10 Creative Ways to Use Popular Movies in Fun ESL Lessons
Bored of book work? Tired of teacher-talking? Want something exciting for your students? Then watch a movie! Now, I know what some of you might be thinking: Isn’t watching a movie a cop-out? It’s tempting to think that putting on a movie is simply a great excuse for the teacher to sit at the back of the room, dim the lights and fall asleep clutching the remote. Creating a lesson around a popular movie is a sure-fire way to have fun, engage your English learners and gain some much coveted popularity! How Does Watching a Movie Help ESL Students? There are countless ways in which movies can support your lesson. For example, they can be used to: Reinforce a grammar pointListen for gistPractice vocabularyDiscuss and debateRole play Movies are a brilliant way for students to hear up-to-date authentic speech and be exposed to various accents. To help your ESL students improve their English using any movie or short film, try out the following activities! 5 Great ESL Movie Comprehension Activities 1. 2.
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