Cambridge Interchange 1 Unit 4

music, movies, T.V. programs
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action
Action is a film or TV genre where one or more heroes must go through challenges that require physical feats & extended fights.
horror
Horror is a film or TV genre that tries to make the viewer feel fear, disgust and horror.
musical
A musical is a film genre in which songs sung by the characters are interwoven into the story, sometimes accompanied by dancing.
science fiction
Science fiction is a film or TV genre that uses stories about how people and societies are affected by imaginary scientific developments in the future, such as alien life forms & worlds, extrasensory perception, and time travel, often with futuristic elements such as spacecraft, robots, cyborgs, interstellar space travel or other technologies.
game show
A game show is a TV genre where people try to win a game to get prizes.
reality show
Reality Show is a TV genre that documents unscripted situations and actual events, and often feature a previously unknown cast. It often highlights personal drama and conflict.
soap opera
Soap opera is a TV or radio program that has continuing stories about the daily lives and problems of a group of people.
talk show
A talk show is TV or radio genre where a host talks to people about different topics.
classical
A music genre of European tradition that includes opera and symphony and is generally considered more serious than other kinds of music.
country
A music genre from the southern and western U.S. and often has lyrics about the lives of people who live in the country.
electronic
A genre of popular dance music that is made using electronic equipment (such as a synthesizer)
gospel
A genre of Christian music that was created by African-Americans in the southern U.S.
heavy metal
A genre of loud rock music that has a strong beat.
hip hop
The culture associated with rap music and the fashions of African-American residents of the big cities.
jazz
A type of American music with lively rhythms and melodies that are often made up by musicians as they play.
new age
A genre of music that is instrumental and is usually soft and relaxing.
pop
Currently popular music. This Genre is always changing.
R&B
Rhythm and blues, often abbreviated to R&B, is a genre of popular African-American music that originated in the 1940's.
reggae
A genre of music from Jamaica.
rock
A genre that evolved from rock and roll and is centered around the electric guitar.
salsa
A popular genre of Latin-American dance music.
guitar
A stringed musical instrument with a fretted fingerboard and usually six or twelve strings.
piano
A large keyboard musical instrument with a wooden case enclosing a soundboard and metal strings.
actor
A man whose profession is acting.
actress
A woman whose profession is acting.
group
A number of people or things that are located close together or classed together.
rapper
A person who performs rap music.
singer
A person who sings, especially professionally.
songwriter
A person who writes songs or the music for them.
album
A collection of recordings.
award
A prize to honor an achievement.
concert
A musical performance given in public.
fashion designer
Someone who designs clothing.
fan
A person who has a strong interest in or admiration for a particular sport, art or entertainment form, or famous person.
highlight
An outstanding part of an event or period of time.
musical instrument
Any device that can be used to produce musical tones or sounds.
text message
An electronic communication sent and received by cellular phone.
stadium
A sports arena with tiers of seats for people to watch.
tango
A ballroom dance that came from Buenos Aires.
ticket
A piece of paper or small card that gives the holder a certain right, especially to enter a place, travel by public transport, or participate in an event.
video game
A game played on a TV.
voice
The sounds that you make with your mouth and throat when you are speaking, singing, etc.
cheer
To shout with joy, approval, or enthusiasm.
dream
Something that you have wanted very much to do, be, or have, for a long time
guess
To give an opinion or answer about something when you do not know much or anything about it.
famous
Known or recognized by very many people.
glamorous
Very exciting and attractive.
local
Relating to or occurring in a particular area, city, or town.
worldwide
Happening or existing in all parts of the world.
especially
This word is used to indicate something that deserves special mention.
Do you like singing?
No, I don't.
Do you like dancing?
Yes, I love dancing.
What kind of music do you like?
I like classical music.
Who's your favorite actor?
Brad Pitt is my favorite actor.
Would you like to watch a movie?
I'd love to.
Why don't we go to a concert together next week?
I'd like to, but I have to work overtime all next week.

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