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B2/C1/C2 Adjectives for describing films and books

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B2-C1-C2 VOCABULARY QUIZ FOR DESCRIBING BOOKS AND FILMS

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Activity by Serena

showing things as they really are

having a strong effect on your feelings, especially one that makes you feel sad

a faithful account tells you about ...

if you consider a film filthy you think it's ...

excellent and impressive

a gory movie involves ...

a potted account of something is ...

actually happening in life, not invented in a book

a mediocre book is ...

moves or develops quickly

racy writing is typically ...

a page-turner novel is ...

 

not interesting or exciting

shocking and violent in a way that is deliberate

a blue movie is related to...

if a book has been abridged it...

a riveting film is ...

a thought-provoking book makes
you ...

belonging to the present time

a type of entertainment that helps you forget about bad or boring things for a short time

very upsetting, wrong, or immoral

an unbeat film makes you ...

want to watch it because you find it very interesting

having a sharp exciting quality

making you feel sad

a film or book that contains a lot of violence

a high-brow book is typically ...

relating to art, literature, music etc.

interesting and enjoyable

if you consider that a document was very wordy, you think that ...

a new wave film is about ...

if something is far-fetched it's ... 

overrated is...

related to love 

if a serial shows you the gritty realism it...

a hard-hitting serial ...

defamatory content intends to...

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