Teaching Culture Through Film
Both the original and the remake of Footloose are eyewitness accounts of the time in which they were made.
This article discusses gift-giving habits and presents a commercial about the topic.
Are New Year's celebrations similar everywhere? And why are rituals and traditions important?
A sketch made by Foil Arms and Hog, an Irish sketch comedy group, deals with some common stereotypes about the Germans.
This article describes how perception influences the way we see the world. Ambiguous pictures provide us with an impression of this phenomenon.
The film Children of a Lesser God provides us with a glimpse of the world of deaf people.
Various metaphors have been created to visualize the concept of culture, such as the iceberg and the melting pot. Some of these metaphors are portrayed in this blog and a TED Talk about metaphors is proposed.
This article describes some Christmas food traditions and an activity based on a Christmas dinner commercial.
This article presents five key aspects that facilitate audiovisual understanding.
The short animated film Umbrella by the Brazilian production company StratoStorm appeals to viewers of all ages and is suitable for language learners at different levels.