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Film English

Welcome to Film English!

Film English is an independent publisher that provides innovative digital materials designed around short films and videos, and feature-length films.

All Film English materials are rooted in our commitment to progressive educational and social change – our approach embeds empathy, compassion, diversity, justice, equity, and inclusion as core values of teaching and learning.

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‘What is depression?’ Lesson Plan

This ESL lesson plan is designed around a short video titled What is depression? and the theme of depression. Students learn vocabulary related to depression, talk about depression, watch a short video, answer comprehension questions, write a summary of a short video, analyse a short video, perform a roleplay and reflect on the lesson. Language […]

‘Creativity’ Lesson Plan

This ESL lesson plan is designed around a short video titled How limits can boost your creativity and the themes of creativity and how constraints can boost creativity. Students learn vocabulary related to creativity, talk about creativity, predict the content of a short video, watch a short video, takes notes on a video, analyse a […]

‘Knives Out’ Extensive Viewing Guide

A 95-page Extensive Viewing guide to the Oscar-nominated film Knives Out starring Daniel Craig, Chris Evans, Ana de Armas, Jamie Lee Curtis and Michael Shannon for English language students who want to learn English through watching films. The guide will help students improve their English vocabulary, listening comprehension, pronunciation and speaking. The viewing guide includes: […]