Incorrigible Henry Higgins meets irrepressible Liza Doolittle in MY FAIR LADY, an all-time favorite musical and Oscar winner based on George Bernard Shaw’s PYGMALION. Students will be captivated with Professor Higgins’ attempts to turn flower peddler Eliza into "a lady.”
While enjoying the film, students can use this 25-page reproducible guide to gain understanding of
• the study of phonetics
• English class system in the early 20th century
• the differences in how people are perceived in relation to their accents and speech.
Included in the guide are
• introductory notes
• vocabulary terms and vocabulary tests
• literary terms relevant to the movie
• cinematic notes about the movie
• reproducible study questions to use as the movie progresses
• a post-movie test
• many writing/research projects based on themes suggested by the movie
• word search
• answer keys
This activity is suitable for middle school, high school, and college classes.
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