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Forrest Gump: Lessons On Movies.com: ESL Lessons

Forrest Gump: Lessons On Movies.com: 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? 2. STORY: Talk about what you think the story of the movie is – the start, beginning, end, etc. 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 your own movie review. 1.

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For sale, baby shoes, never worn: Hemingway probably did not write the famous six-word story. Photo by AFP/Getty Images Quote Investigator is a terrific website that examines the provenance of popular quotations, which, as you may have noticed, frequently get misattributed online. On Monday, the site’s proprietor, Garson O’Toole, looked into a six-word fiction supposedly written by Ernest Hemingway: “For sale: baby shoes, never worn.” David Haglund is a senior editor at Slate. He runs Brow Beat, Slate's culture blog. 12 Most Life Lessons from Forrest Gump Someone was just recently chatting with me about my Please Stop Following me on Twitter blog post. In that post I include a picture of Forrest Gump glancing over his shoulder at all of the people who are running behind him. There are so many classic life lesson quotes in that one movie I decided to share my favorites.

"The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian" Sherman AlexieThe author's official home page. The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time IndianUnit plan: essential questions, 5-week timeline, daily lesson plans, related nonfiction articles, graphic organizers, final project, assessment rubrics. 20 pages; word processor required for access. The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time IndianBooktalk, 8 discussion questions, and related titles for 6th grade and up. The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time IndianSummary, pre-reading activities, vocabulary, character analysis, discussion questions, cross-curricular and extension activities. Downloadable handouts require Adobe Reader. The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time IndianResources from the "One Book, One Philadelphia" project in 2011.

Forrest Gump: Trivia Believe it or not (we hardly can), John Travolta was the first choice to play Forrest Gump. The producers also thought Bill Murray might fit the role, but they went with Tom Hanks and got him a second straight Academy Award for Best Actor in the process. (Source) You know how Forrest and Lt. Describe an Imaginary Place or Strange Land Summer is a season of travel, a time of sandy beaches, hypnotic sunshine, stamped tickets, and the excited laughter of children visiting out-of-the-ordinary places. Summer vacations—and the summer months—fill our minds with those moments of wonder and imagination so natural to childhood and keep us connected to our own children. But sometimes the household budget doesn’t stretch quite far enough for exotic adventures.

Forrest Gump - EnglischDidakt A Didactic Teaching Sequence for the Secondary Level Tom Hanks Imprint at the Chinese Theater, Los Angeles Teaching English by using movies in the EFL classroom is always a task that is combined with a lot of effort. 12 Swedish words with just awesome literal translations - The Local A filthy-minded lobster, i.e. a snuskhummer. Photo: Gorm Kallestad/NTB scanpix/TT One of our favourite things about the Swedish language is its wonderful compound words, which range from being utterly bizarre to making perfect sense. It may be a tricky language to master, but one of the great things about Swedish is that you don't actually need a particularly large vocabulary. That's because rather than inventing new words, the Swedes are big fans of creating compound words out of existing ones. This means that you get words like sammansatt (meaning compound, or, even better: together-put), can create random words like korvbrödsförsäljarstånd (a stand belonging to a seller of hot dog breads: sausage-bread-salesperson-stand) or watch Hollywood Swede Alexander Skarsgård read out words like the one in the video below (don't worry about memorizing it; it's not used very often, trust us).

Historical References in the Movie - Forrest Gump Historical References in the Movie Elivs Presley In the movie Elvis Presley comes to stay at the Boarding Home that the Gumps run. Young Forrest dances in a very odd way while Elvis plays the guitar. This eventually inspires Elvis Presley to find new dance moves similar to those that Forrest showed him. 20 WebCam Activities for EFL ESL Students Back in November 2008 I published Part 1 of a series of articles intended to explore the use of WebCams in education. I have now finally got round to writing Part 2 which is a collection of 20 activities EFL ESL teachers can do with their students. Here are some links to useful free video communication tools that you could use for these activities. MailVu is a simple to use app which runs in the browser and enables students to record a short message which can be sent by email.EyeJot is another simple video email app which also has a mobile version.Skype is of course the mainstream choice for synchronous communication.Oovoo is a Skype competitor which also enables the recording of video interviews by capturing both interviewer and interviewee.20 WebCam Activities 1. Chinese - video dictation - whispers - Use the video email feature to record a short text.

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