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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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Five Myths About Happiness

This ESL lesson plan is designed around a short video titled Five things you think will make you happy… but won’t and the themes of happiness and myths about happiness. Students learn vocabulary related to happiness, talk about happiness and myths about happiness, predict the content of a short video, watch a short video, complete […]

‘Refugees’ Lesson Plan

This ESL lesson plan is designed around an animated short film and the theme of refugees. Students practise vocabulary related to refugees, speak about refugees, watch a short film, retell a story, answer comprehension questions, analyse a short film, empathise with a refugee child, reflect on the lesson and write an account of a refugee […]

‘Never Let Me Go’ Extensive Viewing Guide

A 44-page Extensive Viewing guide to the science fiction romantic drama drama film Never Let Me Go starring Carey Mulligan, Keira Knightley and Andrew Garfield 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: […]