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Film English. I forgot my phone. This EFL lesson is designed around a beautiful short film by Miles Crawford titled I lost my phone and the theme of mobile phones. Students listen to a film and speculate about what is happening, watch the film to check their answers and talk about mobile phone use. Language level: Intermediate (B1) – Upper Intermediate (B2) Learner type:Teens and adults Time: 90 minutes Activity: Watching a short film, speculating and speaking Topic: Mobile phones Language: Present continuous tense; modal verbs of speculation and vocabulary related to mobile phones. Materials: Short film Downloadable materials: I forgot my phone lesson instructions The School for Training is a small specialist teacher training institute in Barcelona, providing innovative courses of the highest quality for teachers from around the world.

Find out more about the courses and how to enrol here. Step 1 Tell the learners they are going to hear, but not see a short film in which a young woman she in a variety of different situations. Maybe. This EFL lesson plan is designed around a short film called Maybe by Jgrey and the themes of daydreaming and love. Students describe a photo, speculate, write sentences using “maybe”, and watch a short film. 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) – Upper Intermediate (B2) Learner type: Teens and adults Time: 60 minutes Activity: Describing a photo, speculating, writing sentences using “maybe”, and watching a short film Topic: Daydreaming and love Language: Maybe + present simple Materials: Short film Downloadable material: maybe lesson instructions Support Film English Film English remains ad-free and takes many hours a month to research and write, and hundreds of dollars to sustain.

Step 1 Show students the photo below and ask them to answer the following questions in pairs: Where are they? What are they doing? Step 2 Step 4 Step 5. Selfie. This EFL lesson plan is designed around a short film by Matthew Frost starring Kirsten Dunst, and the theme of celebrity selfies. Students discuss meeting famous people, roleplay meeting their hero or heroine, watch a short film and discuss selfies and celebrity selfies. 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) Learner type: Teens and adults Time: 90 minutes Activity: Speaking, performing a roleplay, watching a short film, Topic: Selfies, meeting famous people and modern society Language: Questions Materials: Short film Downloadable materials: selfie lesson instructions Support Film English Film English remains ad-free and takes many hours a month to research and write, and hundreds of dollars to sustain.

Step 1 Ask your students the following question: Have you ever met a famous person? Step 2 Step 3 Step 4 Step 5 Step 6. The DNA Journey. This ELT lesson is designed around a short viral video commissioned by Momondo, and the theme of nationalities, ethnic groups, racism and DNA. In this lesson students watch a short video, make predictions, and speak about nationalities, ethnic groups, racism and genetics. 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) – Upper Intermediate (B2) Learner type: Teens and adults Time: 90 minutes Activity: Watching a short video, making predictions, and speaking Topic: DNA, racism, nationalities and ethnic groups Language: Language connected to nationalities, ethnic groups and genetics, will and going to Materials: Short video Downloadable materials: dna journey lesson instructions Support Film English Film English remains free and takes many hours a month to research and write, and hundreds of dollars to sustain.

Step 1 Step 2 Step 3 Step 4 Step 5. The Reader. This EFL lesson plan is designed around a moving short film commissioned by Bells and directed by Greg Gray. In the lesson students write a narrative, watch a short film and discuss literacy strategies. 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) – Upper Intermediate (B2) Learner type: All ages Time: 90 minutes Activity: Writing a short story, watching a short film, and speaking Topic: Reading and literacy Language: Narrative structures Materials: Six screenshots and a short film Downloadable materials: the reader lesson instructions the reader screenshots Support Film English Film English remains ad-free and takes many hours a month to research and write, and hundreds of dollars to sustain.

Step 1 Put your students into small groups. Step 2 Give them the document with the six screenshots from a short film. Step 3 Step 4 Step 5 Step 6 Step 7. Touch. This EFL lesson plan is designed around a short film titled Touch by Joshua Neale, commissioned by Huawei. Students practise vocabulary related to senses, speak about senses, watch a short film, identify what is happening in each scene, and discuss the film. 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: Elementary (A1) – Pre-intermediate (A2) Learner type: Teens and adults Time: 60 minutes Activity: Vocabulary practise, watching a short film, and speaking Topic: Senses and touch Language: Vocabulary related to senses and touch, present simple and present continuous tenses Materials: Short film Downloadable materials: touch lesson instructions Support Film English Film English remains ad-free and takes many hours a month to research and write, and hundreds of dollars to sustain.

Step 1 Write “the 5 senses” on the board. Step 2 Step 3 Step 4 Step 5 Step 6 Step 7.