Notting%20Hill%20worksheet. Lost Property. This EFL lesson is designed around a beautiful short film titled Lost Property by Asa Lucander.
Students do a dictation, work out meanings of the verb ‘lose’, speak about lost items, watch a trailer and short film, and write a story. The Journey. This EFL lesson is designed around a short film commissioned by John Lewis as their Christmas TV commercial.
Students practice vocabulary related to journeys and Christmas, prepositions, song lyrics, speaking and writing. I would ask all teachers who use Film English to consider buying my book Film in Action as the royalties which I receive from sales help to keep the website completely free. Language level: Intermediate (B1) – Advanced (C1) 365 Grateful. This EFL lesson is designed around a project and short film by Hailey Bartholomew titled 365 Grateful.
In January 2008, in an effort to fight depression, Hailey started a year long photographic project which involved taking one Polaroid photo a day of something she felt grateful for. Students write sentences about what they are grateful for, watch a short film, discuss gratitude, and create their own gratitude project. Language level: Intermediate (B1) – Upper Intermediate (B2) Learner type: Teens and adults Time: 90 minutes. Soulmate. "Look Up" by Gary Turk. Video: “Why is English Spelling So Weird?” Short Films for Class on Vimeo. The Best Short Films Free. 18 Animations of Classic Literary Works: From Plato and Shakespeare, to Kafka, Hemingway and Gaiman. Yesterday we featured Piotr Dumala's 2000 animation of Fyodor Dostoyevsky’s classic novel, Crime and Punishment, and it reminded us of many other literary works that have been wonderfully re-imagined by animators -- many that we've featured here over the years.
Rather than leaving these wondrous works buried in the archives, we're bringing them back and putting them all on display. And what better place to start than with a foundational text -- Plato's Republic. We were tempted to show you a claymation version of the seminal philosophical work (watch here), but we decided to go instead with Orson Welles' 1973 narration of The Cave Allegory, which features the surreal artistic work of Dick Oden. Staying with the Greeks for another moment ... This one may have Sophocles and Aeschylus spinning in their graves. Eight years before Piotr Dumala tackled Dostoyevsky’s Crime and Punishment, Dumala produced a short animated film based on The Diaries of Franz Kafka. E.B. Film English. Film English is the brainchild of teacher, trainer and author Kieran Donaghy ( Kieran’s LinkedIn profile).
Kieran teaches at UAB Idiomes Barcelona, part of the Univiersitat Autònoma de Barcelona. The site promotes the innovative and creative use of film in English language teaching and learning. All of the lesson plans revolve around the use of video and film to teach English. The site promotes cineliteracy, the ability to analyse moving images, and considers cineliteracy as a 21st century skill which our students need to learn. In addition, the lessons promote critical thinking in the language classroom, and encourage learners to reflect on values while learning a language. Film English has become a very popular resource English Teaching bank and is visited by over 80,000 teachers every month and there are over 2.5 million page views a year.
Kieran writes extensively about film in education. Weekly Online Short Films. The Freedom Writers Diary Lesson Plans for Teachers. Teaching The Freedom Writers Diary The Freedom Writers Diary lesson plan contains a variety of teaching materials that cater to all learning styles.
Inside you'll find 30 Daily Lessons, 20 Fun Activities, 180 Multiple Choice Questions, 60 Short Essay Questions, 20 Essay Questions, Quizzes/Homework Assignments, Tests, and more. The lessons and activities will help students gain an intimate understanding of the text, while the tests and quizzes will help you evaluate how well the students have grasped the material. View a free sample Target Grade: 7th-12th (Middle School and High School) Length of Lesson Plan: Approximately 153 pages. Browse The Freedom Writers Diary Lesson Plan: Full Lesson Plan Overview Completely Customizable! The Freedom Writers Diary lesson plan is downloadable in PDF and Word. Lesson Plan Calendars The Lesson Plan Calendars provide daily suggestions about what to teach. PAY IT FORWARD. Student News. Learn English from movies.
LearnEnglish GREAT Videos. Learn English With Animation Movies - Full Movie English Subtitles. The Notebook. Short Film Channels. LearnEnglish GREAT Videos. The History of English in 10 Minutes. Short films. 100 Incredibly Useful YouTube Channels for Teachers. YouTube has earned a reputation for featuring brain cell-slaughtering fare such as the truly abysmal Fred and playing host to the some of the most depressingly stupid comments this side of Yahoo!
News. But for every participant liberally dishing out misspelled racist, sexist and homophobic talking points, there is at least one whose channel genuinely offers something provocative and educational. For teachers hoping to infuse multimedia into their classrooms, YouTube makes for an excellent starting point. Plenty of universities, nonprofits, organizations, museums and more post videos for the cause of education both in and out of schools.
The following list compiles some of the ones most worthy of attention, as they feature plenty of solid content appealing to their respective audiences and actively try to make viewers smarter. The Best Short Films. Learning English Through Film.