To provide clarification and practice of language used for phrases in the context of movies
To provide fluency speaking practice in phrases in the context of movies
Procedure (29-39 minutes)
Show a clip from youtube of an action movie https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yUmSVcttXnI Have students pair up and decide what kind of movie it is. Show another clip of a scary movie https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q_P8WCbhC6s Have the students decide what kind of movie it is. Show another clip of a romantic movie/drama https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1R-Zg5es7mg Have the students guess what it is.
Provide the students with a handout listing the phrases. Divide them into groups or pairs and have them discuss what they think each phrase means. Bring them back for WCFB
what's the difference between: What's the problem and what's your problem. That's crazy talk
Have students come to the board en masse and tack strips of the phrases under the picture of the movie clip they saw in the beginning that they feel best matches. Provide each group with multiple phrases as more than one might fit.
Replay the clips one at a time and have students adjust the phrases as they see fit.