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Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol

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Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol
《不可能的任务:鬼影行动》

Date: Feb 01 2012

Themes: Pop Culture

Grammar: Present Perfect Tense

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Of all the jobs you could have, none of them seem quite as cool as being a spy. You get to go undercover, test out the latest high-tech spy gadgets, take on different identities and maybe even go rogue. At least, that’s how the movies make it look.

In the new movie Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol, Tom Cruise is back as agent Ethan Hunt, the coolest spy of them all. But when Hunt and his team get blamed for a bombing, they have to go rogue in order to prove their innocence. Find out why the new Mission Impossible has Amy thinking about becoming a spy.

在所有工作中,再没有比间谍工作更酷更帅的了。你可以当卧底,测试最新的高科技间谍装备,冒充不同身份甚至可能违背训练准则。至少,这就是影片呈现的效果。
在新电影《不可能的任务:鬼影行动》中,汤姆·克鲁斯 (Tom Cruise) 依旧扮演探员伊森·亨特,他是间谍当中最冷酷的一个角色。但是当亨特和团队受到炸弹指控时,他们不得不违背训练准则以证明自己的清白。找出新电影《不可能的任务》令艾米想当间谍的原因。

Dialog

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Amy

Amy

Mason

Mason

Amy:  Have you seen the new Mission Impossible, Mason?

Mason:  I haven’t yet. I kinda want to. I was a little surprised that they brought that one back after so long.

Amy:  I know. Tom Cruise, he just keeps on giving.

Mason:  It seems that people just never get tired of spy movies and that whole world of espionage.

Amy:  I think so, and I think…like, I just watched The Dark Knight, the Batman movie, and I think partly it’s the gadgets. Spy gadgets are so fun.

Mason:  For sure.

Amy:  And the crazy things they do in order to get information, or in order to break in to a place. Like in the new Mission Impossible, there’s a scene where Tom Cruise is on the outside of the tallest building in the world. And it just looks so crazy and fun. It kind of makes me want to be a spy.

Mason:  Oh really?

Amy:  Mm-hmm.

Mason:  I don’t know if I could cut it.

Amy:  Do you think…so you think it would be the physical stuff that would be hard, or do you think…

Mason:  Oh yeah. I could totally get down with all the betrayal and, like, double-secret-agent, triple-agent. No problem. Really the physical activity is what’s gonna keep me out of the profession.

Amy:  But, like, are you a good enough liar to be a spy?

Mason:  Well, how about this. I actually have seen Mission Impossible, and you believed me this whole time.

Amy:  Woah.

 

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Discussion

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Amy asks Mason if he has seen Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol. He says he hasn’t seen it, but he would like to.

Mason says that people love spy movies. Amy thinks that is because of all the cool spy gadgets. She says the movies make it look really fun and exciting to be a spy.

Mason says he isn’t sure if he would be a good spy. He thinks it would be too physically challenging. But he wouldn’t have any trouble lying. In fact, he tells Amy that he was lying when he told her he hadn’t seen the Mission Impossible film. She believed him, so maybe he would make a good spy, after all.

Do you like spy movies? Do you think you would make a good spy?

 

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La Princesse de la vie

Egypt

I like some of spy movies.. at the moment I don’t remember but Salt that movie of Angelina Jolie.......


Well, I don’t think it fits me to be a spy.. But when I watch one of those movies, I become so interested and try to imagine myself at the same place… :D



05:21 AM Aug 23 2012 |

meere

meere

Oman

I do like this kind of movies :) i guess i can’t ba aspy ever lol cuz i don’t have the skills to be so 

04:11 PM May 25 2012 |

santino6250

United States

thanks i liike this post , this post is very nice i like it.. i am planing to watch Journey 2 The Mysterious Island Movie online ....



watch Journey 2 The Mysterious Island online

08:09 AM Feb 07 2012 |

Mexican Curious

Mexico

Oh yea… They would be a good dessert!!!

04:25 PM Feb 02 2012 |

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snoopyboy

snoopyboy

Antarctica

Thanks for your Offer Mex Curious,


 but I think some maggots would be better, they easier to swallow


:)

04:22 PM Feb 02 2012 |

Mexican Curious

Mexico

Snoopyboy, would you like some cockroach? I’m taking breakfast… They are exquisiti crispy… JAJAJAJAJAJAJA Giuuuu!!!!!!

04:19 PM Feb 02 2012 |

snoopyboy

snoopyboy

Antarctica

I like joking too, Mex curious! :


we are mice? I like to break a sweat in my custom made rodent wheel ( joke)..but


I have a flying saucer in  my garage,and it’s no joke. let’s just keep that between us, ok?


: )

04:15 PM Feb 02 2012 |

Mexican Curious

Mexico

Snoopyboy:


You could be an alien too… We could be an alien experiment, we could be as mices, being watched…


Really, i choose the fact that we are God’s Sons… Trying to make better this world!  But, i like joking  every time =P jejeje

04:04 PM Feb 02 2012 |

snoopyboy

snoopyboy

Antarctica

Mexican Curious , you are  a mysterious being.


Or  could it be you’re just too eager to see “Men in Black 3” ?


Emi0808, your experience with the undeads, scared me


:  )


 

03:40 PM Feb 02 2012 |

branden

branden

South Korea

I really like spy movie, I have seen bon series~ it’s cool, really awesome movie,


especially, Matt Damon’s action was really fantastic. 

02:03 PM Feb 02 2012 |

santino6250

United States

 watch this movie , this movie is very interesting movie, i like this movie..


watch The Innkeepers online | download The Innkeepers Movie

09:34 AM Feb 02 2012 |

Mexican Curious

Mexico

We are not alone in this world!


I could be an alien trying to speak english, hidden in a Mexican who does not know he is really an alien. Who could know?

05:02 AM Feb 02 2012 |

emi0808

emi0808

Philippines

@ Mexican Curious I believe that UFO is real. They are everywhere if you will look at the dark skies its just they are very hard to catch and identify:D

04:27 AM Feb 02 2012 |

emi0808

emi0808

Philippines

@ julito hehe yeah I have a lot of experiences to tell lolz:p

04:24 AM Feb 02 2012 |

Mexican Curious

Mexico

Hi jass

12:14 AM Feb 02 2012 |

jassmina

Morocco

hi

12:04 AM Feb 02 2012 |

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Mexican Curious

Mexico

Emi0808


In México often comes a ” Philippine ghost” named “Manny Pacquiao” and wins championships from mexican boxer jajaja. Just kidding!



Have ever seen a UFO?


 

11:09 PM Feb 01 2012 |

 julito

julito

Argentina

EMI0808,   Wow, you have had   such weird experiences. This is a case for Ghost Hunters International.

10:52 PM Feb 01 2012 |

emi0808

emi0808

Philippines

Very interesting topic again. I do love spy movies full of action and thriller… Such as CSI, ghost busters, The Italian Job and Psych. I remember when I was 17 years I celebrated my brithday together with my 3 friends in an abandon hospital where a lot of people believes that there are many strange and scary things that you will see there because its a very old hospital where they admitted a lot of wounded and dying soldiers there from a war and a lot of them past away there and they also burried them in the underground of the hospital. I also heard that a lot of crime happened in that hospital like they killed some people in the basement of the hospital. so We went there because I want to have an extra ordinary and adventurous birthday experience like being a spy to see if its true that there are many ghost that will show up in the hospital (for a change) and its too cool for me hehe. the hospital is a huge 5 storey building so went at around 12:00 midnight in the first floor up to the 5th floor we felt extra ordinary feeling and I got goosebumps because its like there’s someone watching us and following us while we’re walking around the hospital it was so scary but exciting:D


we saw shadows and experienced weird things thats caused us getting a goosebumps then finally we got on the roof deck and there the view on the top of the building was very nice and when the wind blows it felt so good. its such a memorable experience to me that i can never forget:)

10:47 PM Feb 01 2012 |

 julito

julito

Argentina

LESYA ,  I am so sorry to let you down guys , sometimes I need to work, otherwise  I will  not be able to pay my debts  and therefore having to go out in the street  in the  disguise  of an undercover agent  to fool my creditors Cry

08:28 PM Feb 01 2012 |

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