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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

a blue movie is related to...

want to watch it because you find it very interesting

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

a riveting film is ...

making you feel sad

if a book has been abridged it...

related to love 

a hard-hitting serial ...

shocking and violent in a way that is deliberate

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

relating to art, literature, music etc.

interesting and enjoyable

an unbeat film makes you ...

racy writing is typically ...

a high-brow book is typically ...

if something is far-fetched it's ... 

not interesting or exciting

showing things as they really are

defamatory content intends to...

actually happening in life, not invented in a book

a gory movie involves ...

a mediocre book is ...

belonging to the present time

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

a potted account of something is ...

very upsetting, wrong, or immoral

a thought-provoking book makes
you ...

a film or book that contains a lot of violence

a page-turner novel is ...

 

excellent and impressive

having a sharp exciting quality

moves or develops quickly

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

overrated is...

a new wave film is about ...

a faithful account tells you about ...

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

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