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Lost Property

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. 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: Dictation, working out meanings of the verb ‘lose’, watching a trailer and short film, speaking and writing a story Topic: Lost property Language: the verb ‘lose’, commonly lost objects and present tenses Materials: Trailer and short film Downloadable materials: lost property 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. Overview Step 1 Step 2 Step 3 Step 4 Step 5 Step 6 Step 7

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