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La La Land

Published: 3.26.2017
Level: 4  |  Time: 4:25
Accent: American
Source: La La Land

A behind-the-scenes look at the 2016 movie La La Land. Listen to all the stars and the director talk about the movie.


triangle Directions

  1. REVIEW the vocabulary.
  2. WATCH the video above.
  3. ANSWER the questions.
  4. CHECK your answers. (Show Answers)

triangle Vocabulary

  • infect [v] - fall in love with
  • casting a movie [exp] - choose the actors for a movie
  • Fred & Ginger [n] - Fred Astaire & Ginger Rodgers - a famous Hollywood couple from the 1930s
  • Bogart & Bicall [n] - Humphery Bogart & Lauren Bacall - a famous Hollywood couple from the 1940s
  • onscreen chemistry [n] - seem like a real couple in the movie
  • one for the ages [exp] - one of the best ever
  • triple threat [exp] - good at three different skills
  • supper club [n] - a restaurant with live music
  • get a kick out of something [n] - enjoy something
  • friction [n] - arguing
  • tool kit [n] - skills
  • pianist [n] - piano player
  • cast someone [exp] - give someone a role in a movie
  • be game for [exp] - try something difficult
  • chop up [phv] - cut into small pieces
  • long takes [n] - a long movie scene filmed without cutting
  • fulfilling [adj] - brings satisfaction
  • preproduction [n] - work before filming a movie
  • a whole other beast [exp] - something different and difficult
  • tap dance [n] - a dance style
  • ballroom (dance) [n] - a dance style
  • astonishing [adj] - surprising
  • burst into song [exp] - start singing suddenly

[n] - noun,  [phv] - phrasal verb,  [adj] - adjective,  [exp] - expression

triangle Questions

  1. The goal of La La Land was to recreate old-style musical movies. (0:10)

  2. Ryan and Emma had great chemistry. (0:40)

  3. It is a traditional story. (0:45)

  4. J.K. Simmons thinks that Emma and Ryan had difficulty learning to dance. (0:58)

  5. The club owner (J.K. Simmons) loves Jazz. (1:12)

  6. The club owner doesn't fire Sebastien because it is Christmas. (1:19)

  7. Ryan's character (Sebastien) is having financial problems. (1:35)

  8. Mia breaks up with her boyfriend (Greg) because he is poor. (1:44)

  9. John Legend had to learn to play the guitar for the movie. (2:10)

  10. John Legend plays the piano in real life. (2:10)

  11. Another actor usually played the piano for Ryan in the movie. (2:30)

  12. Ryan hated having to learn the piano. (2:55)

  13. Emma and Ryan only learned how to Jazz dance for the film. (3:15)

  14. This was John Legends first movie. (3:47)


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