Colourful Language and Being More Expressive
Find out how expressive you are ! Match the words with their definitions below :
|1) Stunning||a) Makes you feel emotional|
|2) Gripping||b) Not as good as you were told|
|3) Convincing||c) Shockingly impressive|
|4) Tedious||d)Feel realistic|
|5)Thought-provoking||e) Very exciting|
|6) Moving||f) Makes you think|
|7) Overrated||g) Makes you want to watch/read|
|8) Compelling||h) Very funny|
|9) Hilarious||i) Extremely boring|
Now complete the sentences below using each of the words above
1. I read that ‘Titanic’ was great but when I saw it I felt it was overrated by the film reviews. I sat there watching a lot of special effects without feeling interested and found it all ___________.
2.Although the special effects are basic, the threat of the shark in ‘Jaws’ is really _____________. As you hear the music and it approaches its next victim, the tension is also absolutely ____________.
3.‘Cinema Paradiso’ is a _______________ film as you want to know more and more about the main character’s early life. Its love story is also deeply _________________.
4.The scenery in James Bond films is often _____________ – set against mountains, views from the tops of skyscrapers or even locations on islands of paradise.
5. ‘Toni Erdman’ is a comedy which is sometimes __________ as it will make you laugh. However, it is also a __________________ comment on how parents’ relationships with their adult children can change.
Result down below
1C 2E 3D 4I 5F 6A 7 B 8G 9H
1 overrated ; tedious.
2 convincing; gripping.
3 ‘ compelling ; moving.
5 hilarious; thought-provoking
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