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Cinema Vs Theatre

Introduction

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Both the cinema and the theatre are very popular places that people like to go. The theatre has been around for hundreds of years and is a much more traditional option whereas the cinema has only been around in the last century. Although both are very popular people tend to have a preference as to which they prefer.

Vocabulary

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  • cinema (adjective)
  • theatre (adjective)
  • take into account (adjective)
  • preference (adjective)
  • prefer (adjective)
  • popular (adjective)

The Question

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Do you prefer the cinema or the theatre?

Additional Questions

Keep the conversation going with these follow questions related to Cinema Vs Theatre
  • When was the last time you went to the cinema?
  • When was the last time you went to the theatre?
  • How often do you go to the cinema?
  • How often do you go to the theatre?
  • What do you like and dislike about the cinema?
  • What do you like and dislike about the theatre?
  • Taking everything into account do you prefer the cinema or the theatre?

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