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10 Things I Can’t Live Without

This ESL lesson plan is designed around a short video titled 10 Things Jeremy Allen White Can't Live Without and the theme of essential objects. Students write and talk about objects they couldn’t live without, write a paragraph about the life and character of another student, predict the content of a short video, watch a short video, complete viewing notes, talk and write about the life and character of a famous actor, analyse a short video and reflect on the lesson.

29 Ways to Stay Creative

This ESL lesson plan is designed around a short video titled 29 Ways to Stay Creative by To-fu and the theme of creativity. Students learn vocabulary related to creativity, talk about creativity, discuss what they do to be creative, watch a short video, discuss a short video and reflect on the lesson.

365 Grateful

This ESL lesson plan is designed around a short video titled 365 Grateful by Hailey Bartholomew and the theme of gratitude. Students write and talk about what they are grateful for, watch a short video about gratitude, answer comprehension questions, discuss a short video, plan a gratitude project and reflect on the lesson.

97% Love Match

This ESL lesson is designed around a short film titled 97% Love Match and the themes of apps and dating. Students talk about the apps they commonly use, do a dictation, watch a short film and retell a story.

A Christmas Love Story

This ESL lesson plan is designed around a Christmas short film and the themes of Christmas and Christmas love stories. Students talk about Christmas love stories, predict the content of a short film, watch a short film, predict the end of a short film, answer comprehension questions, analyse a short film, write from the perspective of a character in a short film and reflect on the lesson.

A Kiss, Deferred

This ESL lesson plan is designed around a short video titled A Kiss, Deferred. Students predict a story, watch a short film, answer comprehension questions, write a story, discuss a short film and reflect on the lesson.

A Letter from Fred

This ESL lesson plan is designed around a short film titled A Letter from Fred and the theme of romantic relationships. Students watch a short film about a songwriting competition, predict the end of a short film, answer comprehension questions, discuss a short film, talk about romantic relationships and reflect on the lesson.

A Love Story

This ESL lesson is designed around a short film titled A Love Story and the theme of love. Students learn vocabulary related to love, talk about love, listen to a short film and speculate on what is happening, write a love story, watch a short film, analyse a short film and reflect on the lesson.

A New Perspective for Moms

This ESL lesson is designed around a short film and the theme of mothers and children. Students learn vocabulary to describe character, describe their personality, speak about mothers and children, watch a short film, discuss a short film, describe their mothers and reflect on the lesson.

A Short Love Story

This ESL lesson is designed around a beautiful animation titled A Short Love Story by Carlos Lascano and the theme of love. Students learn vocabulary related to love, talk about love, write a love story, watch a short film, answer comprehension questions, discuss a short film and reflect on the lesson.

A Single Life

This ESL lesson plan is designed around a short film titled A Single Life and the theme of stages of life. In the lesson students practise vocabulary related to the stages of life, discuss stages of life, watch a short film, and speak and write about it.

A Small Escape

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 and reflect on the lesson.

A Thousand Words

This ESL lesson plan is designed around a short film called A Thousand Words by Ted Chung. Students predict a story from its title, watch the start of a short film and make predictions about how a story will continue and write a story.

A Visual Manifesto

This ESL lesson plan is designed around a short film titled A Visual Manifesto, and the themes of images and visual literacy. Students choose an image they like, describe an image to another students, watch a short film with the sound off, write a voiceover for the film, read a transcript, analyse a short film, talk about images and visual literacy, reflect on the lesson.

Active Citizens

This ESL lesson plan is designed around a short video titled What is Active Citizens? and the theme of citizenship. Students learn vocabulary related to citizenship, talk about citizenship, predict the content of a short video, watch a short video, answer comprehension questions, analyse a short video, read an article and reflect on the lesson.

Adult Literacy

This ESL lesson plan is designed around a short video titled Adult Literacy and the theme of literacy. Students learn vocabulary related to literacy, talk about literacy, 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.