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Caine’s Arcade


This ESL lesson is designed around a beautiful short film called Caine’s Arcade 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.

Language level: Intermediate (B1) – Upper Intermediate (B2)

Learner type: All ages

Time: 90 minutes

Activity: Talking about childhood games and creativity, watching a short film, discussing a short film, reading an article and reflecting on the lesson

Topic: Childhood games, creativity and imagination

Language: Used to + infinitive and vocabulary related to childhood games


Watch the film.