This photocopiable e-book is a collection of three film guides intended for use in an adult ESL classroom environment. The materials are appropriate for high-intermediate and advanced English language learners. All three film guides include essential vocabulary sections, discussion questions for previewing purposes, and questions based on the plot of each film.The book includes a skeleton lesson plan for using the film guides as well.
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The film guides in this book will take approximately 9 hours of class time to complete.
This book will help ESL learners:
-Strengthen connections between sounds and words
-Increase discrete listening ability and improve overall listening ability
-Express opinions on subjective content
-Improve reading comprehension
-Acquire new vocabulary, slang, and idioms
-Learn about and discuss various aspects of U.S. culture
-Exercise critical thinking skills
-Refine inference skills
-Identify and discuss themes
-Recognize and consider different opinions
-Develop ability to think subjectively in a second language