Tag Archives: elt empathy

The Superhumans

This ELT lesson plan is designed around a short video commissioned by Channel 4 to advertise the Paralympic Games in Rio. In the lesson students listen to a song, write down song lyrics, visualise the content of a video, watch … Continue reading

Today I Rise

This ELT lesson plan is designed around a short film commissioned by Blaze of Grace,  and themes of women and triumph over adversity. In the lesson students watch a short film with no sound and try to work out its … Continue reading

The alphabet of illiteracy

This ELT lesson plan is designed around a short film commissioned by Project Literacy and the theme of literacy. Students discuss problems related to illiteracy, practise vocabulary related to illiteracy, watch a short film, read a transcript,and  watch and discuss … 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

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

The Notebook

This EFL lesson is designed around a beautiful short film by Greg Gray and the theme of household chores. Students learn and practise vocabulary related to household chores, talk about household chores and watch a short film.   I would … Continue reading

Two Fingers

This EFL lesson plan is designed around a short film by Jamie Thraves used as a music video for Jake Bugg and his song Two Fingers. Students watch a short film and a lyrics video, speak about the problems faced … Continue reading

The Conditioned

This EFL lesson plan is designed around a short film by Facebook Stories about Raimundo Arruda Sobrinho who was homeless in São Paulo, Brazil, for nearly 35 years. Raimundo sat in in the same spot and wrote every day. He … Continue reading