Dotty

This EFL lesson is designed around a moving short film by Brett and Mick , and the themes of texting and elderly people. Students discuss texting, write instructions, predict how a short film ends, read a film review and write … Continue reading

Selfie

This EFL lesson plan is designed around a short film by Matthew Frost starring Kirsten Dunst, and the theme of celebrity selfies. Students discuss meeting famous people, roleplay meeting their hero or heroine, watch a short film and discuss selfies … Continue reading

i-Diots

This EFL lesson plan is designed around a short film called iDiots by special effects company BLR_VFX and the themes of technology, mass consumption and instant gratification. Students speak about mobile phones and technology, watch a short film and do … Continue reading

Paper Is Not Dead

This EFL lesson plan is designed around a TV commercial and the themes of paper, iPads and technology. Students practise writing and speaking and use the infinitive to express purpose, and vocabulary related to technology.   I would ask all … Continue reading

Blinky

This EFL lesson is designed around a short film by Ruairí Robinson called Blinky and the theme of robots and technology. Students talk about robots and technology, and watch a short film and a TV commercial.   I would ask all teachers who use … Continue reading