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Short Films | The Best Short Movies Listening Here you will find good exercises to improve your listening skills. » 7 Wonderful Books That You Can Read in Less Than A Day We love Sunday reading. We also love the feeling of accomplishment when finishing a book (and inching closer to our annual Goodreads goals). In honor of all this, we’ve put together a short list of short books and novellas that can be read in a day or less. So pick a book or two, pour yourself a cozy beverage, and dive in. (We love hearing from you! Recommended for lovers of satirical dystopias. “The Zoo is a political satire with a dystopian twist. 2) The Giver by Lois Lowry Recommended for movie goers. “Jonas’s world is perfect. 3) Ficciones by Jorge Louis Borges Recommended for those looking for a literary challenge. “Reading Jorge Luis Borges is an experience akin to having the top of one’s head removed for repairs. 4) We the Animals by Justin Torres Recommended for lovers of coming-of-age tales. “An exquisite, blistering debut novel. 5) A History Of Love by Nicole Krauss Recommended for romantics. “Leo Gursky taps his radiator each evening to let his upstairs neighbor know he s still alive.

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. Script This Experimental short film explores the concept of the dimensions we occupy through the brief, intense experience of two young people. Subtitles A brilliant and disturbing short sci-fi film by Eran May-raz and Daniel Lazo, imagines a world in which Google Glass-inspired apps are everywhere. On his way to work one day, Joel (Bodhi Elfman) is impaled through the chest by a three-foot arrow. Nothing

Socialising 4: Active listening Perhaps the most important skill connected with socialising is to ‘shut up and listen’. In practice, it can be very difficult to resist the temptation to turn every conversation into a conversation about what we consider the most interesting thing in the world, i.e. ourselves. The most skilful active listeners include nurses, social workers, psychotherapists and counsellors, so this lesson focuses especially on the techniques studied and used by these professionals. Topic: Socialising and active listening Level: Intermediate (B2) and above Aims: To raise awareness of the importance of active listening skills, and some situations where they are especially important.To teach some language and techniques for active listening, including effective use of body language.To provide practice and feedback of the situation of actively listening to a friend or colleague talking about a difficult experience. Plan components Lesson plan: download Worksheets: download Copyright - please read

English Worksheets Film Education | Resources | 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. Thank you for using this resource.

Listen to English and learn English with podcasts in English Peek of the week 10 - great videos and channels on YouTube Peek of the week 10 focuses on channels and inspirational videos on YouTube. What they have in common? They are informative, often funny and graphically appealing and, not to forget, they are in English. Here are some of my favorites.. Apart from English, I also teach History and I really like Epic Rap Battles . Here is Gandhi vs Martin Luther King Jr: Crash Course has illustrative videos with a tiny humoristic twist. How and Why We Read: Amy Poehler's Smart Girls has some videos where smart girls take a dominant seat - love it! Other good channels to recommend are: AnglopheniaCGP Grey (witty informative videos) SoulPancake (Kid President is found here, reflective videos about life...)Teaching ToleranceTEDEducation

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