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In this lesson, we will see words and phrases we can use to talk about our favorite actors.
Jack: Hey, Kim. How are you?
Kim: I’m good, Jack. What are you up to?
Jack: I’ve been asked to do a survey about the popularity of movie actors.
Kim: Oh, that’s interesting. Can I help you in any way?
Jack: Just tell me. Who’s your favorite actor and why do you like him?
Kim: Well, I love Leonardo DiCaprio. I am a huge fan.
Jack: Why do you like him so much? His looks?
Kim: Yeah! But not only that. He’s very talented and versatile. I like his acting choices.
Jack: Alright. That was great. Thank you, Kim.
Jack: Hey, Paula. What are you doing?
Paula: I’m watching a movie: “Speed.” Have you seen it?
Jack: Oh, Sandra! Of course I have!
Paula: You sounded like a real fan.
Jack: Sandra’s my favorite actress. I love her movies.
Paula: What do you like so much about her?
Jack: I think she’s beautiful and smart. I even love her interviews.
Paula: Is that so?
Jack: Yup. All her answers show me how special she is.
Paula: I can see you adore her! Well...I just like her movies.
Kim: You know what, Jack? I watched “Inception” last night.
Jack: That’s a great movie. Did you like it?
Kim: I loved it. Leonardo is just awesome.
Jack: Yeah! He is, isn’t he? I like him very much too.
Kim: I know. What is it about him that you like the most?
Jack: He is always so confident and spontaneous. I wanna be like him.
Kim: I see. But according to the news, he also seems to be a little moody.
Jack: Which big Hollywood star isn’t?
Kim: I guess you’re right.
Kim : Hey, Paula. What are you doing?
Paula : I’m watching a movie.
Kim : Nice. Which movie?
Paula : “The Dark Knight Rises.”
Kim : Do you like Christian Bale? I just can’t stand him on screen.
Paula : Why is that? In my opinion he’s a good actor.
Kim : I don’t know. I think he is overrated.
Paula : I’m sorry but I disagree. I think he’s great.
Kim : C’mon. There are many actors who are better than him. Brad Pitt, Leonardo, Tom cruise. Bale just acts real bad.
Paula : Well, say what you want. I still like Bale.