Chatterbox #75 – Let’s go to the movies

Movies are an important part of almost every culture on the planet. They’re made for entertainment, but we can also learn about languages and cultures from them. In this episode, Harp and Maura talk about famous movie quotations that are part of pop culture and may be used in regular conversation. They also talk about some of their own favourite movie memories. Which of the movies talked about in this episode have you seen?

Expressions included in the Study Guide

  • Mmhmm
  • A fuzzy memory
  • Back in the day
  • La-Z-Boy
  • To curl up
  • To go to the movies
  • Quote vs. quotation
  • A line
  • The Princess Bride
  • Dumb and Dumber
  • A flashback
  • Let’s put another shrimp on the barbie
  • I’ll give you that
  • To laugh your head off

Copyright: Audio/Study Guide: Culips

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