Posted by: crisdiaz24 | March 26, 2011

WORD FORMATION – PREFIXES – UNIT 5A NEW ENGLISH FILE ADVANCED

WORD FORMATION – PREFIXES

 

1.    Can you think of a book / writers / film / TV series / play that has been underrated? A list of the most underrated films includes: Avatar, Castaway, the Kingdom of Heaven, the Misfits, the Fountainhead. Have you seen any of them? Do you agree?

 

2.    Do you think that Elizabeth Taylor, who died on 23rd March, has been underrated or overrated as an actress?

3.    The following list is a list of “overrated” actors (10 to 1). Do you agree with the list: Sean Penn, Nicole Kidman, Halle Berry, Matthew McConaughey, Keanu Reeves, Gillian Anderson, Scarlett Johansson, Brad Pitt, Jennifer Lopez, Angelina Jolie.

4.    Can you remember historical facts or historical characters misrepresented in a film?

5.    Are there any jobs which are usually underestimated?

6.    Have you ever underestimated anyone? Why? What happened?

7.    Can you think of a celebrity who has aged prematurely?

8.    Have you ever misjudged anyone?

9.    How many times do you usually rewrite your compositions before handing them in?

10. What faction is controlling Libya at the moment: pro-government forces or the opposition?

11. Have you ever felt demotivated as a student?

12. Have you ever thought you were underprepared to pass or take an exam?

13. Can you think of a time when they overcharged you at a restaurant / bar / pub or in a shop?

14. What outdoor activities do you enjoy doing?

15. Which products outsell their competitors?

Compare…

–      Coca-Cola and Pepsi.

–      Nike and Adidas.

–      Fiat and Opel.

–      Apple and Motorola.

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