This photocopiable book is a collection of three film guides intended for use in an adult ESL classroom environment. The films included in this guide are Royal Tenenbaums, The Graduate, and Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind.
The films and 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.
The book contains approximately 10 hours of classroom activities.
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