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The Gentleman’s Wager


This ESL lesson plan is designed around a short filmed titled The Gentleman’s Wager commissioned by Johnnie Walker Whisky and starring Jude Law. Students watch a short film, answer comprehension questions, discuss a short film, create a presentation for a branded short film and reflect on the lesson.

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

Learner type: Teens and adults

Time: 90 minutes

Activity: Watching a short film, answering comprehension questions, discussing a short film, creating a presentation for a branded short film and reflecting on the lesson

Topic: Adverts and branded short films

Language: Language connected with film-


Watch the film.