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CARGO - Tropfest Australia 2013 Finalist (TSI "Balloon") Educational Clips from Popular Media. The Literacy Shed - Home. The Butterfly Circus [Short Film HD] In the Hollow. A fun way to learn English. YA 1_1 HD, in English, with critical commentary. What’s on your mind? This EFL lesson is designed around a short film by Shaun Higton and the theme of Facebook.

What’s on your mind?

Students practise vocabulary related to social media, watch a short film, and talk about Facebook. 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. Look Up. This EFL lesson is designed around a short film and poem by Gary Turk and the theme of isolation caused by the use of new technology.

Look Up

Students watch a short film with no sound and speculate about the story it tells, read a poem and discuss digital technology, social media and isolation. 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: Upper Intermediate (B2) – Advanced (C1) Mordillo Cartoons Folge 2 (VHS) CGI Animated Short Film HD: "The Present Short Film" by Jacob Frey.

The Shovel. National Geographic. PBS LearningMedia. Instructional and Educational Videos, Animated Explanations, - Explania. LingualNet - Learning English Through Media. Trapped - Australian TV Series. Multimedia-English - learn real English, prepare for real life. Watch The Stunning Christmas Short Film About An Endless Friendship. How can film help you teach or learn English?

What can film and video add to the learning experience?

How can film help you teach or learn English?

Kieran Donaghy, who won the British Council’s Teaching English blog award for his post I want to learn English because…, explains why film is such a good resource, and recommends some useful websites. Language teachers have been using films in their classes for decades, and there are a number of reasons why film is an excellent teaching and learning tool. Learning from films is motivating and enjoyable Motivation is one of the most important factors in determining successful second-language acquisition. Films and TV shows are an integral part of students’ lives so it makes perfect sense to bring them into the language classroom. Film provides authentic and varied language Another benefit of using film is that it provides a source of authentic and varied language. English in Vancouver. Kate Winslet and the little Australian anti-bullying film that took on the world. When one of Australian writer-director Galvin Scott Davis’ little boys was bullied he wanted to comfort him by reading him a book about overcoming bullies.

Kate Winslet and the little Australian anti-bullying film that took on the world

But when he searched the well-stocked bookshelf in his bedroom, he couldn’t find one. So he turned to his own imagination and made up a story. “My middle boy was acting quiet and I found out that he’d been bullied. It wasn’t a bad case of bullying but it was enough to make him lose his confidence,” Davis told Guardian Australia from Los Angeles where he is on a promotional tour for his short film Daisy Chain. “So I sat down and told him a bedtime story off the cuff. Louis theroux.

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Cambridge University Press’s Videos on Vimeo. Main - LinkEngPark. Short films. Here is a collection of good short films: * Alma (approx. 5 mins):* Bend it like Beckham (short clip from movie + questions)* Boats (approx. 6:15 mins):* By the pool (approx. 2:35 mins)* Cargo (approx. 7 mins):* December (approx. 1.40 mins):* Giving (approx. 3 mins):* Identity (approx. 5:20 mins):* Let's make a movie (approx. 7 mins):* Marry Me (approx. 7 mins):* Matt (approx 13 mins.):* Max's movie (series in ten episodes from UR)* Mo'ne Davis: Throw Like a Girl (approx. 16 mins):* Paperman - short film:* The Present (approx. 4 mins):The Present from Jacob Frey on Vimeo.* Roof Rattling (approx. 14:40 mins)* Selfie:* Spin (approx. 8 mins):Questions:* is it ok to reverse the order of things that happen in life?

Short films

* What could the consequences be? * Should we do everything we can to avoid bad things from happening in life? Why/why not? * Describe the people in the film - are there different kinds of people? An innovative way to learn english. 10 Must-See Animated Short Films. Movies and TV No matter how old you are, I’m sure you’d love good animations and cartoons.

10 Must-See Animated Short Films

I still remember spending my whole afternoons watching Cartoon Network when I was still a kid. But even more so than what’s available on your local cable channel, a lot of good animations are also available on Youtube! The short films are a special mention, as many of them come with a good story. The list below has 10 popular short film animations (in no particular order) you must see on Youtube. Let’s start our list with a feel-good love story. I can‘t tell if this one’s inspirational or if it’s actually sad – but one thing’s for sure, it hits that soft spot in your heart. Post It - short film. Alma. CGI Animated Short HD: "Take Me Home" by Nair Archawattana. CGI Animated Short HD: "Runaway" by Susan Yung, Emily Buchanan and Esther Parobek.

CGI Animated Shorts HD: "Francis" - Directed by Richard Hickey.

Precious

TED-Ed. Seven Things I Learned in Seven Years. This EFL lesson is designed around a short film by Maria Popova and her reflections on what she has learned since she set up her wonderful website Brain Pickings titled Seven Things I Have Learned in Seven Years of Reading, Writing and Living.

Seven Things I Learned in Seven Years

Ghost In The Bedroom. Learn English Through Movies. CoolRiddles. Videojug – Fresh, Original, Daily. The world’s best how to videos plus free expert advice and tutorials. Holly's Heroes: A whole new ball game. Video lessons - All Videos.

The Best Short Films. English news and easy articles for students of English. Instructional and Educational Videos, Animated Explanations, - Explania. The Wave. SERIAL TAXI: Great Twist to a Serial Killer story. A Short Animated Student Film By Paolo Cogliati.