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Scary Movies

Scary Movies

Date: Oct 30 2002

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Tommorrow is Halloween! Some people like to watch scary movies and dress up in costumes. Find out what Anna thinks about scary movies!

Dialog

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2. Study - Read the dialog again to see how the vocab words are used.

Miguel

Miguel

Anna

Anna

Miguel:  Halloween’s coming up Anna, are you gonna watch any scary movies to freak yourself out?

Anna:  No way! Scary movies give me nightmares.

Miguel:  You’re not a scary movie fan?

Anna:  I have a morbid fascination with scary movies. Like, I’ll see them a year after their release, but I’ve got to hear all about them first. But no way will I see one over Halloween.

Miguel:  Whoa, that’s good to know, so what’s a movie that’s really scared you? Silence of the Lambs, but a friend told me the entire plot before I saw it, so I wouldn’t be freaked out about it in the theater.

Miguel:  So, did you like it or is it like a thing where you just like to see it cause you know it’s scary?

Anna:  I think as much as I say I hate to be scared, I just like to see it for the scary factor so I’ll be frightened. But I hate to be frightened so I don’t understand myself.

 

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Discussion

When it comes to scary movies, I feel the same as Anna. I really don’t like to watch them. Sometimes I will work up the nerve and watch a horror movie, but I always get so jumpy that I can’t fall asleep. With the special effects used in the movies, they can make anything look real. It’s pretty creepy sometimes!
I hope you all have a Happy Halloween. Check out the Eavesdropping lesson this week to find out my Halloween costume.
See ya soon,
Nedra

 

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honghua

honghua

Egypt

I THINK ITISNOT GOOD TO SLEEP AFTER WHATCHING ascarey movie ,you must haveanightmares.

09:25 PM Dec 23 2007 |

siavish

Pakistan

i like scary movies

its very interesting for me when ithink what wil happen next

05:17 AM Dec 23 2007 |

hany issa

hany issa

Egypt

good

11:45 AM Dec 20 2007 |

aliena

China

It's quite a hard situation for me, i like watching horror movies, but they really freak me out and give me nightmares. And during which, my heart beat so fast that i can't help screaming out that is embarrassing.

02:12 AM Dec 20 2007 |

fancybuffy

Philippines

Me too! I love watching horror movies, it's my way of coping stress and it helps me a lot. If I have a problem I just watch movies and that's it I temporarily forget my worries!!!! I really do love Chinese, Korean and Japanese movies because there is always a puzzle I like their way of creating horror movies.

09:02 AM Dec 19 2007 |

Dr REC

Dr REC

Algeria

just funny

08:43 PM Dec 16 2007 |

acne

acne

China

i think suspence films are more scary than just horrible films.

04:10 AM Dec 16 2007 |

Adwoa Anima

Ghana

am not a real fan of scary movies am scared sometimes but is really fan to watch with all those scary characters but is cool watching it anyway

04:08 PM Dec 14 2007 |

cleverheart123

Egypt

Yeah me too feels like anna, i love horror movies but i can't sleep after them.. in past i watched horror movies and  it wan fun but after i saw a movie called the ring i didn't watch any horror movie..

sometimes i want to see a movie just to prove to myself that i'm brave 

10:03 AM Nov 25 2007 |

Michellita

Michellita

Brazil

Hehehe! I LOVE scary movies! Silence of the Lambs is an awesome movie!

10:19 PM Oct 11 2007 |

Josh K

Josh K

Guatemala

too much fear

12:40 AM May 03 2007 |

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