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My Shoes


This ESL lesson plan is designed around a short film called My Shoes, and the theme of empathy. Students write a story, watch a short film, talk about empathy, discuss comments on a YouTube video, and practise idiomatic expressions.

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

Learner type: Teens and adults

Time: 60 minutes

Activity: Writing a short story, watching a short film, and speaking

Topic: Envy and empathy


Watch the film.