Check this out! BBC Learning English on Youtube… with snakes!

The BBC Youtube channel offers a wide range of language videos. Learn new vocabulary and practice your grammar by watching the short news clips specially designed for English learners.

Need an example? In this video about a snake café that has just opened in Tokyo you will learn the words/expressions not for the faint-hearted, venomous, conservation and reputation.

Q1 Vocabulary list No.3 (gk18)

Please learn the following vocabulary. Regarding the different field sizes and camera perspectives, you should be able to match them with an appropriate definition (similar to your worksheet). As for the concepts, you should be able to define the terms in your own words. For our context the term ’suspense‘ is used in Alfred Hitchcock’s sense of the word.


Individuals and society in short films

1) Here is a link to the Oscar-winning short film by Christoph and Wolfgang Lauenstein which we discussed in class.

2) The excellent short film blog ‚Short of the week‚ offers you around 800 short films from 43 countries. Ever fancied to see a short film on social justice from Haiti? – Here’s your chance!

Please post your own recommendations in the comment section!