In England, going to the cinema is one of the most popular leisure activities. Most towns have a cinema, usually one with several screens.These cinemas show all the big films from Hollywood in the USA, and a much smaller number from other countries. However, there are many festivals which show films that may normally not be shown at cinemas. The festivals last for several days and show many films. This plan is based on information about two festivals in England.
Film festivals in England
- To activate knowledge of types of film / generate interest in the topic
- To develop understanding in details, vocabulary, discussion
Lesson Plan: - guide for teacher on procedure including answers to tasks.
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- Complete text
- Comprehension questions
- Vocabulary matching exercise
- Writing and discussion activities
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