sábado, 20 de octubre de 2012

Vocabulary: Books and films

A series (n) is a basic story but may have many different stories or characters in each episode. TV series can continue over many seasons.
A serial (n) is one story divided into a number of episodes. The last episode completes the story.
A playwright (n) is a person who writes plays.
A novelist (n) is a person who writes novels.
An episode (n) is one quantity of viewing in a serial.
A chapter (n) is one of the parts that a book is divided into.
A classic (n) is a piece of writing of high quality which has become a standard against which other works are judged.
Mythology (n) refers to the well-known stories made up in the past to explain natural events or to justify religious beliefs or social customs.
A heroine (n) is a female hero (main character with good qualities)
The villain (n) is the main bad character.
The characters (n) are the people in the book or film.
The plot (n) is the storyline.
A script (n) is the version of the novel that has been adapted for TV, radio or film.
A novel (n) is a book containing a long story about imaginary characters.
A scene (n) in a novel, film or play is part of it in which a series of events happen in the same place.
Scenery (n) is the land, water or plants that you can see around.
The location (n) is the place where something is filmed.
If something is set (v) somewhere, it is located there.
The narrator (n) is the person whose voice tells the story.
Fiction (n) is stories about imaginary people or events.


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