The Oscars 2024: Pre-class activities

Pre-class activities

Prepare for your class by completing these activities!

Vocabulary matching


The first time you watch the video, pay special attention to the correct pronunciation of the following words:

So, when all Academy members’ number 1 picks are tallied, if no film receives the required 50% plus 1, then the second choice, and if necessary, third, fourth, and so on.
So let’s just say, in our hypothetical Oscar race, the nominees are Parasite, Green Book, The Shape of Water, Moonlight, Spotlight, Birdman, 12 Years a Slave, Argo, The Artist, and The King’s Speech.

Comprehension questions