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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

The Pleasure Of

This EFL lesson is designed around a short film by Vitùc called The Pleasure Of which captures a series of seemingly unremarkable moments in our life. Students talk about daily routines and pleasures, and watch a short film.   I would ask all teachers who … Continue reading

Blinky

This EFL lesson is designed around a short film by Ruairí Robinson called Blinky and the theme of robots and technology. Students talk about robots and technology, and watch a short film and a TV commercial.   I would ask all teachers who use … Continue reading

Sight

This EFL lesson is designed around a short film called Sight by Eran May-raz and Daniel Lazo at Sight Systems, and the themes of gadgets and apps, augmented realities and the future.   I would ask all teachers who use Film English to consider … Continue reading

The Mirror

This EFL lesson is designed around a short film by Ramon and Pedro which tells the story of a boy’s journey from childhood to old age. Students practise speaking, writing and vocabulary related to age, face, body, mood and actions.   I would … Continue reading

Amar

This EFL lesson is designed around a short film Amar by Andrew Hinton which focuses on a single day in the life of a fourteen year-old Indian boy. Students practise talking about their present and past daily routines, and compare their routines with those … Continue reading

Wisdom

This EFL lesson is designed around a trailer for Wisdom by Andrew Zuckerman and the theme of wisdom. Students practise abstract nouns talk about wisdom, watch a short trailer and discuss quotes on wisdom.   I would ask all teachers who use Film English … Continue reading