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Fast Five
Fast Five

Car Vocabulary

Date: Jun 08 2011

Grammar: Simple Present Tense

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When it comes to the movies, teenage boys are king. That’s because boys between the ages of 14 and 17 see the most movies. So Hollywood studios try to make films that will attract this audience. And if you want to get a teenage boy into a movie theater, what could be better than hot women, fast cars, and big explosions?

That’s the basic formula that has made the Fast and Furious movies a success. The latest in the series, Fast Five, takes the same formula and adds more muscle by throwing in a new star, Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson. Find out if Fast Five and The Rock stole Amy and Marni’s hearts.

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Amy

Amy

Marni

Marni

Amy:  Did you see Fast Five, Marni?

Marni:  Is that that Vin Diesel racing movie?

Amy:  Yeah. Vin Diesel and The Rock.

Marni:  Oh yes yes. No, I haven’t seen it. I’ve seen the previews for it. Doesn’t look like my cup of tea, but have you seen it?

Amy:  Wait, do you not like muscles and fast cars?

Marni:  Well, fast cars maybe. Muscles, I don’t know. And The Rock, he looks so scary in the previews. What’s going on? Those muscles, they just seem out of this world.

Amy:  They really are. To be honest, it was pretty silly. It was pretty over the top. I mean, I love heist movies, but this one had less heist, more explosions. Just crazy, you know, blowing up. Lots of fights.

Marni:  So there’s a, you know, there’s the basic premise of a heist film. You plan the heist, and something goes wrong, and generally it’s always one character’s last heist. You know, they’re gonna retire soon…

Amy:  Right, just make one more big steal, get tons of money, and then just leave the game forever.

Marni:  Exactly.

Amy:  That’s pretty much the premise. This one takes place in Brazil.

Marni:  Oh, OK.

Amy:  But yeah, that’s basically the idea. I guess the twist with the Fast and Furious movies is they’re car thieves. Usually you see jewel thieves or bank robbers. But these guys are car thieves and they are…well, Vin Diesel and the Rock, anyway, both very muscley and very bald.

 

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Amy recently saw Fast Five, the latest movie in the Fast and Furious series starring Vin Diesel. In the new movie, Vin Diesel is joined by another bald bodybuilder, the Rock. Marni doesn’t think she would like this movie.

Fast Five is a heist movie about car theives. Amy says it follows a typical heist movie plot. The car theives decide to pull off one last heist before retiring as criminals. Amy says that Fast Five has more crazy explosions and fights than other heist movies she has seen.

Do you like heist movies? What do you think about guys with big muscles? Do you like driving fast cars?

 

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sibylla_3

sibylla_3Super Member!

Italy

the rock is a good actor even if he has a strong muscles ;)
I saw him in Hercules yesterday an I definitly prefer that kind of movie than one that talk about robbery or explosion or violence!

Anyway I haven’t seen FAST FIVE…. maybe i’ll do 

07:04 PM Aug 18 2014 |

Sandra95

Sandra95

Sweden

i don’t like this kind of guys with strong big muscles they focus on fitness  and body building but i think this kind  of bodys are not normal they are strange ..


but abt the film im totaly into it..


and of course i like driving with high speed it make me feel good,its exiting

09:23 AM Aug 06 2013 |

vicmay_lo-flo@live.com.mx

Mexico

I like driving. management but not so fast because I have an old car. the speed is good. but responsibly.

04:38 PM Aug 24 2012 |

JACK_01

JACK_01

Spain

simplely, it’s the best movie of the world!! I love it!!

09:04 AM Jun 14 2011 |

nhhowail

Saudi Arabia

Hi frenids


i want spaeke with any one becuse learing english ?


i want help me plaese

06:05 AM Jun 14 2011 |

Ybelouso

YbelousoSuper Member!

Russian Federation

the Fast and Furious isn’t my cup of tea. by the way this movie for teenage;) I like all films starring Brad Pitt

12:01 AM Jun 12 2011 |

Dreamcather

Thailand

one of the best action movies for this year.


 

05:53 AM Jun 11 2011 |

nicoleyani

nicoleyani

Indonesia

I like this movie especially when I see Vin Diesel _

02:53 AM Jun 11 2011 |

sabz ali khan

Pakistan

this a fantastic movie,,because the electrifying man is there. rock

06:26 AM Jun 10 2011 |

OneLove4you

Chad

cool i like it

12:14 AM Jun 10 2011 |

Othman .D. Artist

Iraq

Dude the movie Is awesome 


I saw it fuve times again and agin …...... The rock he’s totally   Awesome 


and the cars in it it’s sooooooo coool 


and the action in frecking good and the police I feel bad about them _

02:33 PM Jun 09 2011 |

Athosfbc

Athosfbc

Brazil

AWESOME MOVIE

11:30 AM Jun 09 2011 |

An-china

An-china

Germany

I like the movie, and I’ve seen the last seasons-very nice- look farward it,definitely it will be very nice;0

01:54 AM Jun 09 2011 |

wwongsapun

wwongsapun

Thailand

Yes! I like, I am fan and through to follow up  this movies,Aha I like big muscles and fast cares….Oh that movies is a satisfied!

01:38 AM Jun 09 2011 |

Fernandinha

Brazil

Well, Fast and Furious series are not my cup of tea. I like neither guys with big muscles nor fast cars. BUT I like heist movies. “Inception” is my favorite.

12:21 AM Jun 09 2011 |

amrosha

amrosha

Egypt

I love this kind of movies … but it’s rare to continue the movie to the end :DD


i don’t like guyz with big muscles , don’t know why ,, but i love my body the way it is and about driving fast cars, ummmmmmm I’d like to have a mustang in the future .. but i’ll never drive it fast :)))

12:09 AM Jun 09 2011 |

dc-united/21

Germany

Yeah, baby! This movie is already a highlight coz Dwayne ” The Rock ” Johnson is one of the main characters. 


He’s the jabroni beating, lalllalalalow pie eating, trail blazing, eyebrow raising, the heart stoppin’, elbow droppin’, he is The Rock!


If you smeeeelllllalalalow what The Rock is cookin’!!!!!

08:07 PM Jun 08 2011 |

MUHAMMAD92

MUHAMMAD92

Saudi Arabia

i dont like heistmovies idont like driving fast.

07:43 PM Jun 08 2011 |

ekieen

ekieen

Malaysia

No, i don’t like heist movies. Those kind of movies are not my cup of tea. I prefer love stories and I also love animated movies. Guys with big muscles are just scary and I don’t like driving fast car because when i drive, i always bring my kids along. Their safety is more important to me.


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04:15 PM Jun 08 2011 |

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