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Film English Club

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.

Boyhood

A 32-page Extensive Viewing guide to the Oscar-winning film Boyhood starring Patricia Arquette and Ethan Hawke 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.

Bridesmaids

A 60-page Extensive Viewing guide to the Oscar-nominated film Bridesmaids starring Kristen Wiig, Maya Rudolph and Rose Byrne 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.

Bridget Jones’s Diary

A 30-page Extensive Viewing guide to the Oscar-nominated film Bridget Jones's Diary starring Renée Zellweger, Colin Firth and Hugh Grant 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.

Bunny New Girl

This ESL lesson plan is designed around a short film titled Bunny New Girl and the theme of schooldays. Students talk about schooldays, listen to a short film and imagine what is happening in the film, predict the content of a short film, watch a short film, answer comprehension questions, analyse a short film, write a narrative from the perspective of a character and reflect on the lesson.

Buster the Boxer

This ESL lesson plan is designed around a short film titled Buster the Boxer and the theme of Christmas. Students learn vocabulary related to Christmas, talk about Christmas, predict the content of a short film, watch a short film, answer comprehension questions, discuss a short film and reflect on the lesson.

Caine’s Arcade

This ESL lesson is designed around a beautiful short film called <em>Caine’s Arcade </em>directed by Nirvan Mullick and the themes of childhood games, creativity and imagination. Students talk about childhood games and creativity, watch a short film, discuss a short film, read an article and reflect on the lesson.

Can I help you with anything?

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.

Captain Fantastic

A 36-page Extensive Viewing guide to the Oscar-nominated film Captain Fantastic starring starring Viggo Mortensen, Frank Langella, and Kathryn Hahn 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.

Carol

A 27-page Extensive Viewing guide to the Oscar-nominated film Carol starring Cate Blanchett and Rooney Mara 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.

Catch Me If You Can

A 34-page Extensive Viewing guide to the Oscar-nominated film Catch Me If You Can starring Tom Hanks and Leonardo DiCaprio, 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.

Character Questions

These 95 generic character analysis questions help English language students understand and talk about the characters they encounter in films and other texts.