Unit 5: Favorite Movies


  • This English lesson teaches ESL kids the names of different types of movies and how to describe movies.
  • They will also learn how to express preference for different movies and give reasons using adjectives and other expressions.
  • Learn how to make decisions and arrive at a compromise

Main Lesson Materials & Study Steps

favorite-movies video lesson

1st –This cartoon animated video features a short dialogue, followed by vocabulary and sentence breakdown. It is essential for introducing the words, phrases, grammar, spelling and sentences of the lesson in context. Watch repeatedly to master the content. The video plays on any device.

favorite-movies game

2nd – Then the student plays this fun game after watching the video, to practice the contents of the lesson. The game reviews key vocabulary, grammar and sentences from the lessons. This game can be played on any device.

favorite-movies test

3rd – Finally the learner takes this test of the unit. The score of this test is captured in the LMS and gives educators an idea of how well their learner is doing. The test opens on any device – mobile & PC.

Worksheets for the Unit

The worksheets below are useful for offline and classroom activities. These printable exercises directly correlate with the above lesson 'Favorite Movies'. Every worksheet comes with an answer sheet on the second page for educators.

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Lesson Story:

Bob and Sally are at a video rental shop. They are trying to pick a movie to take home and watch. However, they must decide on a movie they both like. Bob likes action movies but Sally doesn’t. Sally likes comedies but Bob doesn’t. In the end, they settle for a cartoon because it is both funny and full of action.


action movie (James Bond)
comedy (Mr. Bean)
westerns (cowboy movies)
sci-fi (like Star Wars & Aliens)
fantasy movie (like Harry Potter & Lord of the Rings)
documentary (National Geographic)
actor (man)
actress (woman)

Adjectives to describe movies

action movies exciting
comedy funny
documentary boring
cartoons funny, can laugh
documentary informative, can learn a lot

Movie Sentences

  • What's your favorite movie?
  • I like action
  • Why do you like action movies?
  • I like action movies because they are exciting.
  • Do you like comedies?
  • Yes, I do.
  • Why do you like comedies?
  • I like comedies because they are funny. They make me laugh.
  • Do you like documentaries?
  • No, I don't.
  • Why do you not like documentaries?
  • I don't like them because they are boring.
  • Do you like documentaries?
  • Yes, I do.
  • Why do you like documentaries?
  • I like documentaries because they are informative.
  • What's your favorite cartoon?
  • My favorite cartoon is Tom and Jerry.
  • What's your favorite sci-fi movie?
  • My favorite sci-fi movie is Star Wars.
  • Who's your favorite actor?
  • My favorite actor is Tom Cruise.
  • Who's your favorite actress?
  • My favorite actress is Angelina Jolie.

This lesson is part of the Level 6 English course.

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