Emergency Landing "is a very short story by Louise Cooper, from her collection of very short stories called Short and Scary.
This kit is the third in the series for young teens.
Engine problems during a flight cause the crew to look for somewhere safe to land
and for passengers to wonder about what might happen when they make an emergency landing. But nothing is quite as it seems."
Go to the lesson plan.
Soar - a lesson plan
"This ELT lesson plan is designed around a delightful short film by Alyce Tzue titled Soar, and the theme of flying.
Students listen to a description of a scene, visualise it, predict what is going to happen next, write a narrative, watch a short film and discuss it."
Language level: Pre-intermediate (A2) – Upper Intermediate (B1)
Time: 90 minutes
Language: Vocabulary related to flying and planes, and present simple
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Learn more about the Wright Brothers
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'Skyjacked' (2010 film)