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Category: Kindness

‘Buddy Benches’

This ESL lesson plan is designed around a short video and the theme of buddy benches. Students learn vocabulary related to buddy benches, talk about buddy benches, 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. Language level: […]

‘The Polar Express’ Extensive Viewing Guide

A 40-page Extensive Viewing guide to the Oscar-nominated film The Polar Express starring Tom Hanks, Daryl Sabara, Nona Gaye and Jimmy Bennett 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 […]

‘Can I help you with anything?’ Lesson Plan

This ESL lesson plan is designed around a short film titled Can I help you with anything? and the theme of kindness. In the lesson students predict the content of a short film, watch a short film, speak about the short film and kindness, and perform a roleplay.     Language level: Intermediate (B1) – […]

‘All That We Share’ Lesson Plan

This ESL lesson plan is designed around a short video titled All That We Share by Danish TV channel TV2Danmark. In the lesson students talk about the communities they belong to, find out what they share with their classmates, watch and discuss a video about what a community shares.   Language level: Intermediate (B1) – […]

‘Refugees’ Lesson Plan

This ESL lesson plan is designed around an animated short film and the theme of refugees. Students practise vocabulary related to refugees, speak about refugees, watch a short film, retell a story, answer comprehension questions, analyse a short film, empathise with a refugee child, reflect on the lesson and write an account of a refugee […]

‘The Beginner’ Lesson Plan

This ESL lesson plan is designed around a short film titled The Beginner and the themes of being a beginner and children in care. Students talk about being a beginner, predict the content of a short film, watch a short film, answer comprehension questions, predict the end of short film, analyse a short film, write […]

‘Learning to Say No’ Lesson Plan

This ESL lesson plan is designed around a short video titled Stop Trying to Be Nice All the Time and the theme of learning to say no. Students talk about being nice, predict the content of a short video, watch a short video, answer comprehension questions, analyse a short video, read an article, use expressions […]

‘The Power of Kindness’ Lesson Plan

This ESL lesson plan is designed around a short video titled The Extraordinary Power of Kindness and the theme of kindness. Students talk about kindness, 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.     Language level: […]

‘Perspective’ Lesson Plan

This ESL lesson plan is designed around a short film titled Ironied and the theme of perspective. Students talk about perspective, talk about things that can go wrong in a day, watch a short film, answer comprehension questions, analyse a short film, perform a roleplay and reflect on the lesson.     Language level: Intermediate […]