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Lost boy finds mother using Google Earth after 25 years. Google Earth: Saroo's Search. English Short Films. Best Short Films By Country. Vertical Menu with CSS3 The best short movies by country or continent.

Best Short Films By Country

Watch the best shorts from USA, Europe, India, Asia, Canada, Australia, South America and Africa! Pixels by Patrick Jean (2010) (France) (2m) * Though set in New York, Pixels is an example of the best from Europe and France. French filmmaker Patrick Jean had made several short animations before hitting the big time with Pixels. The Best Online Short Films of 2014. This year was great for ​shorts.

The Best Online Short Films of 2014

Whether you were learning about ​the most dangerous sport o​n earth, what it's like ​to be stuck ​in prison, or what it'd feel like to be part of a ​deadly W​estern joke, there was something for everyone. Presented below is a roundup of some of my favorite short movies from 2014. This list includes older films as long as they were released online this year, and it doesn't include any titles that have already been highlighted in my weekly ​I'm Short, Not Stupid column. Let the short film screening party begin! Watch The Best Short Movies.

Visual_grammar_of_film-lesson-plan. MovieAnalysisWorksheetRubyBridges. Film Analysis. Paragraph 1: Offer your overall impression of the film while mentioning the movie's title, director, and key actors.

Film Analysis

Paragraph 2: Summarize the plot of the film Paragraph 3: How did the actors portray key character roles? Did they fulfill your expectations given your knowledge of the original novel or play (if one exists)? Section_5. 15 Great Short Films. Movies and TV Over the last century, cinema has played an increasingly important role in popular culture, combining visual media, soundtrack, and dialogue to mix together three of the biggest components of art: visual art, music and prose.

15 Great Short Films

However, with all the attention given to feature length films, short film is often overlooked. Guess who’s coming to dinner. Note : All Viralelt posts share the same structure.

Guess who’s coming to dinner

Invisible people. Note : All Viralelt posts share the same structure.

Invisible people

Teacher’s notes appear only on How to use Viralelt. This is done to keep “teacher text” to a minimum and avoid repetition. Is homelessness a serious problem where you live? How often do you see people living on the street? How do you feel when you walk past homeless people? Which two of the above questions are being discussed? Download “Question time” and the “Sitting comfortably?” Roots.1977 [LeVar Burton, Robert Reed, John Amos ] VOA TV – Hero Pilot Now Turns to Stopping a Descent in New Pilots. Pilot Chesley Sullenberger is known for his heroic actions in early 2009.

VOA TV – Hero Pilot Now Turns to Stopping a Descent in New Pilots

He acted when his airplane struck birds and both engines failed just after it left an airport in New York. AIR CONTROLLER: “Okay, which runway would you like at Teterboro?” FLIGHT 1549: “We’re gonna be in the Hudson.” Sullenberger decided where and how to land his US Airways plane. Sully - Official Trailer. TED Weekends asks: What if your life were to end today … On January 17, 2009, at 3:24pm, Flight 1549 took off from New York’s LaGuardia Airport as normal.

TED Weekends asks: What if your life were to end today …

Five minutes later, it had crash-landed in the Hudson River. While the heroic landing of Captain Chesley “Sully” Sullenberger has become the stuff of aviation legend, during the white-knuckle landing his passengers had no idea whether they would survive or die on impact. Movies, TV & Videos. NB: There are copyright restrictions on the use of TV/radio programmes and movies for educational purposes.

Movies, TV & Videos

Teachers are responsible to checking that their institution has an appropriate screenrights licence. See for more information. – includes resources for Rabbit Proof Fence, The Castle, Whale Rider, Finding Nemo, Looking for Alibrandi, and more. Cheap and available to download, and in different levels for different movies.Metro Magazine – a good one for studying movies & their Study Guides are highly recommendedAustralian Screen – over a thousand video clip extracts from Australian films & TV programs with teachers’ notes and transcripts – highly recommended.NFSA Films YouTube channel – National Film & Sound ArchiveUsing film texts to teach about the English Language – from ACMI, this resource offers suggestions for using film to introduce students to the different varieties of Australian English.

Elementary Level: Fun & Innovative ESL English Videos - oomongzu. Bethany Hamilton short documentary by - This Iz My Story. Should we eat bugs? - Emma Bryce. Pride & Prejudice (6/10) Movie CLIP - Elizabeth's Pride (2005) HD. Tragic Consequences of Bullying in School. Authorities say a planned massacre at a New Bedford, Mass., high school could have been another Columbine — or perhaps even worse — if police hadn't gotten wind of a group of students' alleged plot to detonate explosives, shoot classmates, and then kill themselves.

Tragic Consequences of Bullying in School

The students have pleaded not guilty, but according to police reports, the five teens who allegedly planned the attack had complained of being picked on and called names. A note found by a janitor at the school spoke of "getting everyone back for calling us names and beating us with ugly sticks. " The statement is reminiscent of the suicide note left by Eric Harris, one of the two attackers at Columbine High School in Littleton, Colo: "Your children who have ridiculed me, who have chosen not to accept me, who have treated me like I am not worth their time, are dead. " Experts say bullying is a serious and widespread problem that can lead to school shootings and suicide.

Physical and Emotional Toll. CBS Evening News Video - Dracula Official Trailer #1 - Bela Lugosi Movie (1931) HD. Do you know a Boston hero? Tell us, please. 10 Modern-Day Heroes Actively Changing The World. Miscellaneous As children we all had our favorite superheroes. We loved them, worshipped them, pretended to be them, dressed like them and even talked like them. Now that we’re adults, we are all too well aware that heroes are in high demand but can rarely be found. The overwhelming ugliness and depravity found everywhere in the world today, has desensitized us to the point where hardly anything seems shocking or repulsive anymore. The Seven Best Short Films for ELT Students - Kieran Donaghy.

I’ve been writing lesson plans designed around short films for my website Film English for six years. Teachers often ask me how I find the short films I use in my lesson plans. The answer is quite simple: I’ve watched literally thousands of short films and developed an instinct for the type of engaging and simple short films which will work in the ELT classroom. In this article I’d like to share what for me are the seven best short films for the language classroom. The Seven Best Film and Video Resource Sites - Kieran Donaghy.

As part of the launch of the website I’m organising a prize draw for my new book Film in Action. Everybody who subscribes to the website in February and March will be entered into the draw. This is the first in a series of posts in which I will look at what I think are some of the best websites, resources, books, short films, and videos for English language teachers and their students. All of the posts will be titled ‘The Seven Best …‘ There is now a wealth of online video and film resources for both language teachers and their students.

Malala's Courage: Student Discussion Guide. An assassination attempt was not enough to curtail the human-rights work of teenage activist Malala Yousafzai. In fact, her brush with death at the hands of the Taliban only served to strengthen her resolve and led to her recognition as a joint winner of the 2014 Nobel Peace Prize. The 17-year-old Pakistani rose to prominence as a vocal advocate for girls’ right to education. The Taliban, which ardently disagrees with Yousafzai’s position, was fearful that her activism would inspire others to act. The group planned to silence the teen, and while she rode a school bus, a Taliban gunman shot her in the head. Yousafzai was flown to England, where she received emergency care and eventually recovered from her injuries. He Named Me Malala. Malala: There is a moment when you have to choose whether to be silent or to stand up.

Presenters: Tonight Malala remains in intensive care. She was shot in the head for daring to suggest girls should go to school. Malala’s father: Me and my wife, we cried all the night. The doctors told me, she will survive but she may not be the same as she was. Malala: They shot me on the left side of my head. 9/11 Attacks. Raising meat organically. Barbara Johns of Farmville, Virginia. 10 Modern-Day Heroes Actively Changing The World. The Incomparable Malala Yousafzai. Nelson Mandela: Champion of Freedom Video - Nelson Mandela. You're almost done! Biography of Nelson Mandela: End of Apartheid. Urban Legends-spiders in cactus. The Sniper - Liam O'Flaherty. Fun videos to use in the ESL classroom. Lesson plans with short videos.

CrowdWish Level: B2/Upper Intermediate and up Skills: Speaking, reading and listening. June 2012. Goodnight Mister Tom - Kimstudies. Downloadable lesson materials. 36 Questions to fall in love Level B1 upwards Skills: speaking and listening Language: Question forms (including slightly more complex B1 forms) "The Giving Tree" A short film. MERLIN THE MAGICIAN: English fairy tale for kids. The evolution of the book - Julie Dreyfuss. A new curated digital collection of videos and learning resources for teachers everywhere. Kim Preshoff is the Obi-Wan Kenobi of science teachers in her community. With more than 25 years of classroom experience, she’s an expert at how to use the force of curiosity to keep kids engaged and learning.

For her TED-Ed Innovation Project, Preshoff created a classroom-ready digital collection of 100+ great videos and learning resources about core topics in art, history, science, and beyond. The Canterville Ghost [English] 1/2. Merry Christmas Mr Bean. Teacher's note; GRAFFITI OF MR TUAPIA - CHRIS DUDMAN. The Seven Best Short Films for ELT Students - Kieran Donaghy. Symbolism Short Film Activity by Colleen W on Prezi. BBC Learning English - Dramas from BBC Learning English. The Shovel. Austin's Butterfly: Building Excellence in Student Work - Models, Critique, and Descriptive Feedback. 11 Quick and Amazing ways to use PowToon in your Classroom by PowToon!

William Shakespeare - Mini Biography. Boutique Hagedorn. Extra English Episode 1 - Hectors arrival. Goodnight Mister Tom - KimStudies. The Terry Fox Story (Full Movie, 1983) Nicholas James Vujicic _No arms.._ No legs.._ No worries!.wmv. Homeless to Harvard part 1. Mini Series - The Diary Of Anne Frank 1 of 5. American Justice - Murder And Mrs B{Regal}