Scarlett Animation Review

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animation review, balletWelcome to our free open resource Scarlett Animation Review give you practice so you feel confident when the B2 First exam day arrives. Our lessons are centred around different themes. These themes are featured in the reading, writing, use of English speaking and listening parts of the exam.

Scarlett Animation Review

Film PhrasesReview ExampleWord List

Introduction/Background
This short animation is set in …
This fascinating film is …
The film is directed by …
The film is based on a novel/a real story of a …
This a comedy/horror film/ghost story/scary story …

The Plot
The plot focuses on …
The plot revolves around …
The story begins/is about …
The plot/story has a twist in …
The story is absolutely thrilling/exciting/fascinating/romantic/surprising …

Audience reaction
It is rather confusing/slow/boring …
The script/story is dull/clever/exciting …
It has a tragic/surprising/dramatic ending …
It does not come across as true/convincing …
The music/sound effect is dull/rich …
The animation is true to life …

Recommendations
It is well worth seeing.
It will change the way you see ______ after watching this film.
I highly/thoroughly/strongly recommend it.
It is certainly at the top of my list of good films.
Fans of animation will no doubt be thrilled with this.
I would not recommend this because …
It is a boring film. Don’t bother to see it.
Only watch this film if you have plenty of time to spare.

You see this announcement in your School Magazine.

Short Animation Film Reviews Wanted
Next month there will be a short animation film festival at school. In next month’s issue, we want to celebrate your favourite films on this list of films.

Write to us a review, explaining what it is about, why you enjoy it and if you would recommend it.

The best reviews will be published in our next issue.

Write your answer in 140-190 words in an appropriate style. You must use grammatically correct sentences with accurate spelling and punctuation in a style appropriate for the situation.

Scarlett Short Animation Review

Here are the keywords and phrases covered in this activity

  • beautiful song
  • challenge
  • don’t bother
  • fascinating film
  • good moral
  • passion for ballet
  • real story
  • recommend
  • short animation film
  • struggle
  • time to spare
  • worth seeing
We add listening and speaking exercises in order to practise for this part of the B2 First Exam.

In this part you talk to the examiner about yourself and your life, e.g. your name, school, interests and future plans.

In this part, you talk about two photos on your own which you have to compare for about 1 minute. After you have finished, your partner will be asked a short question about your photo. When your partner has spoken about their photos for about 1 minute, you will be asked a question about their photos.

In this part you express ideas with your partner by looking at a discussion point that the examiner gives you.

This will be available soon.

In this part, you focus on general aspects of a topic with the examiner or you may involve your partner.

This will be available soon.

In this part, you will hear people talking in eight different situations.

In this part, you will hear five people talking about different things.

In this part, you will hear an interview.

The more words you encounter and understand, the broader your day-to-day vocabulary will become. Our word games and puzzles are an excellent way to help to reinforce spellings in your mind.
We add reading and writing exercises on a regular basis. Why not bookmark our site, so you can come back to practice anywhere or at any time of the day?

For this part, you practice vocabulary word-building by changing different words using a base word.

For this part, you practice how to understand the details of a text, including opinions and attitudes.

For this part, you practice how to understand the structure and follow the development of a text.

For this part, you practice how to find specific information in a text or texts.

Especially helpful are exercises that are focussed on a theme or topic as these provide word retention practice so you can be confident to read, write, speak and listen successfully.

Cambridge English Examinations:

Cambridge English exams are designed for learners at all levels from the pre-intermediate level Cambridge English: Key (KET) to the very advanced level Cambridge English: Proficiency (CPE). These exams give candidates proof of their ability to use English in a wide variety of contexts, relevant to work, study and leisure activities.

A2 Key | B1 Preliminary | B2 First