Squawking on the phone, jabbering about plans, discussing plot points - these are just some of the many moments of talking during a movie that are apt to incense other audience members. In this lesson, a couple out on a date draw the wrath of one of their fellow movie goers. Also, be sure to check out the new task feature below, ChinesePod's newest way to enrich your learning experience along with fellow poddies!
So you figured out which movie you want to see, you bought the right tickets, and you made it past the concessions area (you might have even picked up some sweet popcorn on the way). Now what? ChinesePod is here to help you find your seat - or ask for help - in Chinese!
The daily grind getting you down? Take a break and go see a movie! China and Taiwan both have great directing talent, from both art house to movie blockbusters, but you need to decide on which film and to buy tickets first and this lesson will teach you the necessary vocabulary.
We often get asked about how to say different types of movie and literary genre. Just like in English, there are just so many, so today we give you a taste of some of these. Like in English, many of these genres can be paired together to form their own category of movie.
Superhero movies are all the rage in Hollywood these days, raking in billions of dollars in revenues. However, not everyone is so keen on them. Listen to this dialogue as two friends debate whether or not to go see the newest superhero offering.