Sidewalk

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This EFL lesson is designed around a beautifully animated short film written, directed and illustrated by artist Celia Bullwinkel titled Sidewalk that portrays a woman’s journey through the passage of time. In the lesson talk about the various stages of … Continue reading

Mind the Gap

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This EFL lesson plan is designed around a moving and poignant short film by Luke Flanagan titled Mind the Gap. Students watch the first part of the film speculate and predict how it is going to end, read an article … Continue reading

The Gift

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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

The Reader

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This EFL lesson plan is designed around a moving short film commissioned by Bells and directed by Greg Gray. In the lesson students write a narrative, watch a short film and discuss literacy strategies.   I would ask all teachers who use … Continue reading

Rise Up

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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

The Conditioned

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This EFL lesson plan is designed around a short film by Facebook Stories about Raimundo Arruda Sobrinho who was homeless in São Paulo, Brazil, for nearly 35 years. Raimundo sat in in the same spot and wrote every day. He … Continue reading