I’m happy you’ve got so much from the lessons. The film was written and produced by  Anna Whitcher and myself,  with graphics and animation by […], The Seven Best Short Films for ELT Students, Presentation of “The Image in English Language Teaching”, Dial Direct “The Notebook” directed by Greg Gray, https://www.shortoftheweek.com/2013/02/26/the-man-at-the-counter/, Train Online in Film and Video with Kieran in January, Train with Kieran in Film and Video Online, Train with Kieran in Barcelona this summer. $102.80M, G A poor boy named Arthur learns the power of love, kindness, knowledge and bravery with the help of a wizard called Merlin in the path to become one of the most beloved kings in English history. | Gross: While emigrating to the United States, a young Russian mouse gets separated from his family and must relocate them while trying to survive in a new country. Gilles Payant, Susan Damante, Here are some good inspirational, educational Hollywood & Bollywood movies that can motivate students from schools and colleges alike. If so, I’d suggest refreshing your browser. Jayne Atkinson, Votes: | Kieran, He’s right, I had the same experience. SOAR: An Animated Short from Alyce Tzue on Vimeo. | | Director: Comedy, Drama, Family. | A family flees the city for the wilderness. David Swift Thanks again for the brilliant work that you do and for sharing so generously. You can watch the film below and find a full lesson plan here. | James Algar, Junius Matthews, Votes: BY JULIE MATLIN. I hope you like the short films and find the lesson plans useful. Émile Genest, 93 min | Director: Rickie Sorensen, WOW…thanks for the seven short film, it is very useful in my speaking class…please submit any lesson plan and short film more…. T. Hee, Thanks very much for commenting and for your kind words. The classic Disney animated characters play the roles in this animated retelling of the Charles Dickens masterpiece. Drama, Family. Christine Cavanaugh, Clyde Geronimi Dial Direct “The Notebook” directed by Greg Gray from Velocity on Vimeo. Later, when he is presumed dead she is forced to become a servant. All the best, $21.91M, G Two enterprising grad students collaborate on a very unusual engineering project with a young boy they just met. $77.70M, G Thanks very much for commenting and for the kind words. It can be used to get students to learn and practise vocabulary related to household chores. | Leopold Stokowski, Review them and tell me. Magda Szubanski, Norman Ferguson, Stars: The answer: short films & commercials. All the best, Stars: 131,097 Jack Kinney $171.09M, TV-G 100 min One of the ways in which you can pick English up (and pick it up pretty fast) is through film, TV and music. 116,592 Idris Elba, | Oh my goodness, it is so much fun! Animation, Short, Comedy. Kieran. $40.36M, Approved Stars: Positive reviews, help sales . | 1,344 Graham Heid, Director: Hi Kieran, | | Gross: -Sonny, Superb collection ….can you send me more such short films, Hi Vanita, | Directors: Clarence Nash, G 41,911 Great set of short films, when I get round to watching them all I will let u know how I got on, thanks. From award winners to festival hits. Chris Buck, $31.18M, G | David Hand, Animation, Comedy, Drama. | Gross: | These are just some of the short films out there that are great for teaching reading comprehension skills, there are a lot more! $22.18M, G $10.14M, G 102 min The first question I ask is “what does this text tell us about society?”. This is true for all films, but in short films the duration works to your students’ advantage. J.T. | Gross: 68,772 | Gross: It works very well for getting students  speaking, writing and using vocabulary related to age, face, body, mood and actions. Norman Tokar Jim Cummings, Votes: Kieran. Hardie Albright, All the best, I’m happy you could sort out the issue. A fun-loving American bulldog pup, a hilarious Himalayan cat, and a wise old golden retriever embark on a long trek through the rugged wilderness of the Sierra Nevada mountains in a quest to reach home and their beloved owners. You can watch the film below and find a full lesson plan here. I love using this short reading of the children’s classic, The Tiger Who Came to Tea, with my older literature classes. | 86 min Directors: Hal Smith, Dorothy McGuire, George Cukor, Soar is a delightful short film by Alyce Tzue which can be used to get students to predict and write a narrative. $162.80M, G 26 min Byron Howard, Janet Munro, Votes: | Kieran. | Gross: | Nehemiah Persoff, Votes: Animation, Drama, Family. Animated version of the fairy tale of the Russian boy Peter and his hunt for a raiding wolf, presented to the music of Sergei Prokofiev. | 166,019 88 min Short Comedic Monologue from the scene "Superhero Support Group" - Female (30 seconds to 1 minute) From "Between Good and Evil" ISBN-13: 978-1502982308 PDF: Sellfy.com "Without My Beauty" Short monologue for girl - solo stage play script for female adapted from published play Beauty IS a Beast PDF: Sellfy.com "The Most Beautiful" Dec 13, 2016 - Explore Kimberly Miller's board "Pixar Short Films for Teaching", followed by 168 people on Pinterest. I will definitely use them in my classes! | ... 16,168 Downloads . Hi Girik, It’s a great prompt to get students thinking and speaking about mobile phones and technology. Bridget Moynahan, It works very well for getting students speaking, writing and using vocabulary related to age, face, body, mood and actions. To save her ill son, a field mouse must seek the aid of a colony of rats, with whom she has a deeper link than she ever suspected. 4,496 Watch the best Student Films films on Short of the Week—review and discuss the new generation of innovative stories that are shaping the world. These days, the world can seem like an ugly place. ), Hi Ridvin, Hi Barry, $13.08M, Approved I’m glad you like the selection. Peter Behn, Votes: Bill Roberts, Director: Adventure, Comedy, Drama. Agnieszka Holland Peter, Approved Stars: The man at the counter https://www.shortoftheweek.com/2013/02/26/the-man-at-the-counter/ (I haven’t used this one yet, but I really love the story. Directors: Director: The answers are all vocabulary related to the topic. Directors: 15 min Kieran. These teach students the value of hard work and proper education. | Oprah Winfrey, Peter Robbins, The answer is quite simple: I’ve watched literally thousands of short films and developed an instinct for the type of engaging and simple short films which will work in the ELT classroom. When a boy learns that a beloved killer whale is to be killed by the aquarium owners, the boy risks everything to free the whale. Robert Stevenson | | Wayne Allwine, I believe they have many benefits. 32,722 Heydon Prowse, Shirley Temple, Animation, Adventure, Comedy. David Hand, Encounters in the UK. Michael J. I’ve just checked the article in Chrome, Internet Explorer and Safari and they all show seven completely different short films. If not, it’s not legal to download videos without the permission of the director or producer. Drama, Family, Fantasy. 370,992 I’m very happy you find the lessons so useful. | Gross: John Mills, Great videos. Thought you made a mistake putting the same vidoe to all of the entrances…, Hi Edward, Directors: $141.84M, G Frank Morgan, Samuel Armstrong, Animation, Adventure, Comedy. | Gross: They are an excellent tool to inspire essay writing. Robert Logan, I’m happy you like the selection. I love using the Pixar films in my class because they are quick, funny and an engaging way to intrigue my students to learn. Students will be able to analyze the main idea, author's purpose, characterization, etc. Directors: Stars: Pamelyn Ferdin, Plus, it's free of dialogue, so students can write their own! Samuel Armstrong, Elizabeth Hartman, Arthur Davis, Students learn and practise vocabulary related to photos, describe a photo, listen to a description of a photo, and talk about photos. Enjoy! | A teenage boy grows to love a stray yellow dog while helping his mother and younger brother run their Texas homestead while their father is away on a cattle drive. | https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eob3MtLkgK0 At this point, I introduce critical theory. Fear of Flying is a beautiful short film by Conor Finnegan which is an effective way to introduce and discuss the theme of fears and how to overcome them. In fact, I used to only use with my senior students who are studying literature and needing to apply different critical theories. | | Our students are visual! 88,462 $11.35M, G These Pixar short films inspire class discussion and analysis, and students can then in turn write essays based upon these films. I’d like to share some short films I use in my classes, hope you like them. | Kieran. It’s no secret that students love watching a film in class, but it’s fair to say that most films generally lack educational value. | Gross: Directors: Les Mayfield Kevin Spacey, After posting the comment I refreshed the page and all the original videos appeared – apparently it was necessary to watch an advert through to the end to make them appear. Bill Roberts, Directors: Once there, she begins to explore her new, seemingly-isolated surroundings, and its secrets. Patricia Neal, | List of titles for films I recommend for elementary school classes to view. Welcome to English Club ESL Videos, where you’ll find a growing collection of short films and video clips, some with subtitles, quizzes and classroom materials. Seeing this list just reminded me of a few of my favourites. I Forgot My Phone from Miles Crawford on Vimeo. A wealthy sportsman's decision to hire a backwoods orphan to exercise a champion Irish Setter has unexpected consequences. You can watch the film below and find a full lesson plan here. Hamilton Luske, Looking for and finding the right monologue is never an easy task. Thans a lot. I Forgot My Phone is a thought-provoking short film by Miles Crawford which is a great prompt for discussion and refexion on addiction to mobile phones. | Judy Garland, Here is our list of best inspirational movies of all time for students: 1. | Gross: Jason James Richter, 48,754 Adventure, Drama, Family. Hollye Holmes, | G 11,856 The Mirror is a short film by Ramon and Pedro which tells the story of a boy’s journey from childhood to old age. This lesson has been designed to get students to think deeper about their reading by having them treat Pixar short films as reading passages. He hatches a plan with Charlotte, a spider that lives in his pen, to ensure that this will never happen. Dakota Fanning, Short Films For School Student sites: Short Films For School Student search in title. Are there any short films you’ve used in the classroom that you’d like to share? Displaying 1 - 20 out of 14138 websites Amazon.com: Online Shopping for Electronics, Apparel, Computers, Books, DVDs & … You can watch the film below and find a full lesson plan here. Animation, Adventure, Drama. Please let me know how you get on with the films. Thanks for commenting. Richard Egan, I was wondering, do you have any short films for elementary students I could show? 134 min You can watch the film below and find a full lesson plan here. | Duwayne Dunham | Best, | Adventure, Drama, Family. Learning English Video Project. Don Alder, Stars: Stewart Raffill Rich Moore, A fun way to help students practice analyzing characters and developing important critical thinking skills is by using short videos clips. Glenn Close, Votes: | Pinto Colvig, I think it would be nice to add Serial Taxi to this list. Kate Maberly, Stars: Ben Sharpsteen After I watched “The Mirror” on my Android phone the same still shot of that film was somehow placed as the image of all seven movie descriptions. Animation, Adventure, Comedy. James Algar, 10,688 Jared Bush Adventure, Comedy, Family. Using Pixar films in the ELA classroom is an engaging way to review literary terms. Recommended Movies for Elementary Class Viewing by shadaif | created - 13 Aug 2014 | updated - 07 Feb 2017 | Public List of titles for films I recommend for elementary school classes to view. Sebastian Cabot, Everyone wants to become rich, but what does being rich means? Director: Jeff York, Votes: | Gross: A worksheet with a short text about cartoon movies with 3 tasks (comprehension, writing, grammar) focusing the past perfect with explanat... 26,929 Downloads Film Vocabulary Crossword It has really been a wonderful contribution for ELT teachers especiallay in terms of entertaining the students with beatifully designed lesson plans. | Gross: Richard Thorpe, 50 Inspiring Films You Should Show Your Students Whether you are looking for a movie to support a lesson you've been teaching or a book your class has read, or if you would like to offer a reward for hard work well done, these movies offer education , … 89,462 Thank you for buying my book; it’s great to know you’re finding it useful. Sterling Holloway, | Babe, a pig raised by sheepdogs, learns to herd sheep with a little help from Farmer Hoggett. Charlie Brown makes his way to the national spelling bee finals. Hi Ben, But do the review and you´ll see that everyone is the same, about the same littel boy. Director: | Cheers, A little girl is left by her father in an exclusive seminary for girls, when her father fights in the Second Boer War. Thoughts from Brazil. Animation, Short, Family. 97 min | Have you tried short films in your classroom before to teach and review literary terms? The story of a young deer growing up in the forest. 17,236 William A. Seiter | Jason Robards, Conversations in Spain. Kieran. Dylan McDermott, | Bill Melendez Stars: Directors: 266,004 I just wanted to let you know how much I appreciate your lessons. | Bob Hoskins, Stars: Stars: Chris Buck, 126 min | Mischa, Chris Noonan Bing Crosby, | | You can find almost 200 similar lesson plans at my resource website Film English http://film-english.com/ . Jane Wyman, 36,200 It is a great lesson plan too. Karl Swenson, | A young, recently-orphaned girl is sent to England after living in India all of her life. In an era where kids are visually stimulated more than ever before, using film to teach reading comprehension is effective, fun and engaging for ALL students. 5. Elizabeth Allen Rosenbaum The Present is a gripping short film with a wonderful twist by Jacob Frey which deals with the themes of empathy, teenagers and disablity. James Cromwell, Tony Goldwyn, A lawyer and a little girl must prove that a man claiming to be Santa Claus is the real thing. The bonus short on the making of Flawed offers an interesting way of teaching students how to do time-lapse animation. | 95 min David Hand Clyde Geronimi Director: $41.83M, PG Paul Satterfield, Are you seeing the same films? Stars: Pixar short films are a great way to target essential literary elements and techniques from characterization to theme to conflict to symbolism. Thanks. Maggie Smith, Director: Tommy Kirk, Director: Kieran thanks a lot for short films, I’m writting form Chile and I’m working in a very little school and I need to know if thereis a possibility to download them because we don´t have internet connection in classrooms but I’d love to teach them with som of this films! | View the following films that are discussed in Geoff Alexander's 2014 book Films You Saw in School: 1,153 Classroom Educational Films, 1958–1985. However, when I click the link to Vimeo below the video I can watch the clips. Arthur Malet, Votes: Ian Hunter, G In a small town, a brewing romantic rivalry with a local tough and a school-teacher culminates in a terrifying ride in the night. Kevin Lima Hi Kieran, Jennifer Lee $400.74M, G Teachers often ask me how I find the short films I use in my lesson plans. is  an animation to encourage us to reflect on the increasingly important role of film-making in our educational system and schools. I’ll check out the short films you recommmended. Director: Stars: FEAR OF FLYING from conorfinnegan on Vimeo. | Hi Edward, Bobette Audrey, Norman Taurog, | Simon Wells Stars: Kedi (2017), Ages: 8+ Director: | Adventure, Drama, Family. Jonathan Groff, This creates the impression that you had linked the same film to all descriptions. in a similar way as they would on a test.This Google site embedded wi. A misfit ant, looking for "warriors" to save his colony from greedy grasshoppers, recruits a group of bugs that turn out to be an inept circus troupe. Jack Black’s breakout School of Rock, available on Amazon Prime, continues the spirit of kids overcoming emotions in the name of rock. Michael Madsen, Fess Parker, | | | Ginnifer Goodwin, | Victor Fleming, | Thanks very much for commenting and for the kind words. Kieran. Thank you for sharing your short films and the lesson plans. Adventure, Drama, Family. | Comedy, Drama, Family. A lesson plan designed around a short film titled Taking Pictures and the theme of photos. Wilbur the pig is scared of the end of the season, because he knows that come that time, he will end up on the dinner table. 82 min A man raised by gorillas must decide where he really belongs when he discovers he is a human. In a city of anthropomorphic animals, a rookie bunny cop and a cynical con artist fox must work together to uncover a conspiracy. Thanks for the heads up, and glad you could solve the problem. We have smart classrooms with projectors and screens. Stars: Ivan, | Hayden Panettiere, Votes: I can only suggest that you refresh your browser or change to another browswer I hope this helps. | | | My goal for teaching with films is to give students an understanding of theme through a very short and engaging shared text; an understanding that they can then apply to more complex written texts. 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