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Film Education | Home ESL Lesson PLan: Movie/Film Extra Movie Activities: Crossword: Reviews movie vocabulary. Movie Cloze: Reviews movie vocabulary. Movie Word Search: Reviews movie vocabulary. Movie Survey Activity: Good walk and talk exercise. Movie Synopsis Reading Activity: Students read movie synopses and try to guess the movie. Movie Synopsis Information Gap: Students relay information about movie contents and show times. Actors and Characters Pattern Worksheet Children's Animation Reading Activity Related: The Parts of a Book Section also covers the themes of plot, setting, character, and title.

FILTA - Film in Language Teaching Association Welcome to Experience Cinema Please note that all our screenings are non seated affairs. All you Kings and Queens of the dance floor will be encouraged to sing, dance and clap along to these cult classics. Limited seating is available around the car park but we, of course, want you all to get your party shoes on and keep those feet a tapping! The team from FRAME dance and fitness studio will also be on hand before every screening to show you all the moves and then guide you along as you master the actions of your on-screen heroes. Our 70's & 80's dress up box will also be available for any of you that want a bit of last minute fancy dress, and The Book Club bar and its fine array of street food and cocktails will be in full flow to make sure all your party needs are met. And the party doesn't stop there as after every screening will be a exclusive 70s & 80s inspired Silent Disco so you can dance the night away. Fancy dress is not enforced but encouraged.

How can film help you teach or learn English? What can film and video add to the learning experience? Kieran Donaghy, who won the British Council’s TeachingEnglish blog award tells us why film is such a good resource and recommends some useful websites, in one of our top five articles of all time, illustrated by artist Jamie Johnson. Language teachers have been using films in their classes for decades, and there are a number of reasons why film is an excellent teaching and learning tool. Learning from films is motivating and enjoyable Motivation is one of the most important factors in determining successful second-language acquisition. Films and TV shows are an integral part of students’ lives so it makes perfect sense to bring them into the language classroom. Film provides authentic and varied language Another benefit of using film is that it provides a source of authentic and varied language. Film gives a visual context Variety and flexibility Lesson plans Allat C Lessonstream Viral ELT Film English Film guides ESL Notes Film Club Go Animate

Forrest Gump: Lessons On ESL Lessons FORREST GUMP POSTER 1. SIX WORDS: Look at the poster and write down six words (more if you like) that you think of as you look at it. Share the words with your partner(s). Why did you choose them? Forrest Gump is a 1994 (1) __________________ romance film. F_rr_st G_mp _s _ 1994 _p_c c_m_dy-dr_m_ r_m_nc_ f_lm. ForrestGumpisa1994epiccomedydramaromancefilm.Itwasbasedon the1986novelofthesamenamebyWinstonGroom.Thefilmwasdirecte dbyRobertZemeckisandstarredTomHanks.Thestoryportraysseveral decadesinthelifeofForrestGump,anaïveandslowwittednativeofAlaba ma.Thefilmshowshowhewitnesses,andinsomecaseschanges,someo fthemostimportanteventsofthelatterhalfofthe20thcentury.Onecritic lovedthefilmandwrote:"Hanks'performanceisabreathtakingbalanci ngactbetweencomedyandsadness,inastoryrichinbiglaughsandquiet truths....whatamagicalmovie." DISCUSSION (Write your own questions) Write five GOOD questions about Forrest Gump in the table. Write your own movie review. 1.

ESL Lessons | Movies Grow English | Watch movies, learn English Literature: "Matilda" by Roald Dahl Global rating average: 0.0 out of These sites include children’s book reviews and drawings, online quizzes, discussion questions, and suggested activities for the book “Matilda.” There is a link to eThemes Resource on Author Study: Roald Dahl. Grades Links "Matilda" Literature Unit This "Matilda" literature unit includes a daily reading journal, a mixed review, extension activities, book report form, analogies, a word wall, quiz and writing prompts, and vocabulary activities. Education Standards Request State Standards