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

Make It Count

This EFL lesson plan is designed around an inspiring short film by Casey Neistat and the themes of life, inspiration and travel. Students put words into order to create quotes, discuss quotes, watch a short film, speak and write.   … Continue reading

Tick Tock

This EFL lesson is designed around an inspiring short film by Ien Chi and the theme of life. Students practise speaking, writing and reading, and use the second and third conditionals.   I would ask all teachers who use Film English to consider … Continue reading

The Pleasure Of

This EFL lesson is designed around a short film by Vitùc called The Pleasure Of which captures a series of seemingly unremarkable moments in our life. Students talk about daily routines and pleasures, and watch a short film.   I would ask all teachers who … Continue reading

The Mirror

This EFL lesson is designed around a short film by Ramon and Pedro which tells the story of a boy’s journey from childhood to old age. Students practise speaking, writing and vocabulary related to age, face, body, mood and actions.   I would … Continue reading

Amar

This EFL lesson is designed around a short film Amar by Andrew Hinton which focuses on a single day in the life of a fourteen year-old Indian boy. Students practise talking about their present and past daily routines, and compare their routines with those … Continue reading

Wisdom

This EFL lesson is designed around a trailer for Wisdom by Andrew Zuckerman and the theme of wisdom. Students practise abstract nouns talk about wisdom, watch a short trailer and discuss quotes on wisdom.   I would ask all teachers who use Film English … 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