Two Fingers

This EFL lesson plan is designed around a short film by Jamie Thraves used as a music video for Jake Bugg and his song Two Fingers. Students watch a short film and a lyrics video, speak about the problems faced … Continue reading

Everyday

  This EFL lesson is designed around a beautiful short film called Everyday by Gustav Johansson and the theme of everyday routines and empathy. Students imagine and write about a day in the life of their partner, speak about their … Continue reading

What is that?

This EFL lesson is based around the theme of love and a simple poignant short film What is That? by Greek director Constantin Pilavios. Students discuss quotes about love and talk about different types of love. The short film is in Greek with English … Continue reading

Losers


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This EFL lesson is designed around a short film called Losers by Everynone and the theme of bullying. The message of the film is that regardless of what we look like or how popular we are, we’re all united by a susceptibility to verbal abuse. … Continue reading

Father and Daughter

This EFL lesson is designed around Father and Daughter, a 2000 short animated film, made by Michaël Dudok de Wit which won the 2000 Academy Award for Animated Short Film. Students write a narrative, watch a short film, listen to a song and … Continue reading

Hero

This EFL lesson is designed around an astonishing short film by Miguel Endara in which he records himself painstakingly creating a portrait of his hero using 3.2 million ink dots. The lesson also looks at the smallest works of art in the … Continue reading

Manifesto

This EFL lesson is based on a short film The Holstee Manifesto: Lifecycle Video by Cooper Miller which is a call to action to live a life of creativity, passion, integrity and community. The film was commissioned by Hosltee a design company founded on ethical principles. … Continue reading