Sometimes what you're looking for is closer than you think.
Based on the popular novel, Looking for Alibrandi is the coming-of-age story of Josie Alibrandi in her final year of high school. During this year, Josie learns to embrace her family and her Italian heritage. She also deals with meeting her father for the first time, teen angst and grief.
The winner of 7 awards, including 'Best Film', 'Best Leading Actress', 'Best Supporting Actress' and 'Best Adapted Screenplay' (AFI Awards), Looking for Alibrandi is a film that will appeal to students from different cultural backgrounds, with its themes of family, culture and belonging.
Photocopiable Resource Pack - Overview
Looking for Alibrandi: 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 Looking for Alibrandi.
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 memory quizzes, 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 978-0-9804559-3-9, 148 pages
Looking for Alibrandi is rated M (suitable for people over 15)