She brought a small town to its feet and a huge company to its knees.
Based on a true story, Erin Brockovich follows the story of a filing clerk who stumbles across a shocking cover-up by a major corporation, and motivates a small community to fight for their rights against the company.
The winner of 30 major awards, including an Oscar for Best Actress (Julia Roberts), Erin Brockovich is a thought-provoking and inspirational movie with themes of hope, despair, family and corporate responsibility. It is ideal for students to gain practice in legal vocabulary and everyday English.
Photocopiable Resource Pack - Overview
Erin Brockovich: Photocopiable Resource Pack - Advanced is highly recommended for Advanced, and is also suitable for Upper-Intermediate learners. It contains four lessons of up to 3.5 hours each, that accompany four sections of the movie Erin Brockovich.
This ESL Movie Resource Title includes a wide variety of pre-viewing, viewing and post-viewing activities, as well as easy-to-follow lesson plans and a comprehensive answer key.
The photocopiable activities in this Resource Pack include:
- Pre-Viewing: warmers, vocabulary activities, discussion review activities, vocabulary review activities
- Viewing: worksheets with a range of activities including gap-fill activities, discussion activities, true/false activities
- Optional Viewing: supplementary photocopiable activities such as listening and ordering activities, dialogue gap-fill activities and discussion activities
- Post-Viewing: photocopiable Writing Tasks and discussion activities, with topics related to themes within the movie section
The Maps and Lesson Plans provide detailed notes for preparing and using each activity.
ISBN 978-0-9804559-2-2, 138 pages
Erin Brockovich is rated M (suitable for people over 15).