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Extr@ English

Extr@ English
extr@ English promises language learning with laughter, in an authentic London setting. With 30 hilarious, half-hour sitcom programmes, the extra@ series is a delight for anyone learning English, especially young adults. The adventures of the four main characters in their London flat are stylish, sexy and funny. The extr@ series is equally at home in the language class and with friends and family, making it ideal for teacher-led and self-study language learning. The Episodes of extr@ English: Listen to ESL Podcasts and AudioBooks with Transcript Listen to ESL Podcasts with NotesLearn English from TeachersPractise Your English Online Choose Meaningful Pre-Intermediate, Intermediate, Upper-Intermediate or Advanced Series Source: Youtube More Series for You: Related:  English filmswatch

Skin | Homepage Skin is a new film due to be released July 2009. It concerns the compelling and moving tale of Sandra Laing, born in 1955 to white Afrikaner parents in South Africa. Thanks to the chance combination of her parents’ genes, Sandra was dark-skinned , had thick curly hair and black-African features. None of this would have mattered very much in a different time or place, but in the South Africa of half-a century ago Sandra’s appearance was hugely controversial. Skin follows Sandra’s thirty-year journey from rejection to acceptance, betrayal to reconciliation, as she struggles to define her place in a changing world — and triumphs against all odds. These materials are designed to complement the film drawing out some of its many potential benefits as a teaching resource not only of great value to media and English groups but also as the launch pad for history, citizenship, PSHE and science lessons focused on genetics. Move on to the first section >>

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?* 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?* Sports matters (3:40 mins):

Songs and Activities for English Language Learners | (ELL, ESL, and EFL) The Other Pair This ELT lesson plan is designed around a short film by Sarah Zorik titled The Other Pair and the themes of altruism and empathy. Students watch a short film, write a story, and speak about 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: Pre-intermediate (A2) –Intermediate (B1) Learner type: All ages Time: 60 minutes Activity: Watching a short film, writing a story, and speaking about a story Topic: Empathy and altruism Language: Vocabulary related to shoes, narrative tenses Materials: Short film Downloadable materials: the other pair 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. Step 1 Ask your students to come up with as many different types of shoes as they can in 2 minutes. Step 2 Elicit boots, trainers, slippers, flip-flops, etc. Step 3

Watch All Channels - Live TV Online NIVÅANPASSAT PÅ ENGELSKA – Patricia Diaz Här tänkte jag försöka samla specifika digitala resurser som kan användas i engelskundervisningen i de grupper där man har lite extra behov av att förse eleverna med mer individanpassade övningar på olika nivåer. Den här sidan är alltså ett komplement till den ”stora” länksamlingen för engelska som du hittar i menyraden under ”Länksamlingar” högst upp på den här sidan. Där hittar du också en länksamling över digitala verktyg. Gissar att det är verkligheten för många och att många av er har massor av bra tips att dela med er av. Lämna gärna en kommentar eller mejla mig om du har fler tips! Nyheter från den engelskspråkiga världen presenteras på lätt engelska. Med Readtheory kan man arbeta med läsförståelse på den nivå där man befinner sig. Det första som händer när man loggar in på Readtheory (med inloggningsuppgifter som läraren förser en med) är att man gör ett så kallat ”pretest” – en slags diagnos för placeras på rätt nivå i systemet. Newsela – en (snygg!)

En tyst film som säger mer än 1000 ord Det finns en rad didaktiska frågor läraren behöver fundera på i planeringsfasen. Tre centrala frågor i förberedelserna är vad (undervisningens innehåll), varför (syfte) och hur (metod). Jag börjar ofta med vadet, till exempel en text, bild eller kortfilm som ger mig tanken detta borde engagera eleverna. Denna gång fastnade jag för en film av Qian Shi om en liten flicka och hennes pappa som lever i fattigdom. Efter filmen går tankarna på högvarv. Om sammanhanget ska vara något av nyckelorden ovan kan en möjlig ingång vara Where children sleep. För att ytterligare komplicera den redan röriga processen genom vad måste jag fundera på vad eleverna behöver träna på och i vilket syfte, för att slutligen bestämma hur vi organiserar undervisningen så att eleverna lär sig så mycket som möjligt. Ibland kör man fast i den kreativa processen och så kanske det blir med Shoe.

Chair de Poule - Le Film (2015) 30 Super-Geeky Spelling And Grammar Questions What’s on your mind? This EFL lesson is designed around a short film by Shaun Higton and the theme of Facebook. Students practise vocabulary related to social media, watch a short film, and talk about Facebook. Step 1 Give the students the social media vocabulary worksheet. Step 2 Elicit or explain the meaning of the words and expressions. Step 3 Tell the students they are going to watch a short film titled What’s on your mind? Show the film. Step 4 Elicit or explain the film is called What’s on your mind? Step 5 Tell the students they’re going to watch the film again. What status updates does the man make? How is the man feeling at each stage of the film? Step 6 Get feedback from the students. Step 7 Show the film again, this time pause every time the man updates his Facebook status. non-standard spelling such as tonite, clubbin and gr8.hashtags such as #followyourdreams, #hunkExpressions such as quit my dead-end job, my life sucks and hide all posts. Step 8 Ask the students what the film’s message is.

Social Consciousness: 300+ Mind Expanding Documentaries I watch a lot of documentaries. I think they are incredible tools for learning and increasing our awareness of important issues. The power of an interesting documentary is that it can open our minds to new possibilities and deepen our understanding of the world. On this list of mind expanding documentaries you will find different viewpoints, controversial opinions and even contradictory ideas. Watching documentaries is one of my favorite methods of self-education. [1] Life In The Biosphere Explore the wonder and interconnectedness of the biosphere through the magic of technology. [2] Creativity and Design: Learn about all the amazing things that people create with their imaginations. [3] The Education Industrial Complex: The modern school where young minds are moulded into standardized citizens by the state. [4] The Digital Revolution: The Internet is now the driving force behind change and innovation in the world. [5] A New Civilization: [6] Politics: [7] Biographies of Genius: [8] War: Related: