ESL Listening Comprehension Exercises: Movie clips to practice English SECTION 1: Movie Clips Learning through media (movies, music, etc.) is one of the best ways to learn a new language. The exercises below use movie clips to help you to better understand spoken English. Here's what you do: Short-Film – Learn English with videos An award-winning short movie from 2014. Brothers Julio and Marvin become restless during the reading of the Passion, and begin playfully slapping one another with palms they received upon their visit to church. Unsurprisingly, their mother is not amused with their behavior. After a brief scolding, the two simmer down only for a moment before they agree to a wager with one another: who can shout "crucify him" the loudest. Once arranged, the younger of the brothers gets overwhelmed by the experience.
The Best Online Short Films of 2014 This year was great for shorts. Whether you were learning about the most dangerous sport on earth, what it's like to be stuck in prison, or what it'd feel like to be part of a deadly Western joke, there was something for everyone. Presented below is a roundup of some of my favorite short movies from 2014. This list includes older films as long as they were released online this year, and it doesn't include any titles that have already been highlighted in my weekly I'm Short, Not Stupid column. Let the short film screening party begin! Using Silent Video in the EFL Classroom This video is the BOMB! It is captivating, absorbing, a story par excellence but also SILENT! Yes, silent films are great for getting students to produce language — and after all is said and done, that most often is the hardest thing to do, getting the students speaking and learning language by just communicating. That is our job, to get the students so absorbed in the communicative act that they forget they are learning. When we forget and are not consciously fixated on the language – we learn so much more!
Top 100 Youtube videos for EFL! Youtube recently celebrated its 5th anniversary. Wow! See the video karaoke I made with Breakingnewsenglish content. However, today, in honor of youtube and what it does for our classrooms – I’ll leave you with a great gift. My 100 top youtube videos for students! Ultimate Cooperative Learning Strategies Guide What is Cooperative Learning? Cooperative learning is a style of teaching that takes the teacher off the state and allows students to learn from one another. Students work together in collaborative groups through different strategies to reach a common goal.
The Odd Life of Timothy Green The Odd Life Of Timothy Green tells the story of Cindy and Jim Green, a happily married couple who can't wait to start a family but can only dream about what their child would be like. When young Timothy shows up on their doorstep one stormy night, Cindy and Jim - and their small town of Stanleyville - learn that sometimes the unexpected can bring some of life's greatest gifts. This educational website supporting the release of The Odd Life of Timothy Green is the perfect pre-Easter classroom focus, featuring anti-bullying and re-birth themed child-friendly activities. The resource is aimed at teachers of Primary students between the ages of 7-11. The activities meet aspects of Literacy, PSHE and Citizenship and ICT. These teachers' notes outline how a project on the film can for the basis of a three week unit of work.
Best Short Films By Country Vertical Menu with CSS3 Css3Menu.com The best short movies by country or continent. Watch the best shorts from USA, Europe, India, Asia, Canada, Australia, South America and Africa! Pixels by Patrick Jean (2010) (France) (2m) * Though set in New York, Pixels is an example of the best from Europe and France. Extr@ – Learn English with videos A cool TV series, a funny sitcom, and an English course, all wrapped in one single package to make Extr@, the perfect way of learning natural English having fun.SEE THE OTHER EPISODES HERE !Do extr@ activities hereAnnie and Bridget share a flat. Their next-door neighbour Nick is a disorganized, humorous macho fellow. Bridget's Argentinean penpal, Hector, comes to London to visit her. His limited command of English serves as the central dynamic for the language learning content of the series. His trying to get to grips with the daily English is highly amusing (and enlightening).You do not need a tutor.
The Image Hollywood Created of Africa After viewing Mama Hope's video, "Alex Presents Commando," Gabriel, Benard, Brian and Derrik (the Kenyan men in this video) told us they wanted to make one that pokes fun at the way African men are portrayed in Hollywood films. They said, "If people believed only what they saw in movies, they would think we are all warlords who love violence." They, like Mama Hope, are tired of the over-sensationalized, one-dimensional depictions of African men and the white savior messaging that permeates our media. They wanted to tell their own stories instead, so we handed them the mic and they made this video. We started this series so you could begin to reimagine Africa.
Film Library Film Education - Follow us on: Twitter, Facebook RSS Skip to main content Home > Resources > Film Library Film Analysis Paragraph 1: Offer your overall impression of the film while mentioning the movie's title, director, and key actors. Paragraph 2: Summarize the plot of the film Paragraph 3: How did the actors portray key character roles? Short-Sequence ESL movie lessons Jump to: -Describe Story and Character -Present, Past, and Future (speaking/writing) -Movie Karaoke -Paraphrasing Kraoke -Rewrite the Script -Jigsaw -Guess the Dialogue -Guess the Vocabulary -Movie Vocabulary List -Action Cards -Cloze Encounters -Word-for-Word Dictation -Blind Summary -Hear-the-Word Bingo -Change the Ending -Grammar Focus Big Things in Small Packages