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

Sidewalk

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

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

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

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