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Head Over Heels Lesson Plan

This ESL lesson plan is designed around Head Over Heels, an Oscar-nominated puppet animation directed by Timothy Reckart. Students practise using idiomatic expressions, watch a short film and talk about love and relationships.

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This ESL lesson plan is designed around Head Over Heels, an Oscar-nominated puppet animation directed by Timothy Reckart. Students practise using idiomatic expressions, watch a short film and talk about love and relationships.

 

 

Language level: Intermediate (B1) – Advanced (C1)

Learner type: Teens and adults

Time: 90 minutes

Activity: Exercise on body idioms, watching a short film and speaking

Topic: Love and relationships

Language: Idiomatic expressions related to parts of the body and relationships

 

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37 comments on “Head Over Heels Lesson Plan

  1. Think it’s great! love it !I will probably use it
    on Friday’s lessons for sure. Thanks a bunch mate!:))))

    1. Hi Eva,
      thanks a lot for taking the time to comment. I’m really happy you like the lesson; I hope your students enjoy it too.
      All the best,
      Kieran

  2. Hi! I really like this video, it’s the kind of think I love to watch so I’ll be happy to shere it in my class and I’m sure they going to like it too… I think this film brings the students the opportunity to express several kind of ideas and feelings! Thanks to shere it with us!

    1. Hi Yenson,
      Thanks a lot for taking the time to comment. I hope your students enjoy the film and lesson too.
      All the best,
      Kieran

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    1. Hi Veronika,
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  5. Rajugopal Silla says:

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    1. Hi Laura,
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      Kieran

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      1. This is very nice.Thanks

        1. Hi Annour,
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