Today in the Fun Easy English classroom you are going to learn about the
guys of the Sex and the City movie.
Hey these guys became very popular because of this movie and the Sex
and the City television show. Women who really liked the television
show and the movie picked a guy who became their favorite. Who is
your favorite Sex and the City guy?
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Hi. In the classroom today you will learn a few facts about the men
in the Sex and the City movie.
Sex and the City is 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 contained discussions about romance and sexuality.
The actors and their roles are as follows.
Chris Noth played John James "Mr. Big" Preston, the boyfriend, and
then husband, of Carrie Bradshaw.
Jason Lewis played Smith Jerrod, the boyfriend of Samantha Jones.
Evan Handler played Harry Goldenblatt, the husband of Charlotte York
David Eigenberg played Steve Brady, the boyfriend, and then husband,
of Miranda Hobbes.
Who is your favorite Sex and the City guy?
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 Guys
Many women in America soon picked their favorite Sex and
the City guy after watching the television series and
the movie. I personally liked the
Evan Handler character, Harry Goldenblatt, the husband of Charlotte York
Goldenblatt. He was always a gentleman and very good to his wife.
is your favorite Sex and the City guy?
The movie, Sex and the City, featured four men. Decide who you like the most
on the survey below.
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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.
In this lesson Anna and Marsha are planning a dinner
party. But Anna comes home from the store with some
unusual foods for dinner.
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Anna: Hi there! Washington, D.C. has many fun places to eat. But, sometimes it's
more fun to cook. In fact, tonight Marsha and I are cooking for friends. Well,
she is cooking. I am doing the shopping.
(phone rings) It’s Marsha. Hi, Marsha.
Marsha: Hi, Anna. Do you have the shopping list?
Anna: Yes, I told you: I have the shopping list. Can you hear it?
Marsha: Okay, good. I hear the list. Anna, please buy all the ingredients on the
Anna: Yes, Marsha, I will.
Marsha: And do not spend too much time shopping.
Anna: No, Marsha, I won’t. See you later.
Anna: Sometimes, Marsha worries too much. I love shopping! And, I did not spend
too much money. Oh, no! But I did spend too much time! I have to return home
Marsha: Anna, what took you so long? Our guests will be here soon!
Anna: Don’t worry, Marsha. I bought everything on the list.
Marsha: Let me see. You bought a bunch of bananas, a box of pancake mix, a bag
of coffee … Anna, this is all wrong!
Anna: What do you mean wrong? I bought a jar of peanut butter and a loaf of
bread … no, wait … two loaves of bread.
Marsha: Anna, these are the wrong ingredients!
Anna: These ingredients are all on the list! I took this list from the counter.
Marsha: Anna, this is the shopping list for breakfast. I said, take the shopping
list - on the refrigerator - for dinner!
Anna: Marsha, there was no shopping list - on the refrigerator - for dinner!
Marsha: Oh no! It’s on the floor!!
Anna/Marsha: Ahh!!! Ahh!!!
Marsha: What are we going to do?
Anna: When do our guests arrive?
Marsha: They arrive in 30 minutes!
Anna: I can fix this. Do you trust me?
Marsha: Do I have to?
(The story continues in the next lesson)
Now practice listening to only the audio portion of the conversation.
In this video, learn about using measure words, like "jar of" and "bag of."
Use this video to learn about the reduced pronunciation of the word "of" before
n. a long curved fruit with a thick peel that
is yellow when it is ripe
v. past tense of buy: to get (something) by
paying money for it
n. a container that is made of a hard material
(such as wood, metal, or cardboard) and that usually has four straight sides
n. a baked food made from a mixture of flour
n. a group of things of the same kind that are
held or tied together or that grow together
n. a long, flat surface on which food is
prepared in a kitchen
n. the part of a room on which you stand
n. one of the things that are used to make a
food or product
n. a glass container that has a wide opening
and usually a lid
n. an amount of bread that has been baked in a
long, round, or square shape (plural: loaves)
n. a dry mixture of ingredients that is sold in
one package and used for making something (such as a type of food)
n. a thin, flat, round cake that is made by
cooking batter on both sides in a frying pan or on a hot surface
peanut butter -
n. a creamy food made from peanuts
shopping list -
n. a list of things to be bought at a shop or
v. past tense of tell: to give information to
(someone) by speaking or writing
v. to believe that someone or something is
reliable, good, honest, or effective
Do you like shopping for food? What do you like to make
for a dinner with guests? Write about it in the Facebook
Comments section below. Then practice talking about
foods and measure words.
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