Read, watch and learn!

MotivateFilm Genres Infographic your students with a movie!

From the Oscar-winning drama of Slumdog Millionaire to the romance of Anna Karenina, there’s a Macmillan Reader to captivate audiences of all ages and interests!

Discover our collection of Film Tie-ins on the eBook store.

Get your students talking about their favourite film genres with our infographic – brand-new for the 2016 Awards season!

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Spot the difference:

Try this spot the difference activity (before or after reading):  Show students the first 5-10 minutes of a film, and ask them to identify differences with the book, e.g. in The Princess Diaries, the story is set in New York in the book, and San Francisco in the film.

Discover more film-based activities on page 25 of our guide to Using Graded Readers in the Classroom.


Play film charades!

Have fun and get students talking with our charades videos!   Once you’ve watched these 6 videos, why not get your students to make up their own?




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