Project WorkLearning outcomesProject ideasFAQShort film project: OverviewScopePlanningPreparationFinalising and follow-upEvaluationLessons: 123456789101112131415Deliverables: Main ideaProgress reportOutline ScriptReferencesPowerPointPortfolio
A practical guide to running a successful 30-hour (15-lesson) short film project in English with (pre-)intermediate students: planning, lessons, evaluation, deliverables, samples and experiences, plus ideas for other projects.

Lesson 7 Write Script

Present film team introduction. Select best film team introduction. Teams show their film team introduction. Students select best film. After tallying the teacher hands out a small prize for the best film. Teams to keep the film to write on DVD later.

How to present: visual aids. Class discussion on the use of visual aids in a presentation and detailed discussion on the use of PowerPoint.

Prepare to present project progress (1/2). The 2 members that did not present the outline are going to present the project progress. All members help prepare the presentation with PowerPoint. The teams have 2 lessons to prepare the presentation.

How to write a script. Write short film scripts (1/5). Teacher instructs the students on how to write the short film script. Teams start writing the script of their short film by hand. 

Write progress report. Discuss progress and planning. Teams plan their work, fill in the PR and discuss the report with their teacher in English. Teacher approves film team introduction.

Collect documents in portfolio. Teams collect their PR in their portfolio.