Visual English 5
Unit 14
Movie time


Dive into the cinematic world with the “Film Time!” unit! 🎬🍿 ESL students learn to discuss all things cinema, from picking genres to buying tickets and snacks. πŸŽ₯🎟️


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This unit not only teaches practical language skills but also taps into students’ interests in movies, making learning both enjoyable and relevant. Ready to grab your popcorn and dive into film magic? Let’s illuminate the silver screen with our words! 🌟πŸŽ₯

Cinema conversation:
🎦 What is a Cinema?: Introduction to what a cinema is and its purpose.
πŸ“ Location: Discussing how close or far a cinema is from your home.
Purchasing Tickets:
🎟️ Ticket Stall: Learning to ask for and buy film tickets.
πŸ’² Cost of Tickets: Discussing how much tickets cost for adults and children.
Choosing Snacks:
🍿 Food Stall: Where to buy snacks and what to buy.
πŸ₯€ Types of Snacks: Options include popcorn, nachos, soft drinks, and candy.
Finding Seats:
πŸͺ‘ Seating Arrangements: Understanding where people are sitting based on row and seat number.
Film Preferences:
πŸŽ₯ Genre Exploration: Discussing preferences for various film genres such as action, adventure, detective, disaster, and pirate movies.
πŸ€” Opinions on Films: Sharing thoughts on whether genres are interesting, boring, or loved.

Engaging ESL Conversations:
Role Plays
: Practice buying tickets and snacks at the cinema, choosing a film, or discussing favourite movies.
Discussion Questions: How often do you go to the cinema? What’s your favourite type of film and why?
Vocabulary Games: “Genre Match-Up” where students connect film types with their descriptions, or “Film Opinion Polls” where they vote on their favourite genres.
Fun Activities:
Create Your Film Poster: Students design a poster for an imagined film, including genre, plot summary, and cast.
Film Review Challenge: Write a review of the last film you watched, discussing what you liked and disliked.
Genre Debate: Debate which film genre is the best, using persuasive language to support opinions.