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Listening Comprehension: Movie Review Posted by on Mar 30, 2010 in Movies

Today, we’re going to do a listening comprehension exercise with a movie review from VEJA. You can watch more of them here, as well as other interesting online content from the magazine.



1. What is the title of “500 Days of Summer” in Portuguese?

2. What are the reviewers two favorite movies of the month?

3. Based on what the reviewer says about Joseph Gordon-Levitt, what do you think bárbaro means, in context?

4. Why does the reviewer like Zooey Deschanel as an actress?

5. What is the reviewer’s overall opinion on the movie?


1. 500 Dias Com Ela

2. 500 Days of Summer and District 9

3. Excellent, very good

4. She’s very direct and frank

5. She thinks it’s a beautiful movie with great actors, and isn’t like the usual romantic comedies that Hollywood constantly churns out

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  1. Margarita:

    I like this film))
    but I guess it’s called ‘500 dias COM ela’, but not ‘SEM’=)