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Film English

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Film English is an independent publisher which has the largest online collection of  short film lesson plans, feature-length film viewing guides and other pedagogical materials for English language teachers and students.

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A new perspective for moms Lesson Plan

This ESL lesson is designed around a short film and the theme of mothers and children. Students learn vocabulary to describe character, describe their personality, speak about mothers and children, watch a short film, discuss a short film, describe their mothers and reflect on the lesson.     Language level: Intermediate (B1) – Upper Intermediate […]

Nightcrawler Viewing Guide

A 34-page viewing guide to the Oscar-nominated film Nightcrawler starring Jake Gyllenhaal, Rene Russo and Riz Ahmed, 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 • A film synopsis with […]

Soulmates Lesson Plan

This ESL lesson plan is designed around a short film by Arturo Perez and the theme of soulmates. Students discuss love and soulmates, watch a short film, listen for specific information, discuss a short film, answer an interactive questionnaire and reflect on the lesson.     Language level: Intermediate (B1) – Upper Intermediate (B2) Learner […]