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The Present

What follows is one (more) awesome Lesson Plan by Kieran Donaghy on Film English:

The Present
Step 1 Create an even number of groups Half of the groups should come up with positive adjectives to describe character; the other groups have to come up with negative adjectives to describe character.  You have 5 minutes to think
Step 2 Pair so that there is one member of the group who came up with the positive adjectives and a member of the group who came up with the negative adjectives in each pair.
Compare adjectives and to try to match the positive adjectives with a negative adjective. If you have not got the opposite of an adjective, try to supply it.

Step 3
Get feedback from the whole class, and write up the most common positive and negative adjectives.

Step 4
In your pairs, discuss the following question. Use both positive and negative adjectives: What adjectives are normally used to describe teenagers?
Step 5 You are going to watch a short film in which you see a teenage boy. As you w…

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