My Favourite Movie, Shrek

In the beginner English listening video a young Canadian woman tells us why her favourite movie is 'Shrek'.

Self Study


Listen to the dialogue in the episode again. Try to write down what they say and then check with the answers below.


My favourite movie is 'Shrek'.

This is because I watched it all the time when I was little, and I still watch it now because it makes me laugh.

And when things are funny it makes me feel better, so whenever I'm sad I can just put on the movie 'Shrek', and I will be happy again.

Self Study

Use a voice recorder to try to summarize what they said in the episode. You can use the questions and answers below to help.


  • What's her favourite movie?
  • When did she first watch it?
  • Why does she watch it now?
  • How does that make her feel?


Her favourite movie is 'Shrek'.

She first watched it when she was a little girl.

She watches it now because it makes her laugh.

If she watches it when she's sad, then she feels happy again.



US - favorite / UK - favourite