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ESLE 010: ESL Listening and Speaking Level I: Remembrance Day Movie Assignment

How to use this guide

Here you will find useful resources about films related to war and Remembrance Day. To complete the assignment, following these steps:

Step 1: Choose a movie from the list below. You can choose a streaming/online video or a DVD in the library. Read the summary of the movie on Criterion or search the movie on IMDb and Wikipedia to get more information. 

Step 2: Book a study room on MyOkanagan to watch the movie with your partner. You can play the streaming/online movie on your laptop and connect your laptop to the TV screen or you can play the DVD on a laptop that plays DVDs and connect it to the TV. If you have trouble connecting to the TV screen, ask a staff member to help you, or you can watch the movie on your laptop instead of the TV.

Step 3: Take notes during the movie for your presentation. You can get more information about the movie on IMDb and Wikipedia.

Have fun!

Movie Information

Book a Study Room

To book a Kelowna study room, visit myOkanagan, then choose the Student Tab.

Conditions for Group Study Room use:

  • Students only
  • Maximum 2 hours per booking
  • Can be booked up to one week in advance
  • 15 minutes late and room can be re-booked
  • Rooms cannot be "kept" by leaving belongings in the room

Click here for information about each room including the number of seats and types of equipment and tables.

Streaming Movies & DVDs

Choose a movie from the following list:

Streaming Videos

  1. Enemy at the Gates 
  2. The English Patient 
  3. Defiance 
  4. Hacksaw Ridge 
  5. The Hurt Locker 
  6. Hyena Road 
  7. Inglorious Bastards 
  8. The Pianist 
  9. Red Tails 
  10. Storming Juno 
  11. Testament of Youth 
  12. Shake Hands with the Devil 
  13. The Thin Red Line 
  14. Three Kings 
  15. Saving Private Ryan

DVDs

  1. The English Patient (PS 8529 .N38 E532 2004)
  2. Hotel Rwanda (PN 1997.2 .H68 2005)
  3. Saving Private Ryan (PN 1995.9 .W3 S38 1999)
  4. Snow Falling on Cedars (PN 1997 .S66 2000)

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