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Billy Elliot character study exercise
After viewing Billy Elliot this is a very good exercise to do on character. Students choose from the list of adjectives, the ones which best suit each character and then have to support their choice with evidence and examples from the film
Level: intermediate
Age: 13-17
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 27


 
Opening Scenes in Matilda
Questions for students to answer based on the opening scenes of the much loved film Matilda
Level: intermediate
Age: 12-17
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 21


 
10 things I Hate about You & The Taming of the Shrew
This is a list of graded tasks for students to do on The Taming of the Shrew and its more modern version 10 Things I Hate about You. The tasks on the left are the easier ones and the ones on the right are very challenging and stimulating for advanced students. Worksheet was created for a class with a very wide range of abilities. Worked well
Level: advanced
Age: 13-17
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 20


 
Bend it Like Beckham
A worksheet based on the final scenes in Bend it Like Beckham. I have made power points on themes etc in this film. The questions look at the use of music and shots and an undertanding of what is happening in these scenes.
Level: advanced
Age: 13-17
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 19


 
Research for students to do while studying Bend it Like Beckham
Research questions on Sikh religion and culture, especially about weddings. My students enjoyed doing this and it gave them greater background knowledge. There is an interview exercise where they have to interview someone from the class who has come from a different country.
Level: advanced
Age: 12-17
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 18


 
Matilda analysis of the ending of the movie
Question sheet on film techniques and content of the final scenes in the much loved movie Matilda
Level: intermediate
Age: 11-17
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 15


 
10 Things I Hate about Yout
Some questions based on themes in the movie 10 Things I Hate about You
Level: advanced
Age: 12-17
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 15


 
Romeo & Juliet
This is a good exercise to get students thinking about the qualities of the main characters. It can be done individually or in small groups. A list of adjectives is given and students have to match them with the appropriate character and justify their choice
Level: advanced
Age: 13-17
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 14


 
10 Things I Hate about You
Some creative writing ideas based on the movie 10 Things I Hate about You
Level: advanced
Age: 13-17
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 12


 
Natural Star poem about Michael Jackson by Alice Walker
A beautiful poem written by Alice Walker many years ago lamenting the way Michael Jackson was transforming his appearance. She senses a deep inner unhappiness. A particularly poignant poem now given what has happened to Michael Jackson. Exercises to do on the poem.
Level: advanced
Age: 13-17
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 6

 


Slang in Clueless & teenage slang
A fun activity based on the movie Clueless and moving out from there to teenage slang and the slang used by their parents

Level: intermediate
Age: 13-17
Downloads: 16


Macbeth
Some questions to get students thinking about the role of the witches in Macbeth. Could lead to some interesting discussion at the start of the play.

Level: advanced
Age: 13-17
Downloads: 13


Macbeth
A Character exercise for students to do when they have finished reading the play or watching the film Macbeth

Level: advanced
Age: 13-17
Downloads: 12


Bend it Like Beckham
A good discussion starter for a study of the film ´Bend it Like Beckham´ More to follow.

Level: advanced
Age: 13-17
Downloads: 9


Bend it Like Beckham
Further discussion generating slides based on important issues in the film, ´Bend it Like Beckham.´

Level: advanced
Age: 13-17
Downloads: 9


Bend it Like Beckham
A very useful pair of slides to provoke interesting discussion about thought provoking themes in ´Bend it Like Beckham´

Level: advanced
Age: 13-17
Downloads: 7


insults used against Shylock in The Merchant of Venice
This is a list of all the insults made against Shylock during the course of the play The Merchant of Venice. It is very useful to show just how much abuse he suffered. It is also very useful for students to learn some of these quotes for their exams. It could form a good basis for some role play eg ...

Level: advanced
Age: 14-17
Downloads: 6


Bend it Like Beckham
An exercise where students are asked to compare the two main characters- Jess and Jules and a research question on Sikh marriages.

Level: advanced
Age: 13-17
Downloads: 5


Marilyn Monroe as depicted in Candle in the Wind
A set of comprehension questions based on Elton John´s famous song ´Candle in the Wind´. Contains the lyrics of the song and some questions based on these lyrics. Leads to interesting discussions about the life of Marilyn Monroe and the price of fame

Level: intermediate
Age: 13-17
Downloads: 5


Qualities of a good speech
A helpful summary of the qualities of a good speech. Provides good tips for students as to how to write and present an effective speech.

Level: intermediate
Age: 12-17
Downloads: 4

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