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Ratatouille

Ratatouille

Date: Oct 10 2007

Themes: Food, Pets

簡介

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2. Read and Prepare - Read the introduction and prepare to hear the audio.

Rémy wants to be a chef, and luckily, he lives in the best culinary city in the world, Paris, France.

But there’s one problem.

Rémy is a rat.

And rats can’t be chefs. They aren’t even allowed in kitchens! Listen to Mason tell Amanda about how Rémy the rat makes for his favorite movie of the summer, Ratatouille.

Dialog

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2. 學習 - Read the dialog again to see how the vocab words are used.

Mason

Mason

Amanda

Amanda

Mason:  Have, uh, seen the best movie of the summer yet?

Amanda:  Uh, Transformers, yes.

Mason:  Well I was uh…I was talking about Ratatouille...

Amanda:  No, but what a fun word to say!

Mason:  It is a fun word. A friend actually pointed out to me…It’s funny, on the posters they spell if phonetically because there’s probably a fair portion of Middle America that’s never really seen that word before and wouldn’t know how to pronounce it.

Amanda:  Nor would they know what it is, right?

Mason:  To be honest, I know it’s food…

Amanda:  Well, it’s a French dish, stewed vegetables, sometimes a side dish, sometimes served as a main course. I’ve never had it myself, but it sounds wonderful. Think about how many people probably ate it on opening night.

Mason:  And of course, the name is funny for the movie because the main character is a rat...

Amanda:  Oh, I hadn’t really thought of that…

Mason:  ...who wants to be chef, in France, and then they bring the dish in the climactic scene. Oh it’s so good. Beautifully animated like all Pixar stuff is. The story’s fantastic.

Amanda:  And isn’t it the first film since the Disney-Pixar merger? I think it’s the first one out of the gates.

Mason:  Since the merger?

Amanda:  Yeah, between Disney and Pixar.

Mason:  They joined?

Amanda:  Yes! I believe this is the first child since.

Mason:  I don’t know…

Amanda:  I thought. I could look it up on Wikipedia.

Mason:  You know, you might be right, and if so, I would say that Pixar has survived the crushing hand of Disney that they escaped from.

Amanda:  Fantastic.

 

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討論

When Mason asks if Amanda has seen the best movie of the summer, she assumes he’s talking about Transformers.

But he means Ratatouille, a movie that Amanda informs him is named for a French dish of stewed vegetables. Mason points out that it’s the perfect name for the movie because it’s about a French rat who wants to be a chef.

Amanda asks if Ratatouille is the first Pixar film since the company merged with Disney. Mason says he doesn’t know, but that if it is, Pixar survived the merger.

Have you ever felt like a rat trying to become a chef? Have you ever wanted a job that seemed impossible to get?

 

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Mikobella

Mikobella

Poland

Just the best cartoon;)

10:33 PM Dec 18 2012 |

princessanika

Iran, Islamic Republic Of

i love this cartoonLaughing

11:03 AM Aug 30 2012 |

manu_wj

manu_wj

Italy

just to talk, the others two onees that I don’t like very much are “Bee Movie” and “Up”.



bye bye

01:29 PM Jan 15 2012 |

manu_wj

manu_wj

Italy

ok, this is my opinion. I’ve watched lots of cartoon made from Walt Disney, Pixar, Dreamworks and other and I like them very very much, but I found this cartoon not too good. A mouse and a boy wich have a deal and together cook. What a strange fantasy.


Moreover the boy was driven from the mouse and at the endall mice cook!  that definitely sucks!

12:03 AM Jan 14 2012 |

hale226

hale226

Iran, Islamic Republic Of

good


 

02:51 PM Jan 13 2012 |

hale226

hale226

Iran, Islamic Republic Of

good


 

02:51 PM Jan 13 2012 |

fanyufree

China

Never get bored with watching the movie.If I want to relax myself, I'd like to get the copy, watching and laughing.What a life! Everyone can cook. So can I!Hey!

02:07 PM Jul 05 2009 |

kbhako

Nepal

this movie is in my top list.

08:20 AM Jan 04 2009 |

miffoo

miffoo

Slovakia

I saw this movie is really cool and I love it

06:06 PM Dec 25 2008 |

miffoo

miffoo

Slovakia

This movie is really cool:)

05:52 PM Dec 25 2008 |

seren sunshine

Turkey

This movie very funny and very good.
hehehe :-)

06:15 PM Nov 25 2008 |

nono ksa

nono ksa

Saudi Arabia

 

i saw the movie unblieveble   great movie i like it it's funny in the begining that rat  loves to cook  lol  i felt inspire  i wanna creat something in the kitchen too bad i just follow what's wrtten in the cook books 

12:00 AM Sep 22 2008 |

seren sunshine

Turkey

yes good film for me.and funny

12:38 PM Jul 29 2008 |

ALF1309

Mexico

i consider the movie is very funny, but is`n the wonderful

09:33 PM Jul 18 2008 |

freedom-soul

United Arab Emirates

i downloed this movie but i haven't see it yet .Tongue out.

i hope Rémy become what he want, why not? i am gonn to see it now and know all the story i can't wait ..

brb!!

04:01 PM Nov 29 2007 |

sameer3

sameer3

Yemen

I search everywhere to find the movie but I couldn't find it. it is a new movie in cinema but I am going to watch it anyway. The movie seems very funny.

03:54 PM Nov 24 2007 |

fanyufree

China

Very encouraging in that every one can cook. It can be applied in all situations. I love the movie. So cute and interesing. Find it and watch it.

05:18 AM Oct 26 2007 |

jackie1

China

I want to plan a twenty minutes' class to introduce this film to my students.

12:05 PM Oct 21 2007 |

minghuifeng

China

very good!

 

 

 

12:35 PM Oct 16 2007 |

shenfrancisco

China

 

I have not seen the movie yet, but I think it must be full of fun. This is a link about the movie's poster I find.

http://www.linkinn.com/_Disney_2007_Ratatouille-roland

07:45 AM Oct 16 2007 |

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