Film and Video in Language Teaching


On this course teachers learn how to use film and video critically and creatively in the language classroom. The course last five days and there are a total of twenty contact hours. The course language is English but the course is suitable for teachers of other languages.


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Course content
Sessions deals with the following themes:

  • Using short films and videos
  • Using feature-length films
  • How to write activities for authentic film and video
  • Digital filmā€making in language teaching and learning
  • Using film and video to foster:
    • oral communicative competence
    • written communicative competence
    • oral comprehension
    • creativity
    • empathy
    • visual literacy
    • multimodality literacy
    • the fifth skill of viewing
    • the sixth skill of visually representing


Course content

The course includes the following features:

  • You will receive constant support and guidance from the course tutor Kieran Donaghy.
  • You will have a personalĀ  pre-course online meeting with Kieran to discuss your learning objectives for the course.
  • You will have a personalĀ  post-course online meeting with Kieran to give you feedback on your course participation and performance, and final project.
  • You will be awarded The School for Training certification upon completion of the course.

Course dates

Edition 1: Monday 25th July ā€“ Friday 28th July 2022

Edition 2: Monday 5th September ā€“ Friday 9th September 2022


Monday to Friday, 9.30 ā€“ 14.00


Carrer de Sardenya 326, Barcelona

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