идеи из статей:
Answer the questions.
- What grammar are the sentences you’ve filled in? (Key: Second Conditional)
- Look at two examples below and explain their difference. Why do you think Dr. Strange used example B? (Key: To emphasize that the action is unreal, hypothetical)
A. If I told you where Odin was, all parties concerned would promptly return to Asgard.
B. If I were to tell you where Odin was, all parties concerned would promptly return to Asgard.
Read the highlighted words and collocations and find among them synonyms to those:
a) immediately — …, b) be unbending — …, c) be deported — …, d) creatures — …, e) a list of people or things that can be dangerous thus demand being watched — … .
Key: a) promptly, b) be adamant, c) be (remain) in exile, d) beings, e) a watch list.
Watch the extract (time 2:50) and fill in the gaps:
Thor: We _____ (could have) just walked.
Dr. Strange: He _____ (’s waiting) for you.
Thor: All right.
Dr. Strange: Or, don’t forget your umbrella.
Thor: Sorry! Then I suppose I _____ (’ll leave) my brother back.
Lokki: I _____ (have been falling) for 30 minutes.
Dr. Strange: You can handle it from here.
Lokki: Handle me?!
Answer the questions:
- Why are these grammar rules used in every gap you’ve filled?
- Why is Lokki furious? What does “handle” mean in this context?
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2. King’s speech
Этот отрывок подойдет для учеников уровня Upper-Intermediate и Advanced для совершенствования навыка аудирования, а также для расширения словарного запаса.
Prince Albert George (his family calls him “Bertie”, he’s the future king George VI of the UK) is very nervous before his coronation the next day. He and his therapist Lionel Logue are in the hall of coronations, preparing for the ceremony. Albert has been working with Lionel for several months before to treat his disability. The future King is very nervous.
Watch, read and say what does the King blame Lionel for? (Key: Bertie is a stammerer, he hoped to be heeled from it absolutely but didn’t. He thinks Lionel didn’t help him and wasted his time)
Lionel: Lock me in a tower
King: I’d work if I could.
Lionel: On what charge?
King: Lord! With war looming you’ve saddled this nation with a voiceless king. You’ve destroyed the happiness of my family all for the sake of ensnaring a star patient you couldn’t possibly hope to assist. It’ll be like Mad King George the third, will be Mad King George the stammerer who let his people down so badly in the hour of need. What are you doing? Get up! You can’t sit there! Get up!
Lionel: Why not? It’s a chair.
King: That is not a chair. That is daddy’s st.Edward’s chair!
Lionel: People have signed their names there.
King: Chair is the seat on which every king or the queen
Lionel: That is a large rock.
King: That is the Stone of Scone and you are trivialising everything.
Lionel: I don’t care how many rules I ‘d say just a chair.
King: Listen to me!
Lionel: Listen to you but by what right?
King: My divine right if you must! I’m your king!
Lionel: No, you’re not! You told me so yourself that you didn’t want it. Why should I waste my time by listening to you?
King: Because I have a right.
Lionel: To me…
King: I have a voice!
Lionel: Yes, you do. You have such perseverance, Bertie. You’re the bravest man I know. You’ll make a bloody good king.
- Why do you think Albert blames Lionel?
- What does Albert think about himself as a king?
- Why do you think Lionel played his role to make the King lose his temper?
- Does Albert stammer when his is furious and shouting?
- Do you think Lionel succeeded in cheering the King up?
Find the words to the definitions:
- _____ (noun) A formal police statement saying that someone is accused of a crime.
- _____ (verb (participle)) Appearing as a large, often frightening or unclear shape or object.
- _____ smb. with smth. (verb) To give someone a responsibility or problem that they do not want and that will cause them a lot of work or difficulty.
- _____ (phrase) For the purpose of something.
- _____ (verb) To catch or get control of something or someone.
- _____ (noun) A person who to speak or say something with unusual pauses or repeated sounds, either because of speech problems or because of fear or nervousness.
- _____ (verb) To make something seem less important than it really is.
- _____ (collocation) A belief that a king or queen represents, and has been given power by God.
- _____ (noun) Continued effort to do or achieve something, even when this is difficult or takes a long time.
Key: 1. charge, 2. looming, 3. to saddle smb. with smth., 4. for the sake of, 5. to ensnare, 6. stammerer, 7. trivialize, 8. divine right, 9. perseverance.
3. Star Wars: A New Hope
Этот отрывок будет полезен студентам уровня Intermediate и Upper-Intermediate.
Watch the video and answer the questions:
- What does Luke know about who his father was?
- How does Obi-Wan explains why Luke’s uncle didn’t tell the truth about Luke’s father?
- What four things does Obi-Wan tell about Luke’s father?
- What gift does Obi-Wan give Luke?
- What was the role of the Jedi knights before dark times?
- What does Obi-Wan tell Luke about his father’s death?
- How does Obi-Wan explains what the Force is?
- Luke: No, my father didn’t fight in wars he was a navigator on spice freighter.
- Obi-Wan: That’s what your uncle told you. He didn’t hold with your fathers ideals, thought he should have stayed here and not gotten involved.
- He was a Jedi knight, the best star pilot in the Galaxy and a cunning warrior. And he was a good friend.
- His father’s lightsaber.
- For over a thousand of generations the Jedi knights were the guardians of peace and justice in the Old Republic.
- Obi-Wan: A young Jedi Dart Vader who was a pupil of mine before he turned to evil helped the Empire hunt down and destroy the Jedi knights. He betrayed and murdered your father.
- The Force is what gives the Jedies their power. It’s an energy field created by all living things it surrounds us, penetrates us and binds the Galaxy together.
Предложенные фильмы любимы массовой аудиторией, поэтому мы очень надеемся, что выполнив упражнения к отрывкам, ваши ученики захотят посмотреть эти или другие фильмы в оригинале. Давайте мотивировать наших студентов расти и развиваться!