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Film English is the largest online resource bank of short film lesson plans, feature-length film viewing guides and other teaching resources for English language teachers.

On this page you download a free sample Viewing Guide, Lesson Plan and Teaching Resource.

You can use and share these sample materials with your students. However, you cannot under any circumstances share the materials with other teachers or upload to and share them on any online platform.

There over 90 short film lesson plans and two new lesson plans are added each week.

 

 

Click on the button below  to download a printable PDF of a lesson plan designed around a moving short film titled The Reader and the theme of literacy.

 

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There over 50 feature-length film viewing guides and a new viewing guides is added each week.

 

 

Click on the button below  to download a printable PDF of the 27-page viewing guide to the Oscar-winning film Marriage Story starring Scarlett Johansson, Adam Driver and Lorna Dern 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.

 

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There are also many other teaching resources.

 

 

Click on the button below  to download a printable PDF of the “Tell me” questions teaching resource. The “Tell me” approach is a ‘filmtalk’ strategy which involves individuals thinking about films, sharing their ideas with a group, and listening and responding to what others think.

 

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