Lesson 64 - Free time - Video(part3)


Exercise 1

Discuss some of these questions.

• What hobbies do you have?
• What are you doing this weekend?
• What did you do last summer vacation?
• What will you do next weekend?
• Where do you spend your free time?
• Who do you spend your free time with?
• What are some things you like to do in your free time?
• Do you have more free time now than when you were a child?
• What would you do if you had more free time?

Exercise 2

Discuss these questions before watching the video.

• What are some things you can do every weekend for fun?
• What are some hobbies that could make your life better?

Now watch the video and note what activities they COULDN’T do at first. Pause at 0:38


• What would happen next in the video?
• Would these people just stop trying? Why/why not?
• How would you react in any situation like that?
• How would you feel if your task were to do something that seemed impossible to you?

Watch until 0:57 and discuss what really happened.

• Were you right or wrong with your ideas?
• How do you understand the motto « We were born to do what can't be done. Do what you can't.» ?
• What kind of video is it?

Exercise 3

• Why are you learning English or other foreign languages?
• Can learning languages be a hobby or is it a duty?
• What can a new language be helpful with?

Please, come up with as many reasons why people study a new language as possible.

Now we are going to watch a short film in which a man is learning a new language. As you watch your task is to notice different strategies and techniques the man uses to learn the language.

Watch the film until 02:00.


Discuss the man's strategies.

• How useful is each of these techniques and strategies for learning a new language?
• Why do you think the man is learning English?
• We are going to watch the rest of the film in which we will see why the man is learning English.

Make a final point and discuss:

• What adjectives would you use to describe the film?
• How does the film make you feel?
• What is the film’s message?

Exercise 4

Exercise 5

Exercise 6

Exercise 7

Discuss the questions:

• What movie genre do you like best?
• What’s the best movie you’ve ever seen?
• Do you prefer watching movies at the cinema or on TV?
• Who are your favorite movie stars (and why)?
• What’s the worst movie you’ve ever seen?
• Who do you like watching movies with best?