The Naked Gun

by Kevin R Burns
(Kanagawa, Japan)

Movie: “The Naked Gun”



Using this very funny movie in the ESL or EFL classroom


I often show my students this movie because it is funny, there is a lot of physical humour, and it is easy for the students to follow and enjoy. If you want to show your students this movie, here are some questions you can ask them.


Starring Leslie Nielsen & Priscilla Presley


Story:

Police detective Frank Drebin (Leslie Nielsen) tries to stop a crime. Someone wants to kill a very important person from the UK.

Answer the following Questions and hand it in to your teacher.

1. What kind of movie is this? (genre)

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2. Why is Priscilla Presley famous?

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3. Is this movie funny? Why?/Why not?

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4. Who might get killed in this movie? Do they get killed? If not why not?
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5. Did you enjoy the movie? Why?/Why not?


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6. Why the title, “The Naked Gun"?

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7. Which TV series was this movie based on? (come from)

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