Social media and mobiles in the classroom

Keeping mobiles out of the classroom has been a battle for the past few years but recently it seems to have become worse than ever. We live in a world where mobile phones appear to be an extension of our arms and every few minutes, we feel the urge to consult our screens in case

2022-06-28T09:56:40+03:00June 22nd, 2022|

Reading a film’s content, cinematography, and technical aspects

Film literacy means for me the competence to critically watch a film and to analyse its content, cinematographic and technical aspects. To improve my language, I often watch a film in a language that is not my native language. Sometimes I use the subtitles to read the lines I haven’t understood. With this technique, I

2022-06-21T16:34:12+03:00June 21st, 2022|

We usually watch films to relax

Film literacy means being conscious about the choice of films as well as how understandable it is. Watching a movie critically. It means bringing the message to the viewer through different angles, places where the scenes are shot, music, etc. I learned most of my English because I started watching series and films in this

2022-06-21T16:28:44+03:00June 21st, 2022|

Films are good for language learning

When you watch a film you have to be conscious of what are you choosing. It is important to understand those films you watch, because if you do not understand them you won´t understand the plot. When you pick a film you may search what is the movie about, sometimes you can be picking a

2022-06-21T15:53:36+03:00June 21st, 2022|

The seventh art

Film literacy is considered as the „seventh art“. As this art improves and keeps on producing better results, it also gets closer to the society in which we live nowadays. Film literacy means taking profit of every available resource so that the filmed scenes will transmit as better as possible the movie’s intention or ideas,

2022-06-21T15:48:37+03:00June 21st, 2022|

What is Democracy?

No one is born a good citizen, no nation is born a democracy. Rather, both are processes that continue to evolve over a lifetime. Young people must be included from birth. (Kofi Annan) The word democracy comes from the Greek words "demos", meaning people, and "kratos" meaning power; so democracy can be thought of as

2022-06-28T09:57:26+03:00June 21st, 2022|
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