Vin Diesel on Jimmy Kimmel

This is Walk of Fame


meaningful - значимый, важный
bouncer - вышибала (в ночном клубе, казино и пр.)
sсriрt - (кино; тлв.) сценарий
word processor - компьютер для набора и обработки текстов

I can't afford it. — Это мне не по карману.
to rent - брать в аренду/
impressive - производящий глубокое впечатление, впечатляющий
cell phone = mobile phone
to exchange - обмениваться
Harlem - Гарлем (район Нью-Йорка)
successful - успешный
at once - сразу же, немедленно


1. Why did Jimmy Kimmel congratulate Vin?
2. Was that meaningful to Vin?
3. Why was it special for him?
4. Was his daughter there with him at that time?
5. How old was he when he came to California?
6. Did he become successful at once?
7. What kind of job did he have in New York?
8. What was he feeling at that time?
9. Did he buy or rent a word processor?
10. What is the most impressive phone number in his mobile phone?
11. Why did they exchange phone numbers?


Особенности употребления have been to, have been in, have gone to

В английском языке существует три конструкции, выражающие факт посещения какого-либо места: have been to, have been in, have gone to. Эти конструкции очень похожи, но каждая несёт свой смысл.
1. have been to
I have been to Australia. Я был в Австралии (в прошлом, но на данный момент меня там нет).
2. have been in
He has been in Australia for two years. Он находится в Австралии в течение двух лет (он уехал в Австралию два года назад и до сих пор находится там).
3. have gone to
He has gone to Mexico. Он уехал в Мексику (Он уехал в Мексику и до сих пор находится там).

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Aaron Taylor-Johnson and Elizabeth Olsen on Godzilla


to shoot - снимать фильм
anniversary - годовщина; юбилей; празднование годовщины (какого-л. события)
screening - просмотр (кинофильма)
on one's own - самостоятельно, в одиночку
to digest - /daɪˈdʒest/ - усваивать, понимать
performance - игра, исполнение
to suppress - /səˈpres/ - сдерживать, подавлять
premiere - /ˈpremieə/ - премьера


1.What is Elizabeth so excited about?
2. What is the special occasion?
3. Has Aaron ever been to Japan before?
4. Did Aaron and Elizabeth watch their film "Godzilla"?
5. How does Aaron prefer to watch HIS films (like, for the first time)?
6. However, is he able to do that?
7. In reality who does Aaron watch HIS films with for the first time?
8. How does Aaron feel about his film "Godzilla"?
9. How did Aaron feel about the performance of Bryan Cranston (Joe Brody) and Juliette Binoche (Sandra Brody)?
10. What did Elizabeth's friend say about "Godzilla"?
11. Are Aaron and Elizabeth happy to be on premiere?
12. Where are Aaron and Elizabeth from?


Виды смотрения :)

to glance - to look somewhere quickly and then look away.

glance at/over/toward: He glanced over his shoulder nervously.

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to stare - to look at someone or something very directly for a long time.

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to glimpse - to see someone or something for a moment or not completely.

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to gaze - to look at someone or something for a long time, for example because they are attractive or interesting, or because you are thinking of something else.

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Meals and art vocabulary

delicious - with a very pleasant taste or smell.

tasteful - showing good judgment about what is attractive or suitable.

fresh -
1. fresh food has been recently picked, caught, or prepared.
2. recently done, made, or experienced.
Example: The details are still fresh in my mind.
3. [BEFORE NOUN] clearly new and different
We need a completely fresh approach to the problem.
The programme takes a fresh look at this difficult issue.

tasty (about food) - tasty food has a nice flavour.

tasteless -
1. having no flavour.
2. a tasteless remark or way of behaving is slightly rude or offensive and not suitable in the situation that you are in.
3. tasteless things such as clothes, furniture, or decorations look unpleasant or ugly.


Newspapers and magazines vocabulary

to warn - to make someone conscious of a possible problem or danger so that they will not be hurt.

to declare - to announce officially that something is true or happening.

Australia declared its support for the agreement.
I was in Germany when war was declared.
A state of emergency has been declared in the province.

to announce - to make a public or official statement, especially about a plan, decision, or something that has happened.

There was a press release announcing the Senator's resignation.
Exxon has announced a 26% increase in profits.
I am pleased to announce that the Board has agreed to create 500 new jobs in our sales division.

to express - to tell someone about a feeling, opinion, or aim by speaking or writing about it.
Also used about a letter, book, or other piece of writing.

To declare offers more of an individualized expression or opinion than to announce it as if it's a done deal.


Advanced vocabulary

to seize - /si:z/ - to take something using official power and force.

paste - a food made by crushing meat, fish, or vegetables. It can be added to other food in cooking or spread on bread.

to pace - to walk with regular steps around a small area, because you are worried, nervous, or impatient.

pace up and down: He paced up and down between the kitchen and the living-room.

see (something) through - to continue doing something until it is finished, especially something unpleasant or difficult.

sсript - the written words of a play, film, television programme, speech etc.

bad-tempered - someone who is bad-tempered easily becomes annoyed or angry.

gripping - very exciting and interesting



Использование rather:

1. We often use rather for negative ideas.

Example: The weather isn't so good. It's rather cloudy.

2. When we use rather for positive ideas, it means "unusually" or "surprisingly".

Example: These oranges are rather good. Where did you buy them?

3. used for correcting what you have just said

Example: He couldn't help us, or rather he didn't want to.

4. used as a predeterminer (followed by 'a')

Example: This is rather a good wine.

5. can be used before a verb

Example: He rather enjoys telling other people what to do.

rather than - used for saying that one thing is preferred to another or happens instead of another.

Example: We want the matter settled sooner rather than later.


predeterminer - a word that can come before a determiner (=a word such as 'a', 'the', 'his', or 'this'), and gives more information about a noun.
In the phrases 'all my fingers' and 'half a loaf', the words 'all' and 'half' are predeterminers.


Cinema & theatre vocabulary

performance - the act of performing a play, dance, or other form of entertainment; the way that a person or group of people performs a piece of music or other entertainment.

Example: She gave the greatest performance of her career.

of your life - used for emphasizing that something is the best, worst etc that you have ever experienced.


Cities and towns vocabulary

edge - the part of something that is furthest from its centre.

Example: The railway station was built on the edge of town.

suburb - an area or town near a large city but away from its centre, where there are many houses, especially for middle-class people.

estate - an area where there are many houses, usually built at the same time by the same company. Many estates are owned by local government and have cheap houses for poorer families (british).

outskirts - the areas of a town or city that are furthest away from the centre.

on the outskirts of: a park on the outskirts of Edinburgh.

lane - one of the parts that a wide road or motorway is divided into, marked by painted lines and intended for one line of traffic.

lane - a narrow road, especially in the countryside (british).


Traffic vocabulary

path - a way from one place to another that people can walk along.

crossing - a place where you are allowed to cross something such as a road or border.

crossing - a journey by boat across a river or sea.

precinct - /ˈpriːˌsɪŋkt/ - a part of a town that has a particular use, especially an area where no cars are allowed (british).

crossroads - a place where one road crosses another.

roundabout - a circular area where three or more roads meet that you have to drive around in one direction in order to get onto another road.


Phrasal verbs

fall apart - 1. to break because of being old or badly made.

fall apart - 2. to lose control of your emotions and become unable to deal with a difficult situation.

fall down - to move quickly down onto the ground from an upright or standing position.

fall out - to stop being friendly with someone because you have had a disagreement with them.

fall away - to become smaller or lower in amount, level, value etc.


Phrasal verbs

hand back - to give something back to somebody.

give in - to stop competing or arguing and accept that you cannot win.

hand out - to give things to different people in a group.


Crime vocabulary

evidence - facts, statements, or objects that help to prove whether or not someone has committed a crime.

proof - information or evidence that shows that something is definitely true or definitely exists.

clue - an object or fact that someone discovers that helps them solve a crime or mystery.

fact - a piece of true information.


Environment vocabulary

landfill (or landfill site) - a large hole in the ground where waste from people's homes or from industry is buried.

fumes - smoke or gas that has an unpleasant smell, especially harmful smoke or gas.

exhaust - /ɪɡˈzɔːst/ - gases or steam produced by an engine as it works.

Exhaust fumes:


Houses and homes vocabulary

villa - a large house with a big garden in a warm country or region (especially one used for holidays).

cottage - a small house, usually in a village or the countryside.

detached house - a house that is not joined to another house.

bungalow - /ˈbʌŋɡəˌləʊ/ - a house that is all on one level (british); a small house that is often all on one level (american).


Printed Ads Vocabulary

prospectus - /prəˈspektəs/ - a small book describing a school, university etc, and giving details of its courses (british).

brochure - /ˈbrəʊʃə/ - a small magazine containing details and pictures of goods or services that you can buy.

leaflet - a printed sheet of paper, usually folded, that is provided free and gives information about something.


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