Vocabulary : Books and Films

Vocabulary : Books and Films
       An action movie: A type of film in which a lot of exciting things happen
        To be Engrossed in: completely focused on one thing
        Bedtime reading:story read or recounted to someone at bedtime.
        To be a Big Reader:whoever  who reads a lot
        To be Based on: use particular ideas or facts to make a decision
        A box office hit:  Financially successful film
        To be heavy-Going:Hard  to read
        A Blockbuster:  Movie that is a large commercial success
        To Catch the latest movie:Looks  a film that has just come out
        The Central character:character; hero in a film or book
        A classic: The highest quality
        To come highly recommended:  Praised by another person
        Couldn’t put it down:unable to stop reading it until you reach the end
        An e-book:Digital book
        An e-reader:Device for reading e-books
        To flick through:  look speedy through a book
        To get a good/bad review:Receive positive or negative feedback
        To go on general release:when a film can be seen by the common man
        hardback:  book with a rigid cover
        A historical novel:Story set in the past
        A low budget film:Film made with a small amount of money
        On the big screen: The cinema
        A page turner:Book that you want to keep reading
·                    Paperback:book with a flexible cover
        Plot:  Main events in a film or book
        to read something from cover to cover:  Read book from first page to the last
        The setting:where the action takes place
        Showings:performances of a film
        soundtrack:Music that accompanies a film

Vocabulary : Books and Films

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