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 8 Write Script, Record / Edit Film

How to present: English for presentations. Class discussion on English expressions to be used for presentations.

Prepare to present project progress (2/2). (Milestone) Presentation project progress PowerPoint ready. All members help prepare the presentation with PowerPoint.

Write short film scripts (2/5). Teams correct the mistakes made in the previous lesson's script and type a new draft in MS Word. Teams also start writing new scene(s) of their film by hand.

Record/edit short film (1/5). Teams start recording the parts of the scripts that were approved after verifying the pronunciation with the teacher. Recording is done outside class. They have 5 lessons to record and edit the film. If used, they write references on a separate A4.

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 PowerPoint.

Collect documents in portfolio. Teams collect their PR, (A4 with references) and corrected draft scripts in their portfolio.