This ESL lesson plan is designed around a short film titled The Piano and the theme of emotions. Students learn vocabulary to describe emotions, listen to a piece of music and describe the emotions they feel, predict the content of a short film, watch a short film, write the story a short film tells, analyse a short film, write a sequel or prequel to a short film and reflect on the lesson.
Language level: Intermediate (B1) – Upper Intermediate (B2)
Learner type: Teens and adults
Time: 90 minutes
Activity: Learning vocabulary related to emotions, listening to a piece of music and describing the emotions they feel, predicting the content of a short film, watching a short film, writing the story a short film tells, analysing a short film, writing a sequel or prequel to a short film and reflecting on the lesson
Language: Vocabulary to describe emotions and narrative tenses
Watch the short film.