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THE HUNTSMAN, featured this week on English Attack!

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VOCAB: sparks, hero, brave, my type, mind you, drowning, unpredictable, glute
STORY: In this clip from "The Huntsman: Winter's War" - the 2016 prequel to the 2012 release "Snow White and the Huntsman" - Eric (played by Chris Hemsworth) jokingly flirts with fellow warrior Sara (Jessica Chastain) as they paddle down a river. 
VOCAB: sparks, hero, brave, my type, mind you, drowning, unpredictable, glute
STORY: In this clip from "The Huntsman: Winter's War" - the 2016 prequel to the 2012 release "Snow White and the Huntsman" - Eric (played by Chris Hemsworth) jokingly flirts with fellow warrior Sara (Jessica Chastain) as they paddle down a river. 
 
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HAIL, CAESAR! - Featured this week on English Attack!

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VOCABULARY: picture, fat cat, slate, buster, dump, bad-mouthing, worth, run

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Iconic filmmakers Joel and Ethan Coen wrote and directed this all-star comedy set during the latter years of Hollywood's Golden Age. In this scene, tough studio boss Eddie Mannix (Josh Brolin) uses harsh methods to get reluctant actor Baird Whitlock (George Clooney) to finish a film.

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ZOOLANDER 2, featured on English Attack!

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VOCAB: Interpol, clean, harass, out of fashion, database, play ball, hot, trust

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In this clip from the long-awaited sequel to the hit 2001 comedy about the fashion world, former superstar male models Derek Zoolander (Ben Stiller) and Hansel (Owen Wilson) consider whether they should trust Interpol agent Valentina Valencia (Penelope Cruz).

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KUNG FU PANDA 3, featured this week on English Attack!

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VOCABULARY: sec, stripey, 'round, fatter, secret, no wonder, gather, beautiful

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In this clip from the movie Kung Fu Panda 3, Po (voiced by Jack Black) discovers the secret Panda Village. What will he find there?

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DAVID BOWIE, featured this week on English Attack!

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VOCAB: performer, archetype, messiah, exaggerated, makeup, down-to-earth, otherworldly, working class

 

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One of the major recording artists of the past few decades, David Bowie, who died of cancer aged 69 in January 2016, was also a songwriter, record producer, painter and actor, and constantly re-invented himself in innovative ways, pushing the boundaries of gender identity and creating iconic stage characters such as Ziggy Stardust.

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TARANTINO's latest film: featured on English Attack!

TARANTINO's latest film: featured on English Attack! | StoryPaul English | Scoop.it

 

STORY;: In this scene from the Quentin Tarantino western Hateful Eight, professional hangman Oswaldo (Tim Roth) explains the difference between normal justice, and the kind of "frontier justice" to be experienced in remote areas.

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THE HEART OF THE SEA, featured this week on English Attack!

THE HEART OF THE SEA, featured this week on English Attack! | StoryPaul English | Scoop.it

VOCAB: resignation, sound, seamanship, impertinence, whale pins, bully, behoove, rid of


STORY: In this tense scene from the nautical drama based on an actual event from 1820, George (Chris Hemsworth) is trying to convince Captain George Pollard (Benjamin Walker) to continue their journey and gather as much whale oil as they can.

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VICTOR FRANKENSTEIN, featured this week on English Attack!

VICTOR FRANKENSTEIN, featured this week on English Attack! | StoryPaul English | Scoop.it

VOCAB: cusp, unsettling, speak up, hope, fear, murdered, crippled, healed

 

STORY: In this scene from the latest film to be based on Mary Shelley's 1818 book about a scientist who wants to re-create life from death, Victor Frankenstein (James McAvoy) tries to persuade Lorelei (Jessica Brown Findlay) of the nobility of his efforts.

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HOW TO MAKE Fun & Easy VIDEO LESSONS

HOW TO MAKE Fun & Easy VIDEO LESSONS | StoryPaul English | Scoop.it
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Now that I work in online language education, I am certain of one thing. We need more content from teachers. Today, a device you hold in your hand – that isn’t terribly expensive - gives you great quality and you can instantly put it online and share it on social media with the world.

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THE WALK, featured this week on English Attack!

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VOCAB: dream, high wire, glory, stories, dangerous, insane, madman, magnificent

 

STORY: In this clip from the drama based on the true story of French acrobat Philippe Petit, who in 1974 walked the length of a wire strung across the void between the Twin Towers in New York City, Philippe (Joseph Gordon-Levitt) describes his dream to Annie (Charlotte Le Bon).

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PETER PAN, your English Attack featured teacher of the week

PETER PAN, your English Attack featured teacher of the week | StoryPaul English | Scoop.it

VOCAB: expect, tried, bloody, warrior, heir, enough, guy

 

STORY: In this scene from this new interpretation of the classic adventure tale, Hook (Garrett Hedlund) tells 12-year-old orphan Peter (Levi Miller) that he perhaps doesn't need to be a hero; he is lucky to be just himself.

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GAME OF THRONES: Featured this week on English Attack!

GAME OF THRONES: Featured this week on English Attack! | StoryPaul English | Scoop.it

VOCAB: marriage proposal, betrayed, make, traitor, heir, bystander, avenge, shabby

 

STORY: In this heartbreaking scene from the 5th season of the epic television series, Petyr Baelish (Aidan Gillen) reveals to his Sansa Stark (Sophie Turner), who thought that he would marry her, that he wants her to marry the son of an enemy of her murdered family instead.

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Fantastic Four, your English Attack teachers of the week!

Fantastic Four, your English Attack teachers of the week! | StoryPaul English | Scoop.it

VOCAB: What's up?, dude, lucky charm, shape, we're good, comfy, blow up, dimension

 

STORY: In this clip from the new science fiction / superhero movie about four young outsiders who teleport to an alternate and dangerous universe, altering their physical form in shocking ways, the young astronauts prepare to start their dangerous journey.

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THE JUNGLE BOOK, featured this week on English Attack! 

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VOCAB: odor, scent, pack, adopt, cub, forbidden, law, shift 
STORY: In this scene from the 2016 live-action remake of the famous 1967 animated film The Jungle Book, orphan boy Mowgli (played by Neel Sethi) is detected among the wolves who have adopted him by the unfriendly tiger Shere Khan (voiced by Idris Elba). 
 
 
VOCAB: odor, scent, pack, adopt, cub, forbidden, law, shift 
STORY: In this scene from the 2016 live-action remake of the famous 1967 animated film The Jungle Book, orphan boy Mowgli (played by Neel Sethi) is detected among the wolves who have adopted him by the unfriendly tiger Shere Khan (voiced by Idris Elba). 
 
 
 
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ZOOTOPIA - Featured this week on English Attack!

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VOCAB: docket, acknowledge, recruits, elephant in the room, mammal, priority, predators, City Hall

STORY: 

In this clip from the Disney film Zootopia (2016), new recruit Officer Judy Hopps (voiced by Ginnifer Goodwin) attends her first meeting at the Zootopia Police Department.

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STEVE JOBS, featured this week on English Attack!

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VOCABULARY: overpriced, resources, contradictory, insubordinate, driving the bus, CEO, resignation, hacks

 

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In this clip from the Oscar-nominated 2015 film about the founder of Apple, Steve Jobs (Michael Fassbender) and John Sculley (Jeff Daniels) have an angry confrontation in the middle of a board meeting.

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StorySong >> ENGLISH FOR SMUGGLERS

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VOCAB: be cool, payoff, twenty grand, dirty deal, alias

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Remembering the 1985 hit "Smuggler's Blues" by recently departed American singer-songwriter Glenn Frey, a great song, story and video and a great way to learn the ENGLISH OF SMUGGLERS.

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THE BIG SHORT, featured this week on English Attack!

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VOCAB: mortgage bond, triple-A, defaults, risky, FICO scores, Armageddon, quant, short

 

STORY: In this extended clip from the award-winning film about the origins of the 2008 Credit Crunch financial crisis, investment banker Jared Vennett (Ryan Gosling) uses a game with wooden pieces to illustrate the opportunities and dangers of the housing market.

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STAR WARS Ep. VII, featured this week on English Attack!

STAR WARS Ep. VII, featured this week on English Attack! | StoryPaul English | Scoop.it

VOCAB: characters, journey, relate to, cross-generational, sensibilities, action figure, intensely, Oh my gosh!

 

STORY: In this preview of the latest film in the epic Star Wars series, the film's main actors explain how "The Force Awakens" continues bringing forward the legacy established by the first films dating back to 1977.

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THE GOOD DINOSAUR, featured this week on English Attack!

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VOCAB: creature, protected, home, terrifying, crawl, mosquitoes, unrealistic, goals

 

STORY: In this scene from Pixar's animated story about a world where dinosaurs never became extinct, Arlo meets the "Pet Collector," a fearful dinosaur who relies on smaller animals to keep him safe.

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VIN DIESEL, your English Attack! teacher of the week

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VOCAB: means, nothing, coincidence, trouble, quit, raise


STORY: In this fantasy about a man with a rare skill for finding and defeating witches, Kaulder (Vin Diesel) sees a sign of trouble and, when a violent warning happens, asks the priest Dolan 37th (Elijah Wood) if he now wants to abandon their joint battle against the forces of evil.

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TOM HANKS, your English Attack! teacher of the week

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VOCAB: spy, indictment, lawyers, unanimous, a fair shake, on trial, distinguished, reviled

 

STORY: In this clip from the Cold War drama about a prisoner exchange, James Donovan (Tom Hanks) is told that he's been selected to defend suspected Soviet spy Rudolf Abel, though he currently only works as an insurance lawyer.

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STORYLINGO Part 2 - What is a Story?

STORYLINGO Part 2 - What is a Story? | StoryPaul English | Scoop.it

As we journey further into the cave of story and language learning, we ask the question: What is a story? 

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MATT DAMON, your English Attack! teacher of the week.

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VOCAB: math, last, redundancy, stretch, figure out, botanist, mission, ration

 

STORY: In this clip from the Ridley Scott sci-fi thriller about an astronaut abandoned on Mars, Mark Watney (Matt Damon) records a video explaining how he plans to survive on the Red Planet for at least 4 years despite not having enough food supplies to last him that long.

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The Man From U.N.C.L.E. - Featured this week on English Attack!

The Man From U.N.C.L.E. - Featured this week on English Attack! | StoryPaul English | Scoop.it

VOCAB: steering wheel, just, gunshot, get, quickly, news, immediate

 

STORY: In this scene from the action spy thriller, set in the 1960's and based on the American television series of the same time, agent Gaby Teller (Alicia Vikander) is accompanied by agent Napoleon Solo (Henry Cavill) as they attempt to escape a pursuing Trabant driven by Illya Kuryakin (Armie Hammer).

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