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Father and Son

This EFL lesson is designed around a beautiful short film titled Jordan and Norvin directed by Matt Bieler which documents the true story of the relationship between a father and son. Students practise using binomials, listen to the short film … Continue reading

Coca-Cola Ad

This EFL lesson plan is designed around a Coca-Cola advert and the theme of healthy eating and lifestyles. Students compare their eating habits and lifestyle with those of their grandparents, watch an advert, read a press release and talk about … Continue reading

My Shoes

This EFL lesson plan is designed around a short film called My Shoes by Nima Raoofi, and the themes of envy and empathy. Students write a story, watch a short film, talk about empathy and envy, discuss comments on a … Continue reading

Inseparable

This EFL lesson plan is designed around a short film called Inseparable by Nick White and the theme of relationships. Students practise using prefixes, predict a story, watch a short film, write 2 short conversations and a narrative.   I … Continue reading

Serial Taxi

This EFL lesson plan is designed around Serial Taxi a short animation by Paolo Cogliati and the theme of murder mysteries. Students predict what is going to happen in a film, watch a short film and write a murder mystery. … Continue reading

Back to the Future

This EFL lesson plan is designed around a photo project called Back to the Future by Irina Werning and a short film about the project by Jamie Jessett. Students describe a cherished photo, compare photos old photos and recreated photos, … Continue reading

Mixtape

This EFL lesson is designed around a short film called Mixtape by Luke Snellin and the theme of music. Students speak about music, write a narrative and watch a short film.   I would ask all teachers who use Film … Continue reading

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

Real Beauty


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This EFL lesson plan is designed around a short film by John X. Carey which was commissioned by Dove and the theme of beauty. Students describe portraits, talk about beauty, watch a short film and write a detailed self-portrait.   … Continue reading