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Film Links
Until quite recently it was difficult to find pedagogically sound film material to help students improve their language through watching film, and teachers had to spend many hours creating their own materials. However, with the advent of the Internet there are now a wealth of online resources for both language teachers and their students. With so many resources it’s sometimes difficult for teachers to see the wood for the trees. Here I’m going to recommend the sites and resources that from my own experience I have found most useful and engaging. Lesson plans There are many websites and blogs which provide detailed and well-structured lesson plans designed around film and television clips, short films and viral videos which save the busy teacher a lot of time. Film in Action – Kieran Donaghy’s blog which accompanies his methodology book Film in Action showcases and extends some of the tasks found in the print edition. Allat C – Lessonstream – Viral ELT – Visual Manifesto – Film Guides

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