Tag Archives: esl short film

Colors

This EFL lesson is designed around a short film by The Mercadantes which explores how beauty can be found in the most seemingly mundane objects, and the theme of colours. Students revise colours, come up with objects of a certain … Continue reading

Curiosity

This EFL lesson is designed around a stop motion animation titled Curiosity: Exploration and Discovery by Georgina Venning which brings visual life to the words from a talk by author Ian Leslie based on his book Curious: The Desire to … Continue reading

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

Sidewalk

This EFL lesson is designed around a beautifully animated short film written, directed and illustrated by artist Celia Bullwinkel titled Sidewalk that portrays a woman’s journey through the passage of time. In the lesson talk about the various stages of … Continue reading

Mind the Gap

This EFL lesson plan is designed around a moving and poignant short film by Luke Flanagan titled Mind the Gap. Students watch the first part of the film speculate and predict how it is going to end, read an article … Continue reading

The Gift

This EFL lesson is designed around a beautiful short animation by Julio Pol and the themes of love and relationships. Students watch a trailer and predict a story, watch a short film and write a narrative based on it and … 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