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Taking Flight


This ESL lesson plan is designed around a short film titled Taking Flight and the themes of childhood games, grandparents and grandchildren. Students watch a short film, predict a story, retell a story, discuss the relationship between grandparents and grandchildren, and discuss a short film.

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

Learner type: All ages

Time: 90 minutes

Activity: Watching a short film, predicting a story, retelling a story, discussing family relationships

Topic: Childhood, grandparents and grandchildren

Language: Vocabulary related to family


Watch the film.