#2. Going to a Movie

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Published: 4.24.2021
Level 3   |   Time: 1:05
Accent: Canadian, New Zealand
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Improve your understanding of English pronunciation with a conversation about two friend planning to see a movie.

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  1. Review the REDUCTION PREVIEW.
  2. Listen to the AUDIO. The conversation plays THREE times (normal, slow, normal).
  3. The FIRST time, answer the QUESTIONS.
  4. The SECOND time, fill in/choose the LANGUAGE REDUCTIONS
  5. The THIRD time, review your answers.
  6. CHECK your answers (Show Answers)

triangle Reduction Preview


  • going to → gonna
      We are going to go home.
  • I want to → I-wanna
      I want to see a movie.
  • What do you → Whaddaya
      What do you want to do?
  • What are you → Whadderya
      What are you thinking about?

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  1. Aron already has plans tonight.
    True
    False

  2. Mike plans to see a movie with his brother tonight.
    True
    False

  3. Mike wants to see the new Avengers movie.
    True
    False

  4. Mike will go downtown to see the movie.
    True
    False

  5. The movie starts at 8:30.
    True
    False

  6. Mike plans to leave in about 15 minutes.
    True
    False


triangle Language Reductions (fill in)


Directions: Listen to the conversation and fill in the expression that you hear.
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  • Hey Mike. What’s up?
  • Hey Aron. (3) What are you going to do tonight?
  • Nothing. Why?
  • My sister and I are (3) going to see a movie. Do you (3) want to come with us?
  • Sure. (6) What are you going to see ?
  • The new Avengers movie.
  • Wow. I don't (3) want to miss that. (6) Where are you going to see it?
  • We are going to the Cineplex downtown. We are (3) going to see the 7:30 show.
  • Great. I’m in.
  • We're (3) going to leave in about fifteen minutes. Can you be ready to leave then?
  • Sure. See (1) you soon.


triangle Language Reductions (choose)


Directions: Listen to the conversation and choose the expression that you hear.

  • Hey Mike. What’s up?
  • Hey Aron. (What are you) (going to do) tonight?
  • Nothing. Why?
  • My sister and I (are going to see) a movie. Do you (want to come) with us?
  • Sure. (What are you) (going to see) ?
  • The new Avengers movie.
  • Wow. I don't (want to miss) that. (Where are you) (going to see) it?
  • We are going to the Cineplex downtown. We (are going to see) the 7:30 show.
  • Great. I’m in.
  • We (are going to leave) in about fifteen minutes. Can you be ready to leave then?
  • Sure. See you soon.


triangle Script




You will hear the conversation three times - at normal speed, at slow speed, and at normal speed again.

This is the first time. Listen and answer the questions - true or false.

ARON: Hey Mike. What’s up?

MIKE: Hey Aron. What are you going to do tonight?

ARON: Nothing. Why?

MIKE: My sister and I are going to see a movie. Do you want to come with us?

ARON: Sure. What are you going to see?

MIKE: The new Avengers movie.

ARON: Wow. I don't want to miss that. Where are you going to see it?

MIKE: We are going to the Cineplex downtown. We are going to see the 7:30 show.

ARON: Great. I’m in.

MIKE: We're going to leave in about fifteen minutes. Can you be ready to leave then?

ARON: Sure. See you soon.

This is the second time. Listen and fill in or choose the correct expression.

This is the third time. Listen and check what you filled in or chose.


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