This movie guide accompanies the movie "Catch Me If You Can"
This movie is about the true story of Frank Abagnale Jr. who successfully conned millions of dollars' worth of checks as a Pan Am pilot, doctor, and legal prosecutor.
This has 22 questions in chronological order, and has additional writing tasks. One is to write a short summary about the movie and the other is critical thinking in why they believe Frank committed fraud. It is best to get the students to write notes throughout the movie, but if time is limited can be used while watching instead.
How can movies help students learn English?
Learning from movies is motivating and enjoyable
- Sometimes students need a change in style, and movies are generally an integral
part of a student's life.
Movies provides authentic and varied language
- It's always a good idea to introduce students examples of English in real
situations. This includes accents different to your own.
Movies gives a visual context
- This gives the student the ability to interpret the language in full visual context.
To see such visual supports as facial expressions and gestures simultaneously.
Variety and flexibility
- Movies can also act as a springboard for follow-up tasks such as discussions,
debates on social issues, role plays, reconstructing a dialogue or summarising.
As always, an answer sheet is included
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If you found these comprehension questions useful, please take a look at my other ones by following the links below:
A Bug's Life
Bridge to Terabithia
Food Inc Documentary - Discussion, Comprehension, and Analysing
Lord of the Flies
The Book of Life
The Boy in the Striped Pajamas
Where The Wild Things Are