Today in the Fun Easy English classroom you are going to begin Love and Relationship Month,
talking about the Sex and the City movie. Yeah this movie came out
awhile ago but it is still a good representation of relationships in
America. Study this lesson with someone you love and wait for the
fireworks to go off. lol.
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Hi. In the classroom today you will learn a few facts about the Sex
and the City movie.
Sex and the City is a 2008 American romantic comedy.
The film is an adaptation of the HBO comedy series of the same name.
The HBO comedy series is based on the novel of the same name by
The movie is about four female friends dealing with their lives as
40-something year olds in New York City.
The movie and comedy series contain discussions about romance and
The world premiere took place in London on May 12th, 2008, and
premiered on May 30th, 2008 in the United States.
The movie was filmed in New York between September and December
The filming locations included a number of places around Manhattan,
Filming of the movie was continually interrupted by paparazzi and
Efforts were taken in order to keep the plot of the film in secrecy,
including filming multiple endings.
Many people had strong opinions about the movie.
What do you think of the Sex and the City movie?
Until next time.
Sex and the City Movie Trailer
Sex and the City. A 2008 American
romantic comedy. The movie is about four female friends dealing with
their lives as 40-something year olds in New York City. The movie
contains discussions about romance and sexuality. The following
video was a trailer (preview) for the movie. Try to understand as
much of the movie trailer as possible. Use a
to look up words you do not understand.
YOUR Teacher:Sex and
the City Movie (a funny story)
Many years ago I decided to take my girlfriend Akiko,
who is now my wife, to a local shopping mall in San
Diego, California to see the
Sex and the City movie. This seemed like the perfect
date movie and I was sure there would be a lot of
couples there. As it turned out I was pretty much the
only guy who showed up. A bit embarrassing but received
tons of nice comments from the other ladies who were in
line to see the show.
do you think of the Sex and the City movie?
The movie, Sex and the City, is one of those movies
people really either like or hate. Decide if you like the movie
on the survey below.
The following classroom lessons are great for students
who want additional conversation, listening, and reading
Conversation Lesson -
Beginner Level. Let's
Learn English conversation lesson
with a conversation video, a video script, audio
listening practice, video speaking practice, video
pronunciation practice, a new
words section, and a writing activity.
34 - What Will I Do?
Conversation, Listening, Reading)
In this lesson Anna wants to go to a Halloween party.
But she needs a costume. Will her friend Genie help her
find the right one?
Watch the video and then do the activities on this page.
Anna: Hello! Halloween is very popular in the United States.
Anna: Children trick-or-treat. They ask people for candy. Children and adults
wear costumes and go to parties!
Anna: In fact, there is a Halloween party tonight. I need my friend, Genie.
Genie: Hi, Anna! What do you need?
Anna: Tonight, there is a Halloween party.
Genie: I love Halloween! Are you going?
Anna: I might go. I might not go. I don’t have a costume. Can you help me?
Genie: Dress as a genie!
Anna: Great idea! I can do a genie trick like read minds!
Genie: Anna, be careful. Things might go wrong.
Anna: What can go wrong?
Anna: Hey, look! I’m a genie! This is going to be fun!
Genie: Remember, Anna. Be careful!
Anna: Don’t worry, Genie! I will!
Rebecca: Excuse me, are you really a mind reader?
Anna: I might be.
Rebecca: Okay, tell me what I am thinking.
Anna: Sure! First, what do you do?
Rebecca: I study. I'm a junior in college.
Anna: What do you study?
Rebecca: I study journalism.
Anna: Okay. Wait. You are thinking … you will graduate from college in about one
Rebecca: Well, yeah. That’s the plan. I told you, I’m a junior in college.
Anna: Right, um, wait. There’s more. You are thinking … you might get a job
writing the news.
Rebecca: I MIGHT get a job writing the news? I MIGHT! That means I might not.
And I'm studying really hard.
Anna: No, no, no, no. Uh, no, you will! You WILL get a job writing the news.
Rebecca: I will?
Anna: You will.
Rebecca: I will. I think.
Anna: 'Bye. Happy to help!
Kaveh: Can you really read minds?
Anna: I might.
Kaveh: Well, today, I will ask my girlfriend to marry me. What am I thinking?
Anna: Wait. Wait, you are thinking ... you might have a wedding very soon!
Kaveh: Might? MIGHT? She won’t say "no," will she?
Anna: No, no! She WILL say “yes”!
Kaveh: I will have a wedding, won’t I?
Anna: You will. You will!
Kaveh: Thanks. I think.
Anna: Good luck!
Anna: This is hard. Genie! Genie!
Genie: Anna, what’s wrong?
Anna: I don’t want to be a genie for Halloween. I might not go to the party.
Genie: Of course you will go. I have another costume for you!
Anna: I’m a rock star! You read my mind!
Genie: No. You told me you like rock music.
Anna: Oh, right. Well, I love it!
Genie: Have fun, Anna!
Anna: Thanks, Genie!!
Anna: I am ready for the Halloween party! But I am not going to read minds. I
might play some rock music! Or I might not. Until next time …
Now practice listening to only the audio portion of the conversation.
Learn the new words for this lesson. Then, learn how to talk about the future in
two ways. You can use the modal verb "will" or the modal verb "might."
Use this video to learn a stress pattern to show strong emotion with the modal
n. a sweet food made with sugar or chocolate
n. school that offers courses leading to a
degree (such as a bachelor's degree or an associate's degree)
n. the clothes that are worn by someone (such
as an actor) who is trying to look like a different person or thing
v. to put clothes on (yourself or someone else)
n. a woman with whom someone is having a
v. to earn a degree or diploma from a school,
college, or university
n. the night of October 31 when children dress
up as ghosts, witches or monsters, and go to houses to ask for candy
n. the activity or job of collecting, writing,
and editing news stories for newspapers, magazines, television, or radio
n. US: a student in the third of four years in
a high school or college
v. to become the husband or wife of (someone)
or to become joined with (someone) in marriage
modal. used to say that something is possible
n. the part of a person that thinks, reasons,
feels, and remembers
rock star -
n. a person who plays a kind of popular music
with a strong beat that is played on instruments that are made louder
v. to form or have (a particular thought) in
n. something that causes confusion or that
makes something seem different from what it actually is
expression. a custom on Halloween in which
children knock on people's doors and say “trick or treat” when the doors are
opened to ask for candy
n. a ceremony at which two people are married
to each other
What do you think about your future? Where might you
live and work in five years? What might happen in your
life? Write about it in the Facebook Comments section
below. Then practice talking about the important things
that happen in our lives.
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