The Shawshank Redemption

An Australian man talks about his favourite movie, The Shawshank Redemption.

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 'The Shawshank Redemption' because of its theme of hope and its exciting and tense atmosphere.

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 his favourite movie?
  • Why?
  • How does he describe the film's atmosphere?


His favourite movie is 'The Shawshank Redemption'.

It has a good message of hope.

He thinks it's a exciting and tense movie.