Film Festival: An ESL Lesson Plan to Get Students Talking About Movies
"This lesson is divided into two hours.
The first lesson explores some basic language used to describe movies and the second lesson provides practice and more in-depth exploration.
The first part is an old activity that I've used with a great deal of success for years
and the second part is a role-play that I made recently and is still being tested out." (bogglesworldesl.com)
"Zérodeconduite, en partenariat avec Septième Factory, a le plaisir de vous signaler la mise en ligne d'un site pédagogique et l'organisation d'un jeu-concours autour du film 'Experimenter' de Michael Almereyda (au cinéma le 27 janvier 2016)..." (zerodeconduite.net)
Jurassic World breaks box office record(18th June, 2015) - a lesson plan with AUDIO
"The movie Jurassic World has broken box office records around the world.
It is the first movie ever to make more than 500 million dollars at movie theatres on its opening weekend." (breakingnewsenglish.com)
Movie Segments to Assess Grammar Goals by Claudio Azevedo
"Here you will find the movie segments, the lesson plans, printable worksheets with answer key for each activity,
and the tips to develop your own grammar activities with the DVDs you have at home..." (moviesegmentstoassessgrammargoals.blogspot.fr)
"Film English is the brainchild of teacher, trainer and author Kieran Donaghy. It is a site which promotes the innovative and creative use of moving images in language learning. All of the lesson plans revolve around the use of video and film to teach English..." (film-english.com)
World Builder - a lesson plan
"This lesson is designed around a beautiful short film by Bruce Branit called World Builder. Students speak and write about a perfect world, and watch a short film.
Language level: Intermediate (B1) – Upper-intermediate (B2)3 Time: 60 minutes...
Language: Vocabulary related to describing cities and second conditional..." (film-english.com)
Wreck-It Ralph: Dialog Writing - a lesson plan
"This animated movie is innovative and highly creative. It is great to see animation based on video games characters we all know - most students do!" (moviesegmentstoassessgrammargoals.blogspot.fr)
Daniel Day-Lewis wins record third Oscar (February 27, 2013) - a lesson plan with AUDIO British actor Daniel Day-Lewis made has cinema history by picking up his third Best Actor award at the Academy Awards in Hollywood.
He becomes the first actor ever to win three such Oscars." (breakingnewsenglish.com)
Movie Screenplays Released As eBooks (1st May, 2012) - a lesson plan with audio
"If you are a movie fan and you like studying English, you might just be interested in the latest initiative of the Hollywood movie studio Warner Brothers.
The company has released a series of screenplays of its classic movies as eBooks." (breakingnewsenglish.com)
English Learner Movie Guide:
"Each individual guide is a detailed synopsis of a popular movie,
which consists of the following:
- a summary of the plot
- a list of the major characters
- an extensive glossary of vocabulary and various cultural
references that even advanced ESL learners would often not understand
- questions for ESL class discussion"
in the Movies "A Western wouldn t be a Western without stampedes, stagecoaches,
shoot-outs on horseback or simply cowboys riding into town. So, who
does the producer call when he needs stagecoaches, buckboards and
real horses to make the script come alive? And how much will it cost
to bring those horses and wagons to a movie set? Give your students
the back story and show them how math plays a role in keeping a movie
from going over budget."
Vocabulary for Cinema, Movies, and Stars Aim: Improve vocabulary skills used when speaking
about the cinema, films and movies
Activity: Matching exercise combining descriptive
adjectives and famous actors and actresses
Level: Intermediate (about.com)
characters- Fiche d'activités pédagogiques
(CNDP) "Objectifs Linguistiques : décrire quelqu'un ; parler
de ce qu'on aime Culturel : films anglo-saxons récents
(Harry Potter, Wallace and Gromit)"
movies- Fiche d'activités pédagogiques
"Objectifs Linguistiques : acquisition du lexique de base
concernant le cinéma, compréhension orale et écrite,
expression orale Culturels : s'interroger sur les différents
genres de films, prendre conscience des trois grandes étapes
qui ont marqué les débuts du cinéma" (CNDP)
final sceneof any film is full of information. "The image contains information about what happened
to cause the film, what has happened in the meantime, what is going
to happen in the future and what might have happened if something else hadn't
film festival Listen to the story
Read more about this story
Do a comprehension test about this story
- with a lesson plan (BBC)
Movies and DVD rentals- a lesson proposed by Randall S. Davis with :
- a list of commonly-used vocabulary with a recording of the
words in RealMedia format.
- a short quiz to test students' comprehension of some
of the words,
- a Follow-Up exercise for expanding students' use
of the vocabulary in a conversation with a partner or group.
Riddles: An ESL Activity to Get Students Talking About Movies
"This lesson is divided into four parts: introduction, presentation,
solo work, and class activity."
Lessons Using Movies:
- Checking into a Hotel in a Video-based Lesson
- Politeness in Movies
- Listening to Airplane Announcements in Movies
- Narrating in Simple Past with Video
- Jigsaw Reading Activity Using TV Listings
- Quiz about the Movie "The Graduate" (iteslj)
de travailsur : - Bad night in Mississippi
- Dead Poets' Society
- Do the Right Thing
- West Side Story
pédagogiques, séquences et ressources sur des films
: ALFRED HITCHCOCK- ALIEN - BILLY ELLIOT - BLADE RUNNER -
BOWLING FOR COLUMBINE - BRAVEHEART - BREAKFAST AT TIFFANY'S -
DEAD MAN WALKING - DIAL M FOR MURDER - DRACULA - FIGHT CLUB -
LE QUAI DES IMAGES - LE SEIGNEUR DES ANNEAUX - MATRIX - MEN IN BLACK
MY SON THE FANATIC - MY NAME IS JOE - NORTH BY NORTHWEST - REAR WINDOW
- SHREK - SHALLOW GRAVE - STAR WARS - THE GRINCH - THE MALTESE FALCON
UN COUPABLE IDEAL - VERTIGO
by watching movies "In this section, we analyze parts of the movie script
to learn and understand the use of daily English language.
passages and try to understand them. Then, read the vocabulary explanation.
Finally, read the passage again." (saberingles.com.ar)
with movies "Learning Guides to each recommended film describe the benefits
of the movie, possible problems, and helpful background.
Discussion questions, bridges to reading, projects
and links to the internet are also provided."
Film & Video- with activities :
Vertigo | Bonnie and Clyde | All the President's Men | Do the
Right Thing | Dead Man Walking...