• I still haven’t found what I’m looking for – listening activities. Song lyrics resources.
  • Films and people in films. Vocabulary exercises.
  • Talking about films.
  • Renée Zellweger – reading comprehension activities.
  • Questions posed by the students about their English Portfolio. Useful resources and software.

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I still haven’t found what I’m looking for – listening to a U2 song. Here’s a live version of the song.

Filling in the blanks. Correction key:

  1. Have climbed
  2. Have run
  3. Have run
  4. Have crawled
  5. Have scaled
  6. Haven’t found
  7. Have kissed
  8. Have spoken
  9. Have held
  10. Haven’t found

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Discussing film types and film preferences.

Reading and listening to the text about Renée Zellweger.

Group work: reading comprehension exercises. Correction:


  • Full name– Renée Kathleen Zellweger
  • Nickname– Zelly
  • Born – April 25, 1969 (Katy, Texas, USA)
  • Family– Her mother, a nurse, is from Norway. Her father, an engineer, is from Switzerland but grew up in Australia. She’s got a brother, Drew Zellweger
  • Started acting – in a drama club in high school
  • FilmsReality Bites (1994), Empire Records (1995), Jerry Maguire (1996), Me, Myself and Irene (2000), Nurse Betty (2000), Bridget Jones’s Diary (2001), Down With Love (2003), Cold Mountain (2003) and Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason (2004).
  • Film facts – She was chosen to be in Jerry Maguirealthough other famous actresses could have had that part; after this film she did smaller films; she denied her relationship with Jim Carrey, but they were in love; they are no longer together; she won a Golden Globe in 2000; that year she had critical and commercial success for Bridget Jones’s Diary; she had to gain 9 kilos to play Brigget.
  • Golden Globe – for Best Actress in a Comedy / Musical in Nurse Betty

   1-c, 2-e, 3-a, 4-b, 5-f, 6-d


  1. from Switzerland.
  2. Norwegian.
  3. as a marketing executive. / in marketing.
  4. in high school while working on the drama club.
  5. at the University of Texas.
  6. Jerry Maguire.


  1. She stayed in Texas and played roles in smaller films because she wanted to continue acting.
  2. Very successful, because she was able to enter the world of Hollywood films.
  3. She won a Golden Globe award for Nurse Betty.
  4. Open answer (any two films of your own choice).

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People in films. Vocabulary exercise to get to know film professions / jobs. Correction:

  1. director
  2. producer
  3. editor
  4. actor
  5. actress
  6. casting editor
  7. camera operator
  8. gaffer
  9. sound mixer
  10. set designer
  11. boom operator
  12. script-writer