Possibly the best Christmas present one could ever get!
The release of Star Wars: The Force Awakens!
So grab your imagination and let's take the journey back to that galaxy far, far, away...
Below young padawan, you will find a collection of tools, exercises and activities designed to provide you with assistance in your journey to perfect your English.
"No, try not! Do. Or do not. There is no try."
It's hot! News and reviews of the the new film are everywhere. On the left you'll find the 50 most recent articles about The Force Awakens from top news sources. Click here for full page news.
How to use the articles to improve your English:
Video News. Similar to the printed news activity above, you can use some of the latest video news to work on your listening comprehension. Simply follow the instructions below.
Intermediate to Advanced
Read you must, good for the mind it is.
Find out more of what's going on the characters' heads and strengthen your comprehension of English at the same time by reading the book and completing the comprehension guide on the left. And.. if you've seen the film, think how easy the book will be!
WITNESS THE BIRTH OF THE RESISTANCE
When the Rebellion defeated the Empire in the skies above Endor, Leia Organa believed it was the beginning to a lasting peace. But after decades of vicious infighting and partisan gridlock in the New Republic Senate, that hope seems like a distant memory. (wookieepedia)
A New York Times Bestseller
Here is a short novelized version of the film for beginners. Listen to the audio and read along with the text in the video.
The music of John Williams.
It's been said that a large part of the success of the original film was due to John Williams's majestic score. Even those who have never seen the films can recognize the famous "Da ta ta ta Taa" of the opening theme music. Can we even imagine any of the films without the score? I'll bet we can't.
Here is a collection of classroom resources for teachers that I came across in looking for materials for this page. I hope you find them as useful as I did in adapting lessons to coincide with the rebirth of the Star Wars saga...