If you’re working on detective stories, or scary stories, these two trailers for the new Agatha Christie film A Haunting in Venice would work well in class depending on context. The first one immediately identifies Poirot and that there is a mystery. If you have already worked on detective stories, pupils could be asked to … Continue reading “Teaching with Trailers: Hercule Poirot A Haunting in Venice”
After Murder on the Orient Express and Death on the Nile, Agatha Christie’s detective Hercule Poirot, in the shape of Kenneth Branagh, continues to travel across the world solving crimes. A Haunting in Venice is based on Christie’s Hallowe’en Party, and is suitably spooky to work on at this time of year. Poirot, officially retired, is … Continue reading “Hercule Poirot in Venice”
As we swelter in unseasonable heat, what better prospect than a summer spent watching rainy British costume dramas? ARTE has a great season lined up called “English Passions” with lots of Jane Austen, Jane Eyre and the reboot of the series that inspired Downton Abbey. Settle back with a cup of tea and enjoy! You … Continue reading “A Summer of Romanticism and Costume Drama on ARTE”
Watch the trailer and fill in activity B1 on your worksheet.
Watch the trailer and fill in the Group 2 Part of your worksheet.
Watch the trailer and fill in the Group 1 Part of your worksheet.
In our series “Your Students Have Talent”, check out these amazing book trailers created by 1ère AMC students for their revisited versions of Frankenstein! The students from Lycée Louis Bescan in Rambouillet (78) worked on Frankenstein as part of a sequence on transhumanism. They were challenged in groups to come up with updated versions of … Continue reading “Your Students Have Talent! Frankenstein Revisited Booktrailers”
This A1+ worksheet is based on the trailer of the new Matilda musical, directed by Matthew Warchus and released on Netflix on 25 December 2022. It was adapted from Roald Dahl’s famous story and the Royal Shakespeare Company’s production of Matilda the Musical. The story is faithful to Dahl’s orginal: Matilda Wormwood is an extraordinarly … Continue reading “Matilda the Musical”
Downton Abbey fans will be delighted to hear that there is a second film spin-off of the series about to release. Subtitled “A New Era”, it’s set in the Roaring Twenties and sees Lady Mary take over the day-to-day running of the estate from her father, and a film crew arrive to use the house … Continue reading “Times are Changing at Downton Abbey”
The trailer and the featurette for Belfast are both used in our Ready-to-use resource on the film. Trailer Featurette