Listening Exercise: If You Liked the Last Post…
You’ll love this listening practice! Remember the amazing short film about the sheriff? Hopefully by now you’ve commented on that post with a creative short story of your own. Today, we’re going to take a look at the motivation behind making that film. Then, you’ll practice your listening skills by answering the following comprehension questions. Enjoy!
- The goal for us was to make something that kind of _________ the notion of animation being a genre, and one for children specifically.
- Why can you take risks when making a short film?
- Animation could be a ______ to tell any sort of story.
- Have you ever heard the idiom, “a kernel of truth”? It means that there is a small element of truth within a bigger story. The whole story is not true. Can you use this idiom in sentence?
- Why wasn’t the final version of the film about forgiveness?
- To own up means to take responsibility. Tell us about a time when you have owned up to a mistake you made.
- To wear your emotions on your sleeve means you don’t try to hide your feelings. Do you wear your emotions on your sleeve? Why or why not?
- Have you ever lead by example?
- People’s ____________ of what animation is to them varies.
- Did the makers of this film challenge your expectations? I know they challenged mine!
In case you missed it, here’s the short:
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