Wednesday, 27 January 2016


Analysing a film and its elements implies dealing with the story, setting, sound, colour, characters, camera shots, angles and movements, reviews...
The following ideas are really useful:

Analysing a film
Short films to use in class
Granny O'Grimm's Sleeping Beauty from Darragh O'Connell on Vimeo.

It is important  to bear in mind looking for videos thar are carefully curated marked as STAFF PICKS. All the videos marked with this have been hand picked by real humans who work at Vimeo

Two recommended books are:
FILM IN ACTION: teaching languages using moving images Kieran Donaghy
Cine , enseñanza del cine. Juan A. Pérez Millán

Saturday, 16 January 2016


Linguistic aspects in a language require constant updating. Language specialists Teachers need to update the English Language skills for their personal development and for the proper use in the classroom. That´s the reason why it is essential to design and offer this activity composed of varied interesting topics that obviously lead to new didactic ideas for being used in the classroom .
This activity is performed from19-January 2016 to 23-Feb-2016. 


Denise O´Keeffe "Film in the Classroom" 
Jonathan Clark - "Do Foreign Language Learners Know What they Want?"
Harry Bailie – "Why I love birding" - 
Simon Griggs "Winter Sports: Skiing" - 
Catherine Park – "Art is Upon the Town!" 

English in context . Every topic for developing communication in English.Let´s movie