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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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‘About a Boy’ Extensive Viewing Guide

A 47-page Extensive Viewing guide to the Oscar-nominated film About a Boy starring Hugh Grant, Toni Collette, Nicholas Hoult and Rachel Weisz 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: • Viewing recommendations […]

‘Origami’ Lesson Plan

This ESL lesson plan is designed around a short video titled Tiny Origami and the theme of origami. Students learn vocabulary related to origami, talk about origami, predict the content of a short video, watch a short video, answer comprehension questions, analyse a short video, watch an instructional video, make an origami figure, and reflect […]

‘A Visual Manifesto’ Lesson Plan

This ESL lesson plan is designed around a short film titled A Visual Manifesto, and the themes of images and visual literacy. Students choose an image they like, describe an image to another students, watch a short film with the sound off, write a voiceover for the film, read a transcript, analyse a short film, […]