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Choice

Overview This EFL lesson plan is designed around a beautiful short film and poem by Gnarly Bay. Students do a dictation, visualise, watch a short film, speak about choices, and write a narrative for homework.   I would ask all … 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

Whistleless

This ESL lesson is designed around a beautiful and moving short film called Whistleless by Siri Melchior, and the themes of communication, creativity and learning a language.   I would ask all teachers who use Film English to consider buying my book Film in … Continue reading

Kindness

This EFL lesson is designed around a short film by Amy Krouse Rosenthal and Thought Bubble , and the theme of kindness. Students practise using vocabulary related to character, listening and speaking.   I would ask all teachers who use Film English to consider … Continue reading

Blue Bird

This EFL lesson is designed around a short film inspired by a poem by Charles Bukowski. Students watch the short film and write a verse of poetry inspired by the short film. Students then listen and read the poem. For … Continue reading

Hero

This EFL lesson is designed around an astonishing short film by Miguel Endara in which he records himself painstakingly creating a portrait of his hero using 3.2 million ink dots. The lesson also looks at the smallest works of art in the … Continue reading

Smile

This EFL lesson practises listening, speaking and reading. This optimistic lesson is designed around  a short film School Portrait by director Nick Scott  which tells the story of a jaded, cynical school photographer who tries to give each child a harsh vision of what their … Continue reading