Movie Segments to Assess Grammar Goals: 27 Dresses: Present Perfect Romantic comedies are not my cup of tea, but they are wonderful sources of activities. 27 dresses is no exception. This scene is great for practicing the present perfect tense. I. Talk to a partner: 1. 2. 3. 4. II. 1. ( ) read a magazine 2. ( ) read a book 3. ( ) use the computer 4. ( ) moisturize your hands with cream 5. ( ) work out 6. ( ) clean the stove 7. ( ) speak to yourself out loud 8. ( ) talk to your sister (or someone else) 9. ( ) dance 10. ( ) eat III. IV. Ex: 1. 2. Answer key: III.
QualityTime-ESL Comprendre le “Bloody Sunday” à Derry, en musique et films - TRAVEL AND FILM - Blog de Voyages et Cinéma Vous connaissez tous cette chanson si célèbre « Sunday, Bloody Sunday » de U2, mais savez-vous bien de quoi elle parle et ce que Bono raconte dans ses paroles ? L’histoire du Bloody Sunday = dimanche sanglant Le 30 janvier 1972, à Derry en Ulster alors que les catholiques d’Irlande du Nord manifestent encore pour l’égalité avec les protestants, les parachutistes britanniques ouvrent le feu sur une foule totalement pacifique de 20 000 personnes, faisant 14 morts et autant de blessés, parmi eux beaucoup n’avaient que 17 ans. Les manifestants ne s’attendaient pas à cela ayant eu l’assurance que l’IRA ne sèmerait pas le trouble ce jour-là. Ils manifestaient pour leur droits civils, pour obtenir le droit de vote comme les protestants car à l’époque il fallait être propriétaires pour pouvoir voter, or la plupart des catholiques n’étaient pas propriétaires de leur logement. mural du bloody sunday La colombe de la paix dans le Bogside à Derry Free Derry Museum et tour Free Derry Museum Guildhall
¿Qué es micro-learning? Según la Wikipedia, el microlearning consiste la producción de pequeñas unidades de contenido y el diseño de actividades de aprendizaje a corto plazo. … Se emplea en el contexto del e-learning y de campos relacionados, aportando una nueva perspectiva paradigmática en los procesos de aprendizaje en entornos mediados. He aquí un rápido vistazo a los fundamentos del microlearning: El microlearning se estructura en pequeños pasos (contrariamente al enfoque tradicional de aprendizaje a través de módulos de una hora de duración). Esto es posible con la ayuda de breves unidades o actividades (también llamadas “píldoras” de aprendizaje) que son a corto plazo, “digeribles” y fácilmente “manejables”.El microlearning se ajusta a las limitaciones del cerebro humano con respecto a su capacidad de atención.
Town vocabulary In this post I would like to introduce about 20 new words connected with towns. These words are neccessary if you want to speak about the place where you live or stay. The vocabulary is for elementary and pre-intermediate students and it covers different basic features which can be found in towns and cities. ADVERT: This post contains a video with the correct pronunciation and example sentences. If you feel that you need to practise the words, watch the video several times. Town vocabulary – mind map Now you should try to complete the following mind map with all the words from the video. The first game will test your vocabulary knowledge.
The Representation of Non-Violent Political Activism in Bloody Sunday and Omagh – Offscreen Bloody Sunday The debate between violence and constitutionalism runs through films about Irish history, and in particularly those which deal with political violence in Northern Ireland (generally referred to as “the Troubles”). This conflict is typically dramatized in the form of an Irish Republican Army (IRA) member considering giving up violence. Two relatively recent films, Bloody Sunday (2002, Paul Greengrass) and Omagh (2004, Pete Travis) are unusual and interesting because the question they dramatize is whether their protagonists should reject non-violence, but offer different conclusions to its effectiveness and legitimacy. Historically, one of the constants in films dealing with the Troubles is the dramatic tension between two paramilitary gunmen. This concern is central to the Jim Sheridan-Terry George trilogy of Troubles films. The two “sides” are also represented in different ways. Omagh Having introduced the two sides, the film then tests the theory of non-violence.
Starting-Off Points for Writing Screenplays Scribendi.com suggests some starting points for writing screenplays. So you want to write a screenplay, but you don't know where to begin? Adapt a book Hollywood's been using this trick for years. Adapt another screenplay Write your screenplay based on an existing screenplay, but from a different character's perspective. Write a sequel or a prequel to one of your favorite films Discovering which elements of an original story to retain and where to introduce new ones is a challenge unique to sequel writers. Set it locally and start from there When writing screenplays, setting your scene locally will allow you to work on skills in character development, introduction of plot twists, realistic dialogue, and other basic screenplay elements first before worrying about street names, unfamiliar landmarks, or estimating travel times. Start with short films As with short stories compared with novels, short films are no less powerful that full-length films. Write a cartoon- or CGI-based screenplay
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Become a slam poet in five steps - Gayle Danley Gayle was born in New York City and, at age 8 months, moved with her family to Atlanta, Georgia. It was not until after she finished school that she learned about slam poetry. She embraced it almost immediately won the 1994 National Individual Slam Poet in Ashville, NC just months after being exposed to slam poetry. In Heidelberg, Germany, she became the 1996 International Slam Poet Champion.The mission of Poetry Slam Incorporated (PSI) is to promote the performance and creation of poetry while cultivating literary activities and spoken word events in order to build audience participation, stimulate creativity, awaken minds, foster education, inspire mentoring, encourage artistic statement and engage communities worldwide in the revelry of language. Slam combines movement, voice, drama and the written word for an unforgettable spoken word experience.
Differences in American and British English grammar - article By Kerry Maxwell and Lindsay Clandfield An article by Kerry Maxwell and Lindsay Clandfield on recognizing grammatical differences between American and British English. Introduction Speakers of American English generally use the present perfect tense (have/has + past participle) far less than speakers of British English. 1. American English (AmE) / British English (BrE) Jenny feels ill. 2. American English / British English A: Are they going to the show tonight? Verb agreement with collective nouns In British English, collective nouns, (i.e. nouns referring to particular groups of people or things), (e.g. staff, government, class, team) can be followed by a singular or plural verb depending on whether the group is thought of as one idea, or as many individuals, e.g. My team is winning. The other team are all sitting down. In American English, collective nouns are always followed by a singular verb, so an American would usually say: Which team is losing? Which team is/are losing? Use of prepositions
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