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Dialogue: Interview with a Famous Actor


65th Venice Film Festival - Opening Ceremony and 'Burn After Reading' Premiere

VENICE, ITALY - AUGUST 27: Actor Brad Pitt gives an interview while George Clooney waits prior to the Opening Ceremony and Burn After Reading film premiere during the 65th Venice Film Festival held at the Sala Grande on August 27, 2008 in Venice, Italy.

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In this dialogue you will practice speaking about daily routines, as well as current activities. Notice that the present simple is used to speak about daily routines, and the present continuous is used to speak about what is happening around the current moment in time. Practice the dialogue with your partner and then interview each other focusing on changing between a discussion of daily routines and what you are currently working on.

Interview with a Famous Actor

Interviewer: Thank you for taking some time off from your busy schedule to answer a few questions about your life!
Brad: It's my pleasure.

Interviewer: Could you tell us about an average day in your life?
Brad: Sure, I get up early - at 7 in the morning. Then I have breakfast. After breakfast, I go to the gym.

Interviewer: Are you studying anything now?
Brad: Yes, I'm learning a new film called "The Man About Town".

Interviewer: What do you do in the afternoon?
Brad: First I have lunch, then I go to the studio and shoot some scenes.

Interviewer: Which scene are you acting today?
Brad: I'm acting a scene about an angry lover.

Interviewer: That's very interesting. What do you do in the evening?
Brad: In the evening, I go home and have dinner and study my scripts.

Interviewer: Do you go out at night?
Brad: Not always, I like going out at weekends.

Check your understanding with this multiple choice comprehension quiz.

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