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 programmes feature lively, colloquial English dialogue. The characters speak naturally, but clearly with constant repetition and strong use of visual prompts that help learners without detracting from the sitcom format.
The Tell-Tale Heart (By Edgar Allan Poe) Text & MP3 File www.manythings.org/voa/stories Download MP3 Today we present the short story "The Tell-Tale Heart" by Edgar Allan Poe. Here is Shep ONeal with the story. True! 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
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. Flickan drömmer om en docka, men de har inte råd att köpa en. Hur löser pappan det?
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. 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. Pair the students and ask them to read the sentences and try to work out the meaning of the words and expressions in bold.
Look Up This EFL lesson is designed around a short film and poem by Gary Turk and the theme of isolation caused by the use of new technology. Students watch a short film with no sound and speculate about the story it tells, read a poem and discuss digital technology, social media and isolation. 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: Upper Intermediate (B2) – Advanced (C1) Learner type:Teens and adults Time: 90 minutes The Seven Best Silent Short Films for Language Teaching - Kieran Donaghy As many short films are artistic, they have limited appeal in the commercial marketplace and are funded from diverse sources. To make them easier to sell worldwide, they often contain little or no dialogue, which makes comprehension much easier. As a result, they offer intensely ‘filmic’ experiences, using images and movement, sequence and duration, sound and music to tell their stories.
In a Heartbeat This lesson plan is designed around a short film titled In a Heartbeat and the theme of love. Students learn and practice expressions using the word “heart”, watch a short film trailer, predict and write a story, watch and discuss a short film, and watch and discuss a video in which elderly people give their reactions to the short film. Language level: Intermediate (B1) – Upper Intermediate (B2) Learner type: Teens and adults Time: 90 minutes Activity: Practicing expressions using the word “heart”, watching a short film trailer, predicting and writing a story, watching and discussing a short film, and watch and discussing a reaction video
A Single Life This ELT lesson plan is designed around a short film by Job, Joris & Marieke and the theme of stages of life. In the lesson students practise vocabulary related to the stages of life, discuss stages of life, watch a short film, and speak and write about it. Support Film English Film English remains free and takes many hours a month to research and write, and hundreds of dollars to sustain. If you find any joy or value in it, please consider supporting Film English with a monthly subscription, or by contributing a one-off payment. Language level: Intermediate (B1) – Upper Intermediate (B2)
SpråklIKT - Pedagog Göteborg Verkligheten kommer in oavsett – mobiler och nätet påverkar ”Mobiler och nätet” engagerar och påverkar oss alla i någon mån och i olika hög grad. Framförallt är frågan hur vi ska förhålla oss till ungas användning av mobiler och nätet inte helt enkel.