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JACK THE GIANT SLAYER


THE FILMS - THE FAIRY TALES - TEACHING

 

THE FILMS :

Jack the Giant Slayer (previously titled Jack the Giant Killer) "is a 2013 American fantasy adventure film 
based on the fairy tales "Jack the Giant Killer" and "Jack and the Beanstalk"...
The film tells the story of Jack, a young farmhand who must rescue a princess from a race of giants after inadvertently opening a gateway to their world."


Official website

(jackthegiantslayer.warnerbros.com)

 

 


 

 

 

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Jack the Giant Killer "is a 1962 United Artists feature film starring Kerwin Mathews in a fairy tale story
about a young man who defends a princess against a sorcerer's giants and demons.[1]
The film was loosely based on the traditional tale "Jack the Giant Killer" and features extensive use of stop motion animation." 

 

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THE FAIRY TALES :

"Jack the Giant Killer" "is a British fairy tale about a plucky lad who slays a number of giants during King Arthur's reign.
The tale is characterized by violence, gore, and blood-letting."

(Wikipedia)

Read the text.
(authorama.com)



“Fee, fi, fo, fum! I smell the blood of an Englishman!”
“Jack Defied Giant Thunderdell
and Led Him Toward the Drawbridge.”

(elephantadvice.wordpress.com)

 

"An illustration to the fairy tale, Jack the Giant Killer - Jack blows his horn at the door of the Giant's castle.
Two dragons lurk round the corner, breathing fire, while a lizard, a snake and a frog sit on the steps."

(lookandlearn.com)

 

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"Jack and the Beanstalk" "is a British fairy tale.
The tale is closely associated with the tale of "Jack the Giant Killer", and is known under a number of versions...
Jack is a young lad living with his widowed mother. Their only means of income is a cow. When this cow stops giving milk one morning,
Jack is sent to the market to sell it. On the way to the market he meets an old man who offers to give him "magicbeans in exchange for the cow..."

(Wikipedia)


Full text of Jack And The Bean-Stalk

(tonightsbedtimestory.com)

"Jack and the Beanstalk"  — Annotated version of the fairy tale.
(surlalunefairytales.com)

Children's audio story of Jack and the Beanstalk 
(storynory.com)


Jack and the Beanstalk - an animation
"Listen to Jack and the Beanstalk story."

(BBC)


Jack and the Bean Stalk

"Read and hear the story of Jack and the beanstalk."

(lancsngfl.ac.uk)

 


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TEACHING :

 

Movie Trailer ESL Listening - Jack The Giant Killer
(eslcommando.com)

Free Handout + MP3 + 8 Online Quizzes on Jack The Giant Slayer
(lessonsonmovies.com)

Movie Trailer ESL Listening - Jack The Giant Killer - with an interactive quiz
(eslcommando.com)


Jack the Giant Slayer - with a trailer and interactive activities
"1. Listen, and put the words in order 2. Fill in the Blanks Quiz"

(cinema.clubefl.gr)


Teaching Trailers 2013 - Download all Transcripts
Jack the Giant Slayer page 20
+ TEACHERS’ NOTES
(filmeducation.org)