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‘Five Ways to Stop Getting Distracted’ Lesson Plan

This ESL lesson plan is designed around a short video titled Five Ways to Stop Getting Distracted and the theme of distraction. Students learn vocabulary related to distractions, talk about distractions, make recommendations about how to avoid distractions, watch a short video, answer comprehension questions, make notes, discuss a short video, perform a roleplay and […]

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‘Girl with a Pearl Earring’ Extensive Viewing Guide

A 33-page Extensive Viewing guide to the Oscar-nominated film Girl with a Pearl Earring starring Scarlett Johansson and Colin Firth 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 […]

‘Meditation Detention’ Lesson Plan

This ESL lesson plan is designed around a short video titled Meditation Detention and the theme of meditation. Students learn vocabulary related to meditation, talk about meditation, predict the content of a short video, watch a short video, answer comprehension questions, analyse a short video, perform a roleplay and reflect on the lesson.     […]

‘Simple Pleasures’ Lesson Plan

This ESL lesson plan is designed around a short film and the theme of simple pleasures. Students talk about simple pleasures, watch a short film and write down the simple pleasures shown in the film, talk about the simple pleasures shown in a short film, analyse a short film, discuss questions about small pleasures and […]

Moneyball Extensive Viewing Guide

A 43-page Extensive Viewing guide to the Oscar-nominated film Moneyball starring  Brad Pitt and Philip Seymour Hoffman 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 a glossary […]

“A Small Escape” Lesson Plan

This ESL lesson plan is designed around a short film titled A Small Escape and the themes of creativity and imagination. Students predict the story of a short film, watch a short film, write a story inspired by a short film, discuss a short film, come up with imaginative and creative uses of everyday objects […]

‘What Matters in Life’ Lesson Plan

This ESL lesson plan is designed around a Christmas advert and the themes of fitness and Christmas. Students learn vocabulary related to fitness, talk about fitness, predict the content of a short film, watch a short film, answer comprehension questions, discuss a short film, perform a roleplay and reflect on the lesson.     Language […]

Serendipity Viewing Guide

A 54-page Extensive Viewing guide to the romantic comedy film Serendipity starring John Cusack and Kate Beckinsale 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 […]

‘Kindness. The Greatest Gift.’ Lesson Plan

This ESL lesson plan is designed around a Christmas advert titled ‘Kindness. The Greatest Gift.’ and the themes of anxiety and kindness. Students learn vocabulary related to anxiety, talk about anxiety, predict the content of a short film, watch a short film, answer comprehension questions, discuss a short film, perform a roleplay, talk about kindness […]

Birdman Viewing Guide

A 70-page Extensive Viewing guide to the Oscar-winning film Birdman starring Michael Keaton, Naomi Watts, Edward Norton and Emma Stone 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 […]