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IELTS Level: 4.0, 4.5
Cambridge: B1 Preliminary (PET)

Film English

Be entertained! Improve your English through watching, analysing and discussing films. In this course you will look at popular film genres, focus on a classic example in each one and in doing so, build your vocabulary.  We will consider Comedy, Romance, Sci-fi, Horror, Action and Animation. Have fun finding out about the actors and actresses, focus on successful directors and learn interesting facts. Each genre contains a task for you to research, so you will put your English into practice!

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Course Info

Course Objectives

To explore and debate the following films:

  • Groundhog Day
  • Maid in Manhattan
  • 2001: A Space Odyssey
  • The Blair Witch Project
  • Mission Impossible
  • Toy Story

To read and interpret film reviews


  • Lesson 01 - At the Cinema
  • Lesson 02 - Comedy
  • Lesson 03 - Romance
  • Lesson 04 - Sci-fi
  • Lesson 05 - Horror
  • Lesson 06 - Action
  • Lesson 07 - Animation
  • Lesson 08 - Film Reviews

Watch the Trial Lesson


Course Level

From B1

This course is useful for:


  • All students who are level B1 and higher who wish to improve their English in a fun and stimulating way.

Course Content


  • 8 video lessons
  • 10 question test after each lesson
  • 8 downloadable practice exercises

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The Teachers

Stephanie Marston
Stephanie Marston

Stephanie Marston graduated with a degree in English Literature and went on to gain a Masters in Publishing Studies. She has practical experience of working in an international business context and for this reason has specialised in teaching business English in multinational companies.

Stephanie has lived and worked in Yokohama, Milan and London and has now been teaching students to communicate more effectively and confidently for over ten years. She has taught on a wide range of courses including; IELTS, interview preparation and presentation skills.