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PRACTICAL IDEAS FOR THE CLASSROOM Using authentic feature films at English classes
Running out of ideas how to motivate the students? bring variety to the classes? integrate all the skills in a single lesson?
Videos provide authentic listening material, helping teachers to connect the classes with students realities. fun and more interest to the classes. variety of topics that can be dealt with based on movies, from grammar points to discussion issues. all the skills, by practicing listening to the dialogs, reading the subtitles in English, and providing further practice in speaking and writing with follow-up activities.
Marshall (2002) cites the conclusions of Wiman and Mierhenry (1969), extending Dale's "Cone of Experience," that: "people will generally remember: 10% of what they read 20% of what they hear 30% of what they see 50% of what they hear and see" (pp. 7-8). Marshall, J.M. (2002). Learning with technology: Evidence that technology can, and does, support learning.
Learning English with films Do you think films and TV programmes are good for learning languages? If so, why? Where can you get videos and DVDs? What are the problems with using them for learning languages? what are the advantages of DVDs? What kind of films/programmes would you say are too difficult? What makes them that? Is it a good idea to watch very difficult material?
X plays (the part of) Y The film stars X and Y X stars as … Its set in … Its based on … Its directed by … The characters … Satire Horror film Love story Romantic comedy Cartoon animated film Sci-fi film Disaster movie Issue movie Famous films
PREVIEW #4 TITLE: GENRE: CHARACTERS: SETTING: PLOT: Using previews
HIGHER LEVELS – NO PICTURE! GROUP WORK TO FILL IN THE PREVIEW TEXT ASSIGN HOMEWORK, ASKING STUDENTS TO WRITE ABOUT WHICH MOVIE THEY'D MOST/LEAST LIKE TO SEE AND WHY Using previews
X PREVIEWS – X QUOTES. 1 GROUP – 1 SUMMARY WATCHERS (NO SOUND) AND LISTENERS (VOCAB LIST) TP MAKE THE SUMMARY Using previews
Longing to discover the identity of her _ before she exchanges her __, the daughter of a __ single mother secretly invites a trio of __ to her upcoming wedding in this __ of the beloved stage musical. feature adaptation paternal candidates true father once- rebellious wedding vows
the whole film individual scenes Before and after Dossier Best scene Climax Turning points Lifestyle Sequel and prequel for their action for their language General approaches to exploit
DONNA'S DEPRESSION CONTINUES, SO TANYA AND ROSIE REMIND HER OF HER FREE-SPIRITED PAST (DANCING QUEEN) AND DONNA REBOUNDS; THEY ALL SING TOGETHER AND DANCE THROUGH THE STREETS, JOINED BY MANY WOMEN AND GIRLS OF THE TOWN, DANCING DOWN TO THE HARBOR PIER DANCING QUEEN: What happens in the episode?
Who said that? [to Donna, holding up Tanya's underwear] Does she wear it or floss with it? Floss you! Is it edible?
Who said that? Wh-wh what are you all doing here? I'm writing a travel piece. I- I'm on a spontaneous holiday. I-I-I I just dropped in to say... hi.
Who said that? [about the possible dads] I have brought this all on myself because I was a stupid, reckless little slut! Don't you sound like your mother!
Anticipation Explaining context video, no sound sound, no video Background. Names. Narrate (paraphrase, FF) Comprehension work Giving vocabulary Looking for vocabulary Comprehension checks Dictation/gapfills Key words/phrases Vocab for skeleton Topic words – map Find by definition Graded questions, prepare Identify black spots Difficult portions – gapfill progressive dictation
GAPFILL DONNA: And you'd think with all this new technology, they would figure out a machine that would make the beds. SOPHIE: And if they did, you'd be going along behind it, making them again. I know you, Mom. DONNA: But I am good at modern... Tell them about the Internets. He's gonna put me on the line. SOPHIE: Online. SKY: I'm designing a website. I just think this place has so much potential, and no one knows we're here. So, if I market it really, really well, then, hopefully, people will come flooding in. SOPHIE: We just want this to be the ultimate romantic destination. This was once supposed to be the site of Aphrodite's fountain, you know, the goddess of love. And if you drank the water, you were supposed to find true love and perfect happiness. TANYA: I'll have a glass of that. ROSIE: Yeah, I'll have a bucket.
DICTATION Well, I thought you didn't want boatloads of tourists. Oh, no, not boatloads, no. But, you know, a few more would be nice. Okay, now, the thing about the toilet, if it doesn't flush right away, just go and come back in a while, and it should... Nothing works around here, except for me. I've been running this hotel for 15 years, and I have never had a day off.
Whats going on? Quotes account /psychological devel- opments, dramatic scenes Phrases significant. Why? How was delivered? Activities on action Fly on the wall Act along Chase Daily life Reconstruct scene (present) Oral/written report S – character. Follow, shadow read. Match doers – actions – objects. Make sentences. Simple flow diagram – add aspects (culture, conditions)
Youve got Mail. Episode 1. Scene 2. Frank goes out the door. It closes. Kathleen tiptoes into the hall and looks through the fish- eye peephole watching as he goes down the stairs, disappearing from sight. She walks into: INT. KATHLEEN'S BEDROOM - DAY And looks out the front window as Frank walks out onto the street and turns toward Broadway. He's gone. Good. She sits down at her computer. An expression of anticipation and guilty pleasure as she clicks the mouse.
CHASE: Mamma Mia! Scene 3 (Donnas friends arrive) ActionsPeopleObjects/thingsPlaces welcomesboysstilettosup the stairs wearsgroup of peoplefor oxygenfrom the jetty gaspsTanyathe laundryon the bench hasnt got downRosiemarble stairsfrom the balcony climbSophietravel bagsin the patio carryDonnaguests
verbs Speech behaviour Boast Flatter Hedge Hint Mock Remark Slander Wonder Hesitate Raise the voice Be left speechless Grope for words Loose the thread Have a showdown Wind someone up Beat about the bush Speech acts
1. T HE SUBJUNCTIVE FORM OF A VERB IS USED FOLLOWING VERBS OR ADJECTIVES OF URGENCY, OBLIGATION OR ADVISABILITY. W RITE THE WORDS BELOW UNDER THE CORRECT COLUMN. 2. N OW WATCH THE MOVIE SEGMENT AND CHOOSE THE CORRECT ALTERNATIVE FOR THE ITEMS BELOW. M AKE SURE YOU DECIDE WHETHER YOU WILL YOU USE AFFIRMATIVE OR NEGATIVE FORM ACCORDING TO THE INFORMATION PRESENTED IN THE MOVIE SEGMENT. (1. P AUL C REWE THINKS THAT THE POLICE ARE / AREN ' T / BE / NOT BE PARTY POOPERS.) 3. C LASS DISCUSSION : W HAT SHOULD HAPPEN TO P AUL C REWE ? S HOULD HE GO TO JAIL, HAVE AN ALTERNATIVE SENTENCE LIKE HELPING THE COMMUNITY OR ASSISTANCE INSTITUTIONS, OR SOMETHING ELSE ? F OR HOW LONG ? E XPLAIN IT. W HAT SHOULD HAPPEN TO P AUL C REWE ? S HOULD HE GO TO JAIL, HAVE AN ALTERNATIVE SENTENCE LIKE HELPING THE COMMUNITY OR ASSISTANCE INSTITUTIONS, OR SOMETHING ELSE ? F OR HOW LONG ? E XPLAIN IT. S UBJUNCTIVE
You could have died, you could have been seen, you could have lost your father his job- yelled Mrs Weasley. p.30 Harry Potter books & films
I'd never given much thought to how I would die..
... she's with Jasper, the blonde who looks like he's in pain. I mean, Dr. Cullen's like this foster dad slash match maker.
- My grandfather's grandfather was Toruk Macto -- Rider of Last Shadow. Toruk chose him. It has only happened five times since the time of the First Songs. - That's a long time
This is a place for prayers to be heard. And sometimes answered.
Speech acts Word hunt Handouts / speech acts verbs Use about characters / scene Worksheets, max 10 items Tasks vary for episodes Activities on language Fly on the wall Transcript Choose your words Interactive language Reconstruct scene (present) Oral/written report S – character. Follow, shadow read, dubb. Record 5 expressions of high utility Phrases in dialogue – analyse for interaction types
CHRISTINA: Where did you meet him? KATHLEEN: I can't even remember. The day I turned thirty I wandered into the Over Thirty Room for a joke, sort of and he was there, and we started chatting. CHRISTINA: About what? KATHLEEN: Books. Music. How much we both love New York. Harmless. Harmless. Meaningless. Bouquets of sharpened pencils. CHRISTINA: Excuse me? KATHLEEN: Forget it. We don't talk about anything personal. We made a rule about that. I don't know his name, what he does or exactly where he lives, so it will be really easy to stop seeing him, because I'm not. CHRISTINA: God, he could be the next person to walk into the store.
the film's main location sites small Greek island seaside hamlet beach a beach bar jetty along the beach ferry beautiful yacht (actually a ketch) Vocabulary extension
Independent-minded ____ mother Donna has always done her ____ to raise her ___ daughter, Sophie while _____ running a successful ____on a small Greek island, but now the ___ has come for this hardworking mom to ___ let go. In just a few days, Sophie will be ____, and Donna will stand __ bittersweetly as her little girl takes flight. Of course, Donna's __ friends Rosie and Tanya will both be ___ at the wedding, but unbeknownst to the mother, Sophie has furtively ___ three very special ___ of her own. When Sophie walks down the ___ on that fateful day, she wants her father to hand her ___. The only ____ is that Donna has never revealed the true ___ of Sophie's father, leaving the resourceful future bride to narrow the list down to three ___ candidates. Now, as three key figures from Donna's past ___ to the picturesque Mediterranean shores they all walked 20 years prior, one beautiful ___ will discover the ___ of her past while one lonely ___ finds out that it's never ___ ____ for a little romance.
Independent-minded single mother Donna has always done her best to raise her spirited daughter, Sophie while simultaneously running a successful hotel on a small Greek island, but now the time has come for this hardworking mom to finally let go. In just a few days, Sophie will be married, and Donna will stand by bittersweetly as her little girl takes flight. Of course, Donna's lifelong friends Rosie and Tanya will both be present at the wedding, but unbeknownst to the mother, Sophie has furtively invited three very special guests of her own. When Sophie walks down the aisle on that fateful day, she wants her father to hand her off. The only problem is that Donna has never revealed the true identity of Sophie's father, leaving the resourceful future bride to narrow the list down to three potential candidates. Now, as three key figures from Donna's past return to the picturesque Mediterranean shores they all walked 20 years prior, one beautiful bride will discover the secret of her past while one lonely mother finds out that it's never too late for a little romance.
VOCABULARY AND GRAMMAR POINTS PRONUNCIATION USE RUSSIAN SUBTITLES TO GET THE ORIGINAL VERSION READ THE EPISODE SCRIPT AS PRE-WATCH EXTENSIVE READING (BOOK!) Reading the subtitles
Working with the script CAMERA CONTINUES TO MOVE IN THROUGH billowing curtains, INTO the inner sanctum of a penthouse apartment, and here, boys and girls, is where we lose our breath, because -- spread-eagled on a sumptuous designer sofa lies the single most beautiful GIRL in the city. Blonde hair. A satin nightgown that positively glows. Sam Cooke MUSIC, crooning from five hundred dollar SPEAKERS. PASTEL colors. Window walls. New wave furniture tortured into weird shapes. It looks like robots live here.
Finding Nemo The Devil Wears Prada School days / Memories from school - scene 2 Memory problems – scene 7 Describing people and clothes / Discussing fashion – scene 2 (and many others) Job interviews and work environment – scene 2 Films and topics
PROVIDE A BRIEF SUMMARY OF THE FILM. STATE YOUR OPINION OF THE MOVIE. WHAT CHARACTER(S) DO YOU MOST IDENTIFY WITH? IN YOUR OPINION, WHAT WAS THE DIRECTOR'S INTENTION OR MESSAGE? HOW DOES THE FILM RELATE TO A CULTURE? FINALLY, GIVE THE MOVIE A "THUMBS UP" OR "THUMBS DOWN." Film reviews
Learning English with films Would you recommend seeing the film/pr dubbed into/subtitled in your own language before seeing it in English? - in own L with Eng subtitles? Are Eng subtitles on Eng films/pr a good idea? If you have an Eng film/pr, what can you do to help understand it? Apart from watching straight through, is there anything else you can do to appreciate it better?