The Gift

This EFL lesson is designed around a beautiful short animation by Julio Pol and the themes of love and relationships. Students watch a trailer and predict a story, watch a short film and write a narrative based on it and … Continue reading

Rise Up

This EFL lesson plan is designed around a short film directed by Günther Gheeraert commissioned by Continents Insolites, and the theme of travel. Students plan a trip around the world, explain their world trip to a partner and watch a … Continue reading

Soulmate

This EFL lesson plan is designed around a beautiful short film and interactive questionnaire by Arturo Perez and the theme of soulmates. Students discuss love and soulmates, watch a short film and listen for specific information, and answer an interactive … Continue reading

Music

This EFL lesson plan is designed around a video by Art&Graft commissioned by the Barbican arts centre, London and the theme of music. Students practise the adjectives to describe emotions, watch a short video, talk about music and discuss quotations about … Continue reading

365 Grateful

This EFL lesson is designed around a project and short film by Hailey Bartholomew titled 365 Grateful. In January 2008, in an effort to fight depression, Hailey started a year long photographic project which involved taking one Polaroid photo a … Continue reading

Pay it Forward

This EFL lesson plan is designed around a short film commissioned by Thai communication provider TrueMove H and the themes of giving, kindness and the Pay It Forward movement. Students predict a story, watch a short film, talk about giving … Continue reading

Gratitude

This EFL lesson plan is designed around a beautiful and moving video by time-lapse film-maker Louis Schwartzberg and the themes of gratitude, beauty and nature. Students write sentences about gratitude, speak about what they are grateful for, write dictated sentences, watch … Continue reading