Careers in Film Through Literacy

Veronika Hyks audio description
Veronika Hyks audio description

Ages

All ages

Duration

Medium (5-11 activities)

Nation

England, Wales, Scotland, Northern Ireland

Hearing is Seeing: Improving Descriptive Writing Through Film

Develop your pupils' descriptive writing skills through this engaging audio description learning sequence. As well as introducing learners to this interesting industry role, pupils will develop their literacy skills and build confidence in reading aloud. These creative activities also help develop empathy, as we invite pupils to consider the experience of a visually impaired cinema audience.

This resource is aimed for use with pupils aged 7-14 and designed for flexible delivery in a variety of contexts: in subject-specific lessons, specific careers lessons, or during an Into Film Club. 

Download the free resource to inspire your pupils and help broaden their understanding of future job roles available to them.  

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pdf

Careers in Film - Literacy - Audio Describer

An introduction to Audio Description through Literacy-linked activities.

Size: 280 KB

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Video

Audio Description through English/Literacy

Veronika Hyks talks about Literacy skills for Audio Description.

Duration: 2:25 mins

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This Resource Supports

Literacy

English

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