This Read section of Speak for Yourself #8 offers three different authentic texts on the theme of cinema. First, read a short history of the world’s most loved cinema snack, popcorn, and learn how it became the perfect partner to a cinema or sofa screening. Next, explore Europe’s best outdoor cinema in a travel article that is rich in descriptive language. Lastly, take time for a long read from BBC Travel. This is the beautiful story of Yan Jhen-Fa, an artist who has spent almost 50 years painting film posters for the Chin Men Theatre in Tainan, Taiwan. Explore the story through text, video and a gallery of his incredible artwork.
The articles and videos in Speak for Yourself #8 presented a range of adjectives and verb phrases that are useful for the learner to develop their vocabulary. Download our Speak Resource with all of the most useful vocabulary here: