Movie in Education? Hmm.. Is it interesting? Read this first!

Interesting thoughts on the use of movies in school…

dismaswibisono

As progressive professionals in our continual search for additional resources, approaches, techniques and methods for expanding our repertoire of English language teaching tools, often, we need not look far beyond our immediate surroundings for inspiration. A commonly available resource of authentic English is movies. Are movies practical for English language teaching? How do you go about it? What are good movies for English teaching? Where can you get them? Why bother using movies at all? These questions, and others, will be briefly explored in this series of articles. Here then, are five good reasons why you should use popular movies with your learners for English language practice and acquisition.

1. Movies in English are widely enjoyed

A wide variety of learner types enjoy watching movies. It is one resource from which you can extract considerable mileage on a wide range of themes and topics.

2. Movies in English are easily…

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I am a husband, father, teacher and principal who loves to help students learn and reach their highest potential. I believe teaching is the ground floor to a better world - the children ARE the future!

2 responses to “Movie in Education? Hmm.. Is it interesting? Read this first!”

  1. dismaswibisono says :

    Using movies as a media for learning English is one of the methods that can be used but for sure that we have to consider with our achievement indicators too… 🙂

    That’s my thought. I am sure that you know it more than me because you have more experiences 🙂

  2. Victor Didra says :

    It seems that TV shows work well for it, ones aimed particularly at learning. I’m not sure how much of a grammar lesson you’re going to get from Anne of Green Gables though.

    You might pique their interest in poetry though.

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