Eat Pray Love - The Spring Issue

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Eat Pray Love is a film starring Julia Roberts as Liz, based on Elizabeth Gilbert’s best-selling memoir.

The Plot   

The protagonist had everything a modern woman is supposed to dream of having - a husband, a house, a successful career - yet she found herself lost, confused, and searching for what she really wanted in life.  In her travels, she discovers the true pleasure of nourishment by eating in Italy; the power of prayer in India, and, finally and unexpectedly, the inner peace and balance of true love in Bali.

CLIP:   “I Am Not Checking Out”

(A) Preview
The scene that you are about to see is called “I Am Not Checking Out”.
Do you think she will be talking about...

a) a hotel      b) not looking at someone   c) quitting something

(B) Watching
Watch the clip and answer the following questions:

1. How long has Liz either "been with a guy or breaking up with a guy"? _______________________.

 a) For the past 15 years   b) Since she was 15  c) 15 times

2. Liz's friend thinks Liz will miss her _______________________.

a) friends and family  b)  job    c)  city

3. Liz wants to _______________________.
a) increase her ability to work harder   b)   recover her appetite for life
c)  find the perfect spaghetti recipe

4. Liz thinks that Italy is a place where she will be able to _______________________.

a)  get excited about life again    b)   relax      c)   go on a diet

5. Liz's friend thinks that Liz ________________________.

a)  should go back to college     b)    should go talk with a college kid
 c)  is behaving in an immature way

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