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Taking Flight

Posted October 31, 2016

This ELT lesson plan is designed around a short film titled Taking Flight by Brandon Oldenberg for Mooonbot Studios and the themes of childhood games, grandparents and grandchildren. Students watch a short film, predict a story, retell a story, discuss … Continue reading

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Film in Action Nominated in ESU Awards

Posted October 18, 2016

I’m delighted to announce that my latest book Film in Action: Using Moving Images to Teach Language (Delta Publishing) has been shortlisted in the prestigious English-Speaking Union English Language Awards in the  Resources for Teacher category. The ESU’s English Language … Continue reading

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My earliest childhood memory…

Posted October 14, 2016

This ELT lesson plan is designed around a short film by 19-year old filmmaker Bethany titled My Earliest Childhood Memory, and, the theme of childhood memories. Students describe their earliest childhood memory and listen to other students describe theirs, watch … Continue reading

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