What do you know about cinema?

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What do you
know about
cinema?
The XX century can be called “the century
of film making”. Cinema and TV films
have become an important part of our
life.
• Do you know who made the first film?
• What was it about?
Listen to the information and check if you
are right.
These words can be useful
Invent(or)
Motion-picture camera
Arrival
Towards
Ran out
Script to the text:
Although the greatest cinema empire is
Hollywood, the inventors of the cinema were
the French, not Americans. The Lumiere
brothers invented the first film projector and
motion-picture camera in 1895. That year on
the 28th of December they demonstrated the
first three minutes film “Arrival of the Train”.
In that film, a train came towards the camera.
People ran out of the cinema, thinking it was
a real train.
Hollywood
• What do you know about Hollywood?
• What would you like to know about it?
Write a list of questions which you
would like to ask about Hollywood.
• Read the story of Hollywood (Your book
– Ex.2.3, p.178). Which of your
questions does the text help to answer?
These words can be useful
Entertain(ment)
To shoot
Director
Actor
Films: silent
Sound
Black-and-white
Colour
To star
genre
adventure
full-length
short
Why is Hollywood called the
capital of entertainment?
Check yourself!
What are these people
famous for?
Charlie Chaplin is an American actor who starred
in a number of silent films.
Paramount is a large corporation which consists
of several studios