This ESL lesson plan is designed around a beautifully animated short film by artist Celia Bullwinkel titled Sidewalk that portrays a woman’s journey through the passage of time. In the lesson talk about the various stages of life and how we change physically and emotionally, watch a short film and describe how a woman changes through the course of her life.
Language level: Intermediate (B1) – Upper Intermediate (B2)
Learner type: Teens and adults
Time: 60 minutes
Activity: Watching a short film, speaking and writing
Topic: Growing up and aging
Language: Stages of life and vocabulary related to bodies and emotions
Show the film.