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CINEMA - Page 3

Vocabulary - Cliparts and Pictures -
Listening
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Role-play / Conversations
- Facts - Files -

Interactive exercises
- Exercises to print -
Lesson plans
- Webquests - Interactive games -
Songs - Posters - Cartoons - Videos / Trailers

Forrest Gump

(Updated on 11/02/2014)



Related pages :

Cinema Pages 1 et 2 :
Resources
- Activities - Films / Movies
(activities) - Actors - Film directors - James BOND

TV series :
COLD CASE - CRIMINAL MINDS - CSI - DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES - DOCTOR HOUSE -
FRIENDS
- HEROES - KID NATION - LOST - NCIS - PRISON BREAK - STATE of PLAY -
THE CLOSER
- THE INSIDE
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THE LOST ROOM - THE PRISONER - ...

Sound effects / Sounds

Noises (vocabulary and activities)

 

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Vocabulary :

 

  • From the article : Harvey Weinstein film Bully given PG-13 rating :
    "An R rating means children under the age of 17 are not able to watch the film, about bullying in US schools, without a parent present...

    A PG-13 rating... warns parents that some material may be unsuitable for children under the age of 13."

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  • Le CineDico en français / anglais / allemand / espagnol / portugais
    avec sommaire alphabétique et sommaire thématique
    (lecinedico.com)
  • Documents concernant le cinéma
    1 - vocabulaire du cinéma (de l'anglais et du français, dans un certain désordre...)
    2 - études de genres cinématographiques et de films
    3 - liste de sites intéressants
    (angellier.biblio.univ-lille3.fr)

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  • Vocabulary (English / French) (Jean Sebastien Dot - Ac. Toulouse)


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  • MOVIE JOBS :

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    • Movie Glossary: Who Are These People?
      ex : "Directors are responsible for the casting, editing, shot selection, shot composition, and script editing of a film.
      They are the creative source behind a movie, and must communicate to actors on the way a particular shot is to be played.
      Directors usually have artistic control over all aspects of a film."

      (movies.about.com)

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    • Film Job Profiles (skillset.org)
      "The film industry divides itself into five sectors:
      - Development - the writing, packaging and financing of film ideas and scripts.
      - Production - the process of setting up and shooting every scene in a film.
      - Post Production - where all these shots are assembled, treated and mixed into a finished product.
      - Distribution - the process of selling this product to audiences, via the cinemas, retailers and rental firms.
      - Exhibition - the cinemas which screen the film for the general public..."





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  • AWARDS :

    • Academy Awards = Oscars
      "presented annually by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS) to recognize excellence of professionals in the film industry,
      including directors, actors, and writers.

      (Wikipedia)

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    • Golden Raspberry Awards = Razzies
      "intended to counterpoint the Academy Awards by dishonoring the worst acting, screenwriting, songwriting, directing, and films that the film industry
      had to offer..."

      (Wikipedia)

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    • The Oscars (BBC) - Listen to the story and to the words - Difficult words are explained.

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  • movies and DVD rentals - a lesson proposed by Randall S. Davis with :
    - a list of commonly-used vocabulary with a recording of the words in RealMedia format.
    - a short quiz to test students' comprehension of some of the words,
    - a Follow-Up exercise for expanding students' use of the vocabulary in a conversation with a partner or group.
    (esl-lab)

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Cliparts and Pictures :

 

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Listening :

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  • Teaching with Film & Video (with activities)
    (eslpartyland.com)
  • Movie Lines - videos + fill-in the gaps exercises (englishdaily626.com) :
    Forrest Gump - Bridget Jones' Diary - Shrek - Dead Poets Society - Friends -
    Desperate Housewives...
  • Movie Trailers - Video Listening Exercises (eolf.univ-fcomte.fr)


  • Task Town is for students who want to participate with the audio. (elllo.org)
    As you listen you need to make choices or interact with the audio. Have Fun!

    Movie Time
  • MovieWavs - Movie Sounds (moviewavs.com)

  • The DAILY.WAV - "Short sound clips together with their transcripts.
    Clips come directly from commercially produced TV series and movies, like Star Wars and Black Adder." (The English weblab)




  • American Rhetoric: Movie Speeches - audio and video database of some 80 Hollywood movie speeches (americanrhetoric.com)

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  • The Oscars - Listen to the story and to the words - Difficult words are explained.
    (BBC)
  • Movies
    "You're going to hear little movie excerpts and try to figure out what is going on."
    Activity created by: Renée Maufroid


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  • Movies and DVD rentals - a lesson proposed by Randall S. Davis with :
    - a list of commonly-used vocabulary with a recording of the words in RealMedia format.
    - a short quiz to test students' comprehension of some of the words,
    - a Follow-Up exercise for expanding students' use of the vocabulary in a conversation with a partner or group.
    (esl-lab)
  • Cinema (BBC) :
    "John persuades Fiona to to go out with him to the cinema. They decide to go to see 'About a Boy' starring Hugh Grant at 'The Prince Charles' cinema in Leicester Square. At the end, they express different opinions about what they thought of the film...
    This unit will help you with the following :
    Making suggestions - Reading simple film reviews - Finding out about cinemas in London - Using adjectives to describe films - Giving opinions using base and strong adjectives - Practicing the pronunciation (sentence stress) of these opinions"

    Listen 1: Suggesting a night out in London
    Listen 2: Deciding what film to see
    Listen 3: Talking about the film
    Read 1: Reading film reviews
    Read 2: Cinemas in London
    Speak 1: Using stress to help describe a film

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  • Entertainment (with exercises) : Movie Review (Difficult)
    (esl-lab.com)
  • Directions (with exercises) : Where's the movie theater? (Difficult)
    (esl-lab.com)

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Role-play / Conversations :

  • How do you make children's films appeal to adults?
    "You might be forgiven for thinking children's films are for children and adults have their own films.
    But 2009 - with the likes of Up and Where the Wild Things Are - has seen the triumph of the trend towards making children's films that speak to grown-ups too."

    (BBC)

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  • Movies - 4 pages
    Vocabulary + Conversations
    (setbc.org)

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  • Movies: The students role-play a film festival. (bogglesworldesl.com)

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Facts :

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  • - Information about the Oscars from the BBC s Newsround. "Aimed at children and young teenagers."
    - Oscars 2006  In Quotes.
    "Some of the things the stars said at the most recent ceremony.
    Mostly short quotes  accessible to students at pre-intermediate level."

    - Oscar Academy Awards
     "a fan site containing lots of information,
    including (in Awards ) a complete list of previous winners in all the different categories."

    - Official homepage of the Academy Awards.
    "Includes lots of trailers and other video clips. Intermediate level and above."

 

FILES :

 

INTERACTIVE exercises :

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  • James Bond (based on News about Britain) - interactive quiz - 6 questions
    (BBC)

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  • Movies
    "You're going to hear little movie excerpts and try to figure out what is going on."
    Activity created by: Renée Maufroid


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  • Find Your Star Wars Twin (outofservice.com)
    Based on the Big Five survey, this test tells you which characters from Star Wars you're most like.



  • The Film Quiz - interactive (Isabel Perez)

  • Sound Clip Quiz - "What movie classic is this line from? (coolquiz.com)
    (press 'Listen' button to hear movie clip)"

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  • Celebrities and entertainment (interactive exercises) :
    Di Caprio - Shakira's life - Eminem's Biography - Jennifer Lopez - Simpsons -
    Sleeping Beauty (three versions of the story ) - Bob Marley - Ronaldinho

    (Isabel Perez)


Exercises TO PRINT :

  • A worksheet about the film "Singin' in the Rain" - for beginners
    Created by Audrey Cabrera (Ac. Nice)

 

  • 50 Years of James Bond
    "The first James Bond film, Dr. No, was released in 1962. To celebrate its 50-year anniversary, Matt Needle made this art poster celebrating all 23 movies, including Skyfall, to be released this year. Can you decipher which icons represent each film?" 

    (neatorama.com)

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  • Films variés : study guides - fiches pédagogiques - lesson plans - exercises... (englishacademy.site.voila.fr)

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Lesson plans :

 

  • Movie Segments to Assess Grammar Goals by Claudio Azevedo
    "Here you will find the movie segments, the lesson plans, printable worksheets with answer key for each activity,
    and the tips to develop your own grammar activities with the DVDs you have at home..."

    (moviesegmentstoassessgrammargoals.blogspot.fr)

    ex : Memoirs of a Geisha : compound adjectives

     

  • Film English
    "Film English is the brainchild of teacher, trainer and author Kieran Donaghy.  It is a site which promotes the innovative and creative use of moving images in language learning. All of the lesson plans revolve around the use of video and film to teach English..."

    (film-english.com)
  • World Builder - a lesson plan
    "This lesson is designed around a beautiful short film by Bruce Branit called World Builder. Students speak and write about a perfect world, and watch a short film.
    Language level: Intermediate (B1) – Upper-intermediate (B2)3

    Time: 60 minutes...
    Language: Vocabulary related to describing cities and second conditional..."

    (film-english.com)

     

  • The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel: Misleading Ads - a lesson plan (warmupsfollowups.blogspot.fr)

 

  • Wreck-It Ralph: Dialog Writing - a lesson plan
    "This animated movie is innovative and highly creative. It is great to see animation based on video games characters we all know - most students do!"

    (moviesegmentstoassessgrammargoals.blogspot.fr)

  • Daniel Day-Lewis wins record third Oscar (February 27, 2013) - a lesson plan with AUDIO
    British actor Daniel Day-Lewis made has cinema history by picking up his third Best Actor award at the Academy Awards in Hollywood.
    He becomes the first actor ever to win three such Oscars."

    (breakingnewsenglish.com)
  • Chasing the Frog (chasingthefrog.com)

  • Movie Screenplays Released As eBooks (1st May, 2012) - a lesson plan with audio
    "If you are a movie fan and you like studying English, you might just be interested in the latest initiative of the Hollywood movie studio Warner Brothers.
    The company has released a series of screenplays of its classic movies as eBooks."

    (breakingnewsenglish.com)

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  • The English Learner Movie Guide (eslnotes.com) :
    "Each individual guide is a detailed synopsis of a popular movie, which consists of the following:
    - a summary of the plot
    - a list of the major characters
    - an extensive glossary of vocabulary and various cultural references that even advanced ESL learners would often not understand
    - questions for ESL class discussion"

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  • Films : links and activities (englishacademy.site.voila.fr)
    study guides - fiches pédagogiques - lesson plans - exercises...



  • Horses in the Movies
    "A Western wouldn t be a Western without stampedes, stagecoaches, shoot-outs on horseback or simply cowboys riding into town. So, who does the producer call when he needs stagecoaches, buckboards and real horses to make the script come alive? And how much will it cost to bring those horses and wagons to a movie set? Give your students the back story and show them how math plays a role in keeping a movie from going over budget."
    (thefutureschannel.com)

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  • Film characters - Fiche d'activités pédagogiques (CNDP)
    "Objectifs
    Linguistiques : décrire quelqu un ; parler de ce qu on aime
    Culturel : films anglo-saxons récents (Harry Potter, Wallace and Gromit)"

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  • Making movies - Fiche d'activités pédagogiques (CNDP)
    "Objectifs
    Linguistiques : acquisition du lexique de base concernant le cinéma, compréhension orale et écrite, expression orale
    Culturels : s interroger sur les différents genres de films, prendre conscience des trois grandes étapes qui ont marqué les débuts du cinéma"

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  • The final scene of any film is full of information.
    " The image contains information about what happened to cause the film,
    what has happened
    in the meantime, what is going to happen in the future
    and what might have happened if something else hadn't happened..."
    (about.com)

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  • Cannes film festival (BBC)
    Listen to the story
    Read more about this story
    Do a comprehension test about this story
    - with a lesson plan

  • movies and DVD rentals - a lesson proposed by Randall S. Davis with :
    - a list of commonly-used vocabulary with a recording of the words in RealMedia format.
    - a short quiz to test students' comprehension of some of the words,
    - a Follow-Up exercise for expanding students' use of the vocabulary in a conversation with a partner or group.
    (esl-lab)
  • Movie Riddles: An ESL Activity to Get Students Talking About Movies :
    "This lesson is divided into four parts: introduction, presentation, solo work, and class activity."
    (bogglesworldesl)




  • ESL/EFL Lessons Using Movies (iteslj) :
    - Checking into a Hotel in a Video-based Lesson
    - Politeness in Movies
    - Listening to Airplane Announcements in Movies
    - Narrating in Simple Past with Video
    - Jigsaw Reading Activity Using TV Listings
    - Quiz about the Movie "The Graduate"

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  • Fiches de travail sur :
    - Bad night in Mississippi
    - Dead Poets' Society
    - Do the Right Thing
    - West Side Story
    - America

    (Yvan Baptiste)
  • Dossiers pédagogiques, séquences et ressources sur des films :
    ALFRED HITCHCOCK- ALIEN - BILLY ELLIOT - BLADE RUNNER -
    BOWLING FOR COLUMBINE - BRAVEHEART - BREAKFAST AT TIFFANY'S -
    DEAD MAN WALKING - DIAL M FOR MURDER - DRACULA - FIGHT CLUB -
    LE QUAI DES IMAGES - LE SEIGNEUR DES ANNEAUX - MATRIX - MEN IN BLACK -
    MY SON THE FANATIC - MY NAME IS JOE - NORTH BY NORTHWEST - REAR WINDOW - SHREK - SHALLOW GRAVE - STAR WARS - THE GRINCH - THE MALTESE FALCON -
    UN COUPABLE IDEAL - VERTIGO

    (theixans)

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  • Learn by watching movies (saberingles.com.ar)
    - "In this section, we analyze parts of the movie script to learn and understand the use of daily English language. Read the passages and try to understand them. Then, read the vocabulary explanation. Finally, read the passage again."
  • Teach with movies
    "Learning Guides to each recommended film describe the benefits of the movie, possible problems, and helpful background. Discussion questions, bridges to reading, projects and links to the internet are also provided."
    (teachwithmovies.org)

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  • Teaching with Film & Video (with activities):
    Vertigo | Bonnie and Clyde | All the President's Men | Do the Right Thing | Dead Man Walking...
    (eslpartyland.com)

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Webquests :

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INTERACTIVE games :

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Listening :

  • Movies
    "You're going to hear little movie excerpts and try to figure out what is going on."
    Activity created by: Renée Maufroid


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  • Movies and DVD rentals - a lesson proposed by Randall S. Davis with :
    - a list of commonly-used vocabulary with a recording of the words in RealMedia format.
    - a short quiz to test students' comprehension of some of the words,
    - a Follow-Up exercise for expanding students' use of the vocabulary in a conversation with a partner or group.
    (esl-lab)
  • Cinema (BBC) :
    "John persuades Fiona to to go out with him to the cinema. They decide to go to see 'About a Boy' starring Hugh Grant at 'The Prince Charles' cinema in Leicester Square. At the end, they express different opinions about what they thought of the film...
    This unit will help you with the following :
    Making suggestions - Reading simple film reviews - Finding out about cinemas in London - Using adjectives to describe films - Giving opinions using base and strong adjectives - Practicing the pronunciation (sentence stress) of these opinions"

    Listen 1: Suggesting a night out in London
    Listen 2: Deciding what film to see
    Listen 3: Talking about the film
    Read 1: Reading film reviews
    Read 2: Cinemas in London
    Speak 1: Using stress to help describe a film

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  • Entertainment (with exercises) : Movie Review (Difficult)
    (esl-lab.com)
  • "Short sound clips together with their transcripts.
    Clips come directly from commercially produced TV series and movies, like Star Wars and Black Adder."
    (The English weblab)

  • Directions (with exercises) : Where's the movie theater? (Difficult)
    (esl-lab.com)


Songs :

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  • Movie Star by Harpo :
    "You feel like Steve McQueen
    when you're driving in your car
    and you think you look like James Bond...
    but the only thing I've ever seen of you
    was a commercial spot on the screen"

Posters :

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Cartoons : (Si le lien est inaccessible, enregistrer l'image pour obtenir la taille initiale.)

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Videos / Trailers :

  • Martin Scorsese on Story vs. Plot
    "Jon Favreau interviewing Martin Scorsese for the third season of Dinner for Five - in this excerpt Jon asks him about story versus plot in filmmaking."

    (YouTube)

 

 

 

 

 

  • Filmography 2012
    "Filmography 2012 remixes over 300 movies to explore and celebrate the work of this year's cinematic storytellers."

    (YouTube)
    + List of films and music (filmographile.tumblr.com)

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  • Trailer Hitch - Red Dawn 2012 Trailer Review
    "Uncle Al and Nephew Jack sit down to review the Red Dawn 2012 official trailer on Trailer Hitch.
    The relatives argue about the Red Dawn 2012 trailer and whether it's aliens or North Koreans invading Seattle.
    Plus, Uncle Al questions the names of Hollywood actors like Chris Hemsworth, Josh Peck and Josh Hutcherson."

    (YouTube)

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  • Film review 2011 - a video
    "The King's Speech ruled the awards ceremonies, Harry Potter said goodbye and sequels were box office hits in 2011.
    Karl Riley looks back at the year's big films."

    (BBC)

  • Plot Device
    "A young filmmaker obtains a mysterious device that unleashes the full force of cinema on his front lawn."

    (vimeo.com)
    "A young filmmaker needs an idea for a movie to launch his career. But he’s coming up dry.
    Then, while browsing Amazon.com, he sees a “Plot Device” for sale. What is it? He doesn’t know but buys it anyway.
    A mysterious device, labelled “Plot Device”, arrives in the mail a few days later. There is a single button on it. He pushes it.
    Watch this funny short film by Seth Worley to find out what happens."

    (neatorama.com)

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  • Cooler than homes... movie theaters !
    - "a clip that promotes going to a movie theater rather than watching TV at home!"

    (anglais.over-blog.org)


  • MOVIE SEGMENTS FOR WARM-UPS AND FOLLOW-UPS
    "THIS BLOG CONTAINS A SERIES OF MOVIE SEGMENTS TO BE USED TO BRAINSTORM, WARM UP, FOLLOW UP, AND ACTIVATE SCHEMATA, PREPARING THE STUDENTS FOR THE TOPIC THAT WILL BE DISCUSSED IN CLASS. HERE YOU WILL FIND THE SEGMENTS, THE LESSON PLANS, AND VARIED TOPICS TO FOSTER CONVERSATION. YOU MAY USE THE ACTIVITIES FOR A FULL TWO-HOUR CLASS OR THEY CAN BE USED SEPARATELY TO BRAINSTORM OR WRAP UP THE TOPIC, FOCUSING ON CONVERSATION, VOCABULARY AND LISTENING COMPREHENSION."

    (warmupsfollowups.blogspot.com)
  • Movie Segments to Assess Grammar Goals
    "contains a series of movie segments and activities to assess or practice grammar points through fun, challenging exercises. Here you will find the movie segments, the lesson plans, printable worksheets with answer key for each activity, and the tips to develop your own grammar activities with the DVDs you have at home. New activities are posted regularly. Teaching grammar with movie segments is inspiring and highly motivating."

    (moviesegmentstoassessgrammargoals.blogspot.com)
  • The Flatmates episode 10, from BBC Learning English : CHOOSING A FILM
    "Alice and Michal are having trouble agreeing on what kind of film to see.
    Should it be something light, like a romantic-comedy (a rom-com) or something darker, like science-fiction (sci-fi)?"

    (YouTube)

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'Forrest Gump'

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