3. 3 EXPRESSING LIKES AND DISLIKES

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What do you know about the four books in the photo?
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Gone Girl, Life of Pi, The Kite Runner, The Hunger Games.

The Hunger Games: Amy
the feeling you have when you need to eat: The baby was crying with hunger.
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She hasn't read it.
Katniss Everdeen voluntarily takes her younger sister's place in the Hunger Games, a televised competition in which two teenagers from each of the twelve Districts of Panem are chosen at random to fight to the death.

The Hunger Games: Beth
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She liked it.

The Kite Runner: Amy
a toy made of paper or cloth that flies in the air on the end of a long string
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She hasn't read it.
After spending years in California, Amir returns to his homeland in Afghanistan to help his old friend Hassan, whose son is in trouble.

The Kite Runner: Carl.
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He liked it.

Life of Pi: Amy
A young man who survives a disaster at sea is hurtled into an epic journey of adventure and discovery. While cast away, he forms an unexpected connection with another survivor: a fearsome Bengal tiger.
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She hasn't read it

Life of Pi: Beth
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She liked it.

Life of Pi: Carl.
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He didn't like it,

Which book does Amy decide to take?
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Amy decides to take The Hunger Games.
I think I might try The Hunger Games actually. The Hunger Games. ’Cos I think I’ve seen the trailer of the film and I, yeah, it looks quite interesting.

Make notes about
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their feelings about each book-.

The Hunger Games
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Amy: That sounds a bit violent for me.

The Hunger Games.
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Beth: I thought it was really great. what I really liked about it was the main character, the girl.

The Hunger Games
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Amy: but I don't really like sci-fi that much to be honest so, I don't think that's...

The Kite Runner.
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Carl: Oh, it’s wonderful. The thing I love about it is the way it builds the whole story, you know, and, and you get so involved with these characters that you, you just have to know what's gonna happen next.

Life of Pi.
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Beth: I really love Life of Pi

Which of these books would you choose to read? Why?
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Life of Pi. Because I saw the film and I liked it...

Put the words in the correct order to make sentences.
How could you change each sentence to the opposite meaning?
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Then check in audio script.

of sci-fi, big fan, novels anyway, I'm a.
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I’m a big fan of sci-fi novels anyway.
I'm not a big fan of...

really liked, What I, main character, was the, about it.
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What I really liked about it was the main character
What I really hated/didn't like/liked least about it was...

I don't, that much, sci-fi, to be honest, really like.
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I don't really like sci-fi that much to be honest
I really like...

whole story, about it, builds the, I love, The things, is the, way it.
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The thing I love about it is the way it builds the whole story,
The thing I hate about it is the way it...

into it, couldn't get, I just.
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I just couldn't get into it.
I really got into it...

that sort, stand books, I can't, at you, of preach.
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I can't stand books that sort of preach at you.
I love/really like books that...

Which phrases mean I don't/I didn't like?
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I don't really like... that much; I just couldn't get into it.; I can't stand...

Look at sentence 2. How is it different in form from I really liked the main character? Which word/idea is emphasised?
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The word order is different - it starts with "What I + verb + be + + key information" to emphasise the main character.

Look at sentence 4. How is it different in form from I love the way it builds the whole story? Which word/idea is emphasised?
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The word order is different - it starts with "the thing I + verb + be + +key information" to emphasise the way it builds the whole story.

Rewrite the sentences using the words in brackets.
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Make sure the meaning is the same.

I like the characters in Atonement. (What/Iliked)
Fledgling writer Briony Tallis, as a thirteen-year-old, irrevocably changes the course of several lives when she accuses her older sister's lover of a crime he did not commit.
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What I like about Atonement were the characters.
A young bird that has left the nest and has usually acquired flight feathers, but is often not yet able to fly. 2. A young or inexperienced person.

Reading on my tablet hurts my eyes. (I/stand)
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I can't stand reading on my tablet because it hurts my eyes.

Detective stories bore me. (I/that much)
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I don't like (reading) detectives stories that much.

Blockbusters such as the Bourne series really don't appeal to me. (I/into)
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I couldn't get into blockbusters such as the Bourne series.

I like the way Twelve Years a Slave teaches you about history. (thing(is)
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The thing I like is the way Twelve Years a Slave teaches you about history.

The best thing about Agatha Christie books are the plots. (What/like)
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What I like about Agatha Christie books are the plots.

I enjoy anything by Stieg Larson. (I/big fan)
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I'm a big fan of Stieg Larson.

Think of one type of reading that you really like and one that you don't like.
Write two sentences about each, using phrases from above.
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What I don't like reading is package leaflet. I'm a big fan of philosophy essays.
package leaflet (bula de remédio)


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