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This is a compilation of links related to using films in TEFL.

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The Best Popular Movies/TV Shows For ESL/EFL (& How To Use Them) | Larry Ferlazzo's Websites of the Day...

Movies and television shows can be an effective tool for teaching and learning English (or, for that matter, any academic subject) if used strategically and not as a "babysitting" device. I thought it might be useful to prepare a "The Best..." list sharing resources that teachers might find useful related to using video in the ESL/EFL classroom. - The English Learner Movie Guides

W elcome! Each individual guide is a detailed synopsis of a popular movie that consists of the following: 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 You can browse through the introductory explanations, links or other sections in the menu bar above, scan a list of our offerings in the pull-down menu below, or go straight to all the synopses by clicking THE INCREDIBLES Mr. Incredible discusses the difficulties of keeping the world safe from evil...

#ELTchat " How can you make the most of films / movies in and out of class? #ELTchat Summary 28/03/2012

This is a summary of the #eltchat which took place at 9pm (GMT) on Wednesday 28 March 2012. It was contributed by Steve Muir @stevemuir !/stevemuir Apart from the odd occasion when I've lurked a little, this was my first #eltchat since I started using Twitter just over a year ago.

Film English

This lesson plan is designed around a short film by John X. Carey which was commissioned by Dove and the theme of beauty. Students describe portraits, talk about beauty, watch a short film and write a detailed self-portrait. Language level: ... Continue reading

Movie Segments for Warm-ups and Follow-ups

Welcome The main purpose of this blog is to share activities to enhance the teacher's lesson plan. They will not replace the course book, but they will make the lessons more attractive and richer. Share your warm-up activity with movie segments too.

Making the Most Out of Movies in the Classroom

Real teacher blogger Mr.Z shares his secrets to making the most out of showing movies and documentaries in the classroom. Video: Movies in the classroom

I wrote this article for a Brazilian online ELT magazine ( Brand New Routes), and I share with you: by Vanessa Prata Many times we teachers found ourselves running out of ideas to motivate the students, bring variety to the classes and integrate all the skills in a single lesson.

Lessons On - Film English | Movie Lessons

Study / teaching materials for movie / film English. Free worksheets, listening and online quizzes.

Film - 1,000+ ELT Videos

All Videos Tagged film | English Language Learning and Teaching. ESL, EFL, TEFL, TESOL, and students.

Reviews and Ratings for Family Movies, TV Shows, Websites, Video Games, Books and Music

Common Sense Media is dedicated to improving the lives of kids and families by providing the trustworthy information, education, and independent ...

The EFL SMARTblog: Film and TV

Teacher's note; the worksheet below was designed to be watched in a computer room as an individual student activity. It is quite long (the opening 30 minutes of the film) and revises present simple for habit.

Learn English Through Movies ESL Lessons

"Learn English Through Movies ESL Lessons", a playlist created by LearnEnglishESL

Video - Speechyard

Learn real English from movies and books and practice with other learners

Learn English Through Movies

movie clips with exercises

The English Learner Movie Guides

The English Learer Movie Guides, which are an innovative tool in the learning of English as a Second Language (ESL). Each guide reviews one popular movie, with a plot summary, list of major characters, and an extensive glossary of vocabulary and cutural references.

Film Study Lesson Plans @Web English Teacher

Film as Genre| | Movies by Title| Analyzing Motion Pictures This 1-page teacher guide offers questions for students who are analyzing movies. From the U. S. Library of Congress, requires Adobe Reader for access. Camera Angles How are a three-shot, a canted angle shot, and a dolly shot different from one another?




Cybrary Man's Educational Web Sites The internet catalogue for students, teachers, administrators & parents. Over 20,000 relevant links personally selected by an educator/author with over 30 years of experience.

Name The Movie Tune

Presentation of the top 20 movie ringtones of all time. Can your students (or you) name them within 20 seconds? Play with this version or with a version where...

mELTing Activities, Lessons and Ideas: But I don't have time to show a movie!!!

I know a lot of teachers who don't show films in class due to the time constraint. Filminute has 25 different films all chiming in at a minute! You can use them as listening activities, attention getters, things for students to describe, or inspiration for your studens' own events!

Guess the movies--Can you guess them all?

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MyMovieQuotes - Movie quotes, conversations between movie characters, hollywood stars quotes in movies

Collection of the best movie quotes, conversations between movie characters, famous hollywood stars quotes with many topics: love quotes, life quotes

Make Your Own Oscar-Winning Movie With One Click

TIME analyzed 242 best-picture nominees to create an algorithm that generates story lines for Oscar-caliber movies. In honor of the 2014 Academy Award nominations, which were announced Thursday, TIME took the 242 movies that have been nominated for Best Picture since 1970 and melted them down to their constituent parts.