A Film about a Real Person
Describe a film about a real person or event that you have watched.
You should say:
when (and where) you saw this film
what person or event the film was about
what happened in the film
and explain how you felt about this film.
Part 3 Film-watching Preferences in Your Country
1. What kinds of films are most popular in your country?
2. What kinds of films do young people (i.e., people aged 15 to 25) like to watch?
3. What kinds of films do children (i.e., people aged 4 to 12) like to watch?
4. What kinds of films do you prefer to watch?
5. Do you think films have much influence on young people?
6. What about children – what impact do films have on children?
7. Do you think films that show violence can affect children?
8. Do you think parents should supervise what films their children watch?
9. Do you ever learn anything from watching a film?
10. Do you think that you can learn about other (foreign) cultures from watching films?
11. In what ways can a country’s culture be represented in a film?
12. To what extent do films influence a country’s culture?
13. How could a film enrich (or, strengthen) a country’s culture?
The Film Industry
1. In your opinion, what is a “good” film (and what is a “bad” film)?
2. In your opinion, what is a “successful” film?
3. Do you think it’s necessary for film-makers to spend a lot of money in order to produce a successful (or, a good) film?
4. Do you think we will continue to have cinemas in the future?
5. In the future, do you think that cinemas will be replaced by DVD’s (and/or films downloaded off the internet)?
6. What do you think would be the result if everyone watched films on DVD (instead of going to the cinema)?