My Favourite Movie

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Type: Vocabulary
Originally published on October 15, 2020 and last updated on July 18, 2023

For English learners, delving into the world of their beloved films can be an exciting way to enhance language skills. Exploring plotlines, characters and dialogues in their favourite movie opens doors to vocabulary expansion, improved listening comprehension and enhanced conversational abilities. Analysing scenes and discussing personal preferences nurtures critical thinking and communication.

Embracing this topic not only sparks enthusiasm but also provides a practical approach to mastering English, making the language learning journey enjoyable and rewarding.

Instructions:
Go through the vocabulary below with your students and ask them to try and use this vocabaulry where possible when discussing the different conversation questions.

About My Favourite Movie

Everyone enjoys a great movie, whether it be at the cinema or on the sofa at home. Most people have a favourite movie that they could happily watch many times without getting bored.

The reasons why people choose a particular movie as their favourite are often very different. Some appreciate the story while others the special effects. Whatever the reason, deciding what movie is your absolute favourite is not always an easy task!

Useful Vocabulary

Try and use the following vocabulary when answering the question. Click to look up the definition in the dictionary

  • movie (noun)
  • film (noun)
  • watch (verb)
  • enjoy (verb)
  • cinema (noun)
  • sofa (noun)
  • favourite (adjective)

Conversation Questions

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  • What is one of your favourite movies?
  • Why is it your favourite?
  • Can you tell us a little bit about it?
  • Have you watched your favorite movie more than once? How many times?
  • Would you recommend your favourite movie to others? Why or why not?
  • What type of movie do you enjoy the most?
  • What other films do you like? Why?
  • What makes a movie great?
  • What films have you seen that you didn’t like? Why?
  • Is it better to watch movies in the cinema or at home? Why?
  • Do you prefer watching movies dubbed in your language or in the original version with subtitles?
  • Are movies a good way to learn about different cultures?
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Gregory
This conversation topic was prepared by Gregory

Gregory is a qualified TEFL teacher who has been teaching English as a Foreign Language (ESL) for over a decade. He has taught in-person classes in Spain and to English learners around the world online.