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ESLE 010: ESL Listening and Speaking Level I: Christmas Movie Assignment

Movie research steps

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

Step 1: Choose an streaming/online movie from the list below. 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. 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.

Christmas Movie List

Pick a movie from the list below. Read the Summary and Subjects to know more about a movie. 

  1. It's a Wonderful Life (1946) *Black & White
  2. A Christmas Carol (1951) *Black & White
  3. White Christmas (1954) 
  4. How the Grinch Stole Christmas! (1966) *Animation
  5. All I Want for Christmas (1991) 
  6. Home Alone (1991) 
  7. Home Alone 2: Lost in New York (1992) 
  8. Miracle on 34th Street (1994) 
  9. Jingle All the Way (1996) 
  10. Scrooged (1988) 
  11. Jack Frost (1998) 
  12. Elf (2003) 
  13. Surviving Christmas (2004) 
  14. Deck the Halls (2006) 
  15. The Christmas Clause (2008) 
  16. Four Christmases (2008) 
  17. Ice Age: A Mammoth Christmas (2011) *Animation

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