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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

Mr. Happy Man

This EFL lesson is designed around a beautiful short film by Matt Morris about Johnny Barnes, an 88-year-old Bermudian who dedicates his life to making people happy. Students practise speaking, listening and writing.   I would ask all teachers who … Continue reading

Post-it Love

This EFL lesson is designed around a short film called Post-it Love by Si and Ad (Simon Atkinson and Adam Townley).  Students practice speaking, try to be creative and watch two short films.   I would ask all teachers who use Film English … Continue reading

To Do List

This EFL lesson is designed around an inspiring short film called To Do List about what we do in our everyday lives. The lesson also encourages students to reflect on their own language learning and how they can improve it.   … Continue reading

How to be alone

This EFL lesson is designed around How To Be Alone, a short film by artist and filmmaker Andrea Dorfman, and a poem by  singer-songwriter and poet Tanya Davies which examines how we can enjoy being alone.   I would ask all teachers who use … 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