Improve your English vocabulary and listening in just six minutes! Filming sex scenes or passionate kisses can be awkward for many actors. That’s where a new professional – the ‘intimacy coordinator’ steps in. Neil and Georgina discuss intimacy on screen, the difference between filming in the US and the UK, and teach you related vocabulary along the way.
This week’s question
In 1953, which was the year this movie won the Oscar for Best Picture. The film thrilled audiences with a famous beach kiss between actors, Burt Lancaster, and Deborah Kerr, as they rolled around in the waves – but what was the movie?
a) West Side Story
b) From Here to Eternity
c) Singin’ in the Rain
Listen to the programme to find out the answer.
very successful movie or book that sells many copies and makes a lot of money
very close personal or sexual relationship between a couple
gently and repeatedly touch with your hand in a pleasurable way
do or make something that looks real but is not
legal document to either allow or prevent something being done in a different way from usual
each and every
every single one (used for emphasis)
To download the audio and a transcript, go to: https://www.bbc.co.uk/learningenglish/english/features/6-minute-english/ep-210816