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Vocabulary Quiz
hilarious • Bollywood • cliche
cave • inspiring
  1. movies are famous for their dance scenes.
  2. As soon as we stepped into the I could see thousands of bats on the ceiling.
  3. I just finished a very book about Mother Theresa.
  4. I can't believe you fell into the lake. That was .
  5. It feels a little to buy a piñata in Mexico.
Comprehension Quiz
Answer the following questions about the interview.
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Mixer #75 Favorite Movie

Listen to six people talk about what is the best movie they have ever seen.

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hilarious

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it's hilarious.

Hilarious means very, very funny.  Notice the following:

  1. The movie was hilarious!
  2. That's a hilarious story.

Bollywood

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It's a Bollywood comedy,

In America, the movie industry is known as Hollywood.  In India, they have Bollywood.  Notice the following:

  1. Bollywood is based in Mumbai India.
  2. Bollywood is formally known as Hindu cinema.

cliché

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It would sound a bit cliché.

A cliché is an opinion or phrase that we here so often that it's no longer interesting.  Notice the following:

  1. That old cliché is no longer true.
  2. I've heard that cliché a million times.

cave

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It's about going into a cave.

A cave is a large natural hole or space in the side of a mountan or underground.  Notice the following:

  1. I love exploring caves.
  2. The cave was dark and wet.

inspiring

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It's a very inspiring story.

Someone or something that is inspiring makes us want to do something positive.  Notice the following:

  1. His speech was inspiring.
  2. The strength of the victims was inspiring.
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