Sunday, 20 March 2016

IELTS Speaking - Books and Films (Vocabulary)

an action film - a film with fast moving scenes, often containing violence
to be based on - to use as a model
a box office hit - a financially successful film
a blockbuster - a film that is a big commercial sucess
the central character - the main person in a film/book
to get a good/bad review - to receive positive or negative feedback
to go on general release - when a film can be seen by the general public
a low budget film - a film made with a small amount of money
on the big screen - at the cinema
to see a film - to see a film at the cinema
to watch a film - to watch a film on TV
the setting - where the action takes place
soundtrack - the music that accompanies a film
special effects - the visuals or sounds that are added to a film which are difficult to produce naturally

genre - a style of literature
bedtime reading - something to read before sleeping
to be a big reader - someone who reads a lot
to be heavy-going - difficult to read
a classic - of the highest quality
to come highly recommended - to be praised by another person
couldn't put it down - wasn't able to stop reading a book
an e-book - a digital book
to flick through - to look quickly through a book
a historical novel - a story set in the past
hardback - a book with a rigid cover
paperback - a book with a flexible cover
a page turner - a book that you want to keep reading
plot - the main events in a book/film
to read from cover to cover - to read a book from the first page to the last
to take a book from the library - to borrow a book

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