A Hauntingly Beautiful Short Film About Life and Death. The Life of Death is a touching hand drawn animation about the day Death fell in love with Life.
After being well received on various animation festivals and being featured on the EYE film DVD of Selected Dutch Shorts it is finally online! Absolutely beautiful and powerful storytelling, everything in this short film focuses on making it easier for people to accept death as a natural, almost beautiful and dignified fact. Deeply touching and immersive thought provoking, this animated short movie by Marsha Onderstijn is an absolutely must see! Via: filmsforaction.org, www.marshaonderstijn.com, Art The System Music by Ramon de Wilde. 23 Must See Movies Before Your Visit to Walt Disney World. Is a visit to Walt Disney World in your future?
Lucky you! My parents have retired in Florida so we have been blessed to visit the park a few times. The first time we climbed into the Swiss Family Robinson's treehouse and sailed the raft to Tom Sawyer's Island, my kids were confused. They hadn't seen either of the movies and once I explained they were 'live action', the kids were surprised to know there were non-animated Disney movies! Our family movie nights expanded to include some of the older, non-animated features that I enjoyed as a child and quickly became family favorites. So before you head off to enjoy 'the happiest place on Earth', there are a few must-see Disney movies (along with some non-Disney movies) that will help to enhance your visit to the parks!
There are so many rides & attractions that are based on a famous Disney film. For example, one of the most well-known and photographed attractions is the Dumbo ride at Walt Disney World. Toy Story Toy Story Finding Nemo Peter Pan . . Kids Movies about Lying and Telling Truth. Today we kick off our Summer Movie for Kids series.
We are teaming with two other websites to bring you ideas of good movies for kids to watch in the summer, and how to build in educational elements into the movie experience. 18 Movies for Building Resilience in Children. How does your child do when he/she failed a test?
How about losing a game? Do they easily give up on the subject? Or go back keeping working on it? Resilience is the capacity to withstand and to recover quickly from stress and difficulties. We want our children be resilient, because life is not a smooth ride forever, there are always bumps and accidents on the road. Movies of building resilience for young children 1.
Movies of building resilience for older children 1. The Seven Best Film and Video Resource Sites. 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. Here I’m going to recommend the seven sites that I have found most useful and engaging. 8 Simple Learning Centers Great for Grammar Class. English For All. LingualNet - Learning English Through Media. Study English - IELTS Preparation. Learn English with ESL Videos and Lessons - Real English is a Registered Trademark of The Marzio School. Lesson 1 - Hi!
Level: BeginnerNormal, Formal, and Informal Greetings, What's your name? , and possessive adjectives. Lesson 2 - Where are you from? Level: BeginnerIncludes This vs that and an introduction to introducing people. Lesson 3a - The Alphabet Level: Absolute Beginner through Advanced! Lesson 3b - Spelling Test Level: BeginnerSpelling Test for Beginners. Lesson 4 - What's your favorite color? Study English with fun, free ESL video quizzes. ESLnotes.com - The English Learner Movie Guides. The Best Popular Movies/TV Shows For ESL/EFL. You might want to see our book excerpt, Eight Ways to Use Video With English Language Learners I’ve written a guest post for Edutopia titled 5-Minute Film Festival: 8 Videos for ELL Classrooms.
Check Out my related New York Times post The Best Fun Videos For English Language Learners In 2015 – So Far Movies and television shows can be an effective tool for teaching and learning English (or, for that matter, any academic subject) if used strategically and not as a “babysitting” device. I thought it might be useful to prepare a “The Best…” list resources that teachers might find useful related to using video in the ESL/EFL classroom. Before I list specific movies or shows, I’ll begin by some ideas, and sites, where you can get more recommendations on how to use video in the classroom. I’ve hardly ever shown a video clip for more than ten minutes during one class period. You might also be interested in The Best Movie Scenes To Use For English-Language Development.