Post-it Love

This EFL lesson is designed around a short film called Post-it Love by Si and Ad (Simon Atkinson and Adam Townley).  Students practice speaking, try to be creative and watch two short films.   I would ask all teachers who use Film English … Continue reading

A Short Love Story

This EFL lesson is based on a beautiful animation called A Short Love Story by Carlos Lascano, and the theme of dreams. It also encourages students to write narratives using a fantastic storytelling  site called Storybird. The lesson is probably best suited to … Continue reading

In a Heartbeat

This ELT lesson plan is designed around a short film by Beth David and Esteban Bravo and the theme of love. Students learn and practice expressions using the word “heart”, watch a short film trailer, predict and write a story, … Continue reading

Train with Kieran

I am a teacher trainer with extensive in-service experience. I provide quality training across a wide range of areas: film and video in language learning, vocabulary acquisition, motivation, empathy, values, creativity, teaching older learners, English for Healthcare … I provide … Continue reading

The Employment

This ELT lesson plan is designed around a short film by Santiago ‘Bou’ Grasso and the themes of jobs and employment. Students revise job vocabulary, talk about jobs and employment, and watch and discuss a short film about employment.   … Continue reading


This ELT lesson plan is designed around a short film titled Alike by Pepe School Land. In the lesson students practise using alike, adjectives to describe character and routines, watch a short film, predict how the film will end and … Continue reading