Film 3: French Kiss


FRENCH KISS


1. WRITE A BOUT THE STORY
WRITING 1

The summary: groups 2-3
Podcasting: individually

+ words I've learnt: minimum 10 new words

2. THE CHARACTERS:

KATE/LUC/CHARLIE/JULIETTE

Write a description of every character.
Compare the characters Kate-Juliette and Charlie-Luc.



3. THE PLOT:
writing 2
IMAGINE YOU'RE ONE OF THE CHARACTERS.
EXPLAIN WHAT HAS HAPPENED TO YOU.
USE THE PAST SIMPLE/CONTINUOUS.
PODCAST IT!
speaking
IN GROUPS: CAMERA.....ACTION!
ROLEPLAY
CHOOSE ONE SCENE YOU LIKED
COPY THE SCRIPT
PRACTISE THE PRONOUNCIATION/intonation
ROLEPLAY IT and record yourselves!!!!!!





Film 1: Braveheart


 1. Brainstorming
What do you know about Scotland?
2. Activities
2.1. Film background

2.2.Complete:

The Scots have no king because...

There has been war between England and Scotland because...

King Edward I is called 'Longshanks' ....

2.3. Answer these questions:

a. How many sons did Malcolm Wallace have?

b. When did William Wallace's mother die?

c. What did William see at Mac Andrew's farm building?

d. Who brought the bodies of William's father and brother?

e. What did a little girl give William at the graves?

f. Who looked after William after his father and brother died?







 invade, conquer, witness,treachery, to rape, slaughter, enrage, spread, a contender, threat, bribe, concerned, welfare, to counter the threat, wounded, remorseful, betrayal, wages, commit troops to the war, set up a meeting, conspired, to hand over, treachery, disowns, a tryst, high treason, troops, fields, stunned.

FILM 2: CRASH

A Brentwood housewife and her DA husband. 
A Persian store owner. Two police detectives who are also lovers. 
An African-American TV director and his wife. 
A Mexican locksmith. Two carjackers. A rookie cop. 
A middle-aged Korean couple...
They all live in LA. 
and during the next 36 hours, 
they will all collide.



CRASH, a Paul Haggis movie

STEP 1: THE TITLE: CRASH
The introductory monologue pretty much summarizes most of what happens in this movie.  
People in L:A: move back and forth in their cars, without any kind of human contact.  
They need to collide in order to make that necessary human contact everybody needs...

WHAT DOES THE TITLE CRASH MEAN? 

STEP 2: THE OPENING MONOLOGUE
 Read the opening monologue.
Graham has just crashed.   
The car is now stopped.   
This is what he says:
“It's the sense of touch. Any real city, you walk, you know?, you brush past people. 
People bump into you.
In L.A., nobody touches you.  We're always behind this metal and glass.
I think we miss that touch so much that we crash into each other just so that we can feel 
something.”
 
Discuss the meaning of his words.  

STEP 3: WRITING A SUMMARY
Write down the characters' names
and the different stories in the film.

STEP 4: WRITING THE  STORY

Choose 1 of the stories in the film and 
4.1.write a summary.
4.2.describe the characters:
How do they look like?
What's his/her personality? naïve, responsible, ambitious...
What's the relationship between them?mother-son, husband-wife...
How do they feel at the beginning?
How do they react in the story?
Do they change? Why? Why not?


STEP 5: CHARACTER DESCRIPTION
Choose one character you like

- physical description
- personality
- evolution in the story