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Film English Club

Are You Living an Insta Lie?

This ESL lesson plan is designed around a short film titled Are You Living an Insta Lie? and the theme of social media. Students learn vocabulary related to social media, talk about Instagram, predict the content of a short film, watch a short film, answer comprehension questions, analyse a short film, perform a roleplay and reflect on the lesson.

As Good as It Gets

A 41-page Extensive Viewing guide to the Oscar-winning film As Good as It Gets starring Jack Nicholson and Helen Hunts 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.

Atonement

A 30-page Extensive Viewing guide to the Oscar-winning film Atonement starring Keira Knightley, James McAvoy and Saoirse Ronan 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.

Barcelona

This ESL lesson plan is designed around a time-lapse short film about Barcelona by Rob Whitworth and the theme of sightseeing. Students learn sightseeing vocabulary, talk about sightseeing, describe a city, watch a short video, discuss a short video, plan a sightseeing weekend, plan a video about their city and reflect on the lesson.

Beauty Patch

This ESL lesson is designed around a short film titled Beauty Patch commissioned by Dove and the theme of beauty. Students practise using abstract nouns, describe their perfect partner, discuss beauty, watch a short film, answer comprehension questions, read and discuss tweets on a short film, discuss a short film and reflect on the lesson.

Becoming

A 28-page Extensive Viewing guide to the Netflix documentary Becoming about the life of Michelle Obama 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.

Before Midnight

An 63-page Extensive Viewing guide to the Oscar-nominated film Before Midnight starring Ethan Hawke and Julie Delpy 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.

Being a Good Listener

This ESL lesson plan is designed around a short video titled Being a Good Listener and the themes of listening and paralinguistics. Students learn vocabulary related to being a good listener and paralinguistics, talk about being a good listener and paralinguistics, watch a short video, answer comprehension questions, discuss a short video, perform two roleplays and reflect on the lesson.

Being Kind

This ESL lesson plan is designed around a short film titled Kindness Boomerang and the theme of kindness. Students learn vocabulary related to kindness, talk about kindness, read and discuss quotations about kindness, predict the content of a short film, watch a short film, answer comprehension questions, discuss a short film, write kind things about their classmates and reflect on the lesson.

Believe Me: The Abduction of Lisa McVey

A 37-page Extensive Viewing guide to the crime drama film Believe Me: The Abduction of Lisa McVey starring Katie Douglas, Rossif Sutherland and David James Elliott 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.

Billy Elliot

A 26-page Extensive Viewing guide to the Oscar-nominated film Billy Elliot starring Julie Walters and Jamie Bell 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.

Birdman

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.

Black Button

This ESL lesson is designed around a short film called The Black Button and the theme of moral dilemmas. Students practise reading, reading and listening.

Blue Bird

This ESL lesson plan is designed around a short film inspired by a poem and the theme of poetry. Students learn vocabulary related to poetry, talk about poetry, watch a short film, discuss a short film, write a verse of poetry, listen to a poem, read a poem, discuss a poem, and reflect on the lesson.

Bohemian Rhapsody

A 54-page Extensive Viewing guide to the Oscar-winning film Bohemian Rhapsody starring Rami Malek, Lucy Boynton and Gwilym Lee 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.

Booksmart

A 50-page Extensive Viewing guide to the award-winning film Booksmart starring Kaitlyn Dever, Beanie Feldstein and Jessica Williams 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.