Developing film language
ActivityStart by downloading and looking at the three resources in the download section. Please post any comments and ideas about the resources in the comments section. How would you use and amend these resources in class? Do you think these resources and activities help students to engage more with film and in turn their target language?
Teaching IdeasStart by looking at the downloadable resource Les Crayons – Film Language Resource – French. This is a resource that you could use in class and translate into your target language. Now download the Szalontudo Shot Types resource. Although this resource is in English and will help with learning film terminology per se, it can also be translated into any language. For two of the shots in this resource, you could also ask your students what type of shot it is, and why they think the director chose that type of shot for that moment in the story, either in English or a target language. We have included a Camera Shots and Angles resource in the downloads section and the full film in this step to you help you.
Short Film in Language Teaching
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