English @ the Movies: 'Word Travels' (ZT)
Welcome to the English @ the movies where we teach you American English heard at the movies. Today's saying is "Word Travel" from the new movie "Pete's Dragon". Dragons are imaginary creature, but in the movie, this one is real. A boy named Pete lives in the forest with a dragon. Let's listen for the saying: " Word Travel."
---You heard about the boy?
---You know word travels in this town. How long has he been out there?
---You don't survive a forest for six years alone...
So it is the meaning of "Word Travels"?
A). He moves a lot.
B). News spreads fast.
Listen again and see if you are correct.
"Word travels'" means news spread fast. The discovery that the boy lived in a forest alone in the woods for six years was big news. People talked about it, the news got out. But this is not just true in the movies. Word travels fast when people talk about things in person. But now with the internet, word travels almost anywhere around the world and even faster.
Pete's Dragon - Official US Trailer(ZT)
Pete's Dragon is a 2016 American fantasy adventure film about a 11 years old boy named Pete who lives in a forest with a dragon named"Elliott".