Taking Flight

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

The DNA Journey

This ELT lesson is designed around a short viral video commissioned by Momondo, and the theme of nationalities, ethnic groups, racism and DNA. In this lesson students watch a short video, make predictions, and speak about nationalities, ethnic groups, racism … Continue reading

Lost Property

This EFL lesson is designed around a beautiful short film titled Lost Property by Asa Lucander. Students do a dictation, work out meanings of the verb ‘lose’, speak about lost items, watch a trailer and short film, and write a … Continue reading

Speed dating

This EFL lesson is designed around a short film by Meghann Artes and the theme of speed-dating. In the lesson students talk about meeting a partner and dating, watch a short film, and read and discuss speed-dating questions.   I … Continue reading

Five

This EFL lesson is designed around a short film by The Mercadantes titled Five and the theme of religion. Students research five major religions and compare them, watch a short film of five children praying and then discuss religions.   … Continue reading

Success

This EFL lesson is designed around a short film by Lara Lee for The School of Life titled Success, and the theme of the nature of success. Students talk about success, watch a short film, and read a transcript.   … Continue reading

Her Shoes

This EFL lesson is designed around a short film by The Mercadantes titled Her Shoes and the theme of clothes. Shoes practise vocabulary related to shoes and clothes, and clothes collocations, watch a short film and talk about clothes and … Continue reading