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Movie / series corner
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Activity 2


Movie / series corner





Snow White and the Huntsman,by Rupert 
Sanders, 2012.

Once Upon a Time,by Adam Horowitz and Edward 
Kitsis, 2011.

▬ Movie / series selection ▬

Films:
  • Ever After, A Cinderella Story, by Andy Tennant, 1998.
  • Snow White and the Huntsman, by Rupert Sanders, 2012.
  • Witch Hunters, by Tommy Wirkola, 2013.
  • Jack the Giant Killer, by Nathan Juran and Mark Atkins, 2013.
  • Into the Woods, by Rob Marshall, 2015.

TV series:
  • Grimm, by Sebastián Silva and Aaron Lipstadt, 2011.
  • Once Upon a Time, by Adam Horowitz and Edward Kitsis, 2011.
  • Galavant, by Dan Fogelman, 2016.
  • Disenchantment, by Matt Groening, 2018.

Toolbox

Toolbox
  • amazing / extraordinary / outstanding (adj.)
  • captivating (adj.)
  • weak ≠ strong (adj.)
  • demeanour /dɪˈmiːnə/ (behaviour /bɪˈheɪvɪə/) (n.)
  • be fascinated / disappointed (v.)
  • depict /dɪˈpɪkt/ (portray) (v.)
  • laugh /ˈlɑːf/ at = make fun of (v.)
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You are in charge of one film / TV series from the selection.

1
Go online to watch a trailer. Be ready to present your adaptation to the group.

2
How is the original fairy tale adapted and does it make the plot more attractive? More exciting? More modern?


Useful vocabulary: The film was released in… It was directed by… I find it quite modern / attractive… Usually, I don’t like… I really appreciate…

Let's talk this out!

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GROUP WORK
MEDIATION

Share your findings and learn about the other adaptations.

3
What are the common points and differences? How do they differ from the classic fairy tales you know?


4
Which one would you like to watch? Or would you recommend?


Useful vocabulary: I would like to watch... As far as I’m concerned… This is a must-see because… The character of… is endearing / appealing / sweet. The plot is brilliant / surprising / intriguing…

Let's learn!

Race your neighbour!

Pick an adjective from the list your teacher will give you. Find its antonym in the text. The first one to finish wins.

Over to you!

Leave a comment on IMDb

Let’s use what you have learnt in and !

You write a comment on the IMDb page of a TV series or a film you have just watched. Give your opinion on the adaptation and highlight how the story has changed or evolved, for better or for worse!

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