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Shrek – Scene 11

Film: Shrek 1 Back to index
Scene: 11 (0:49:13 to 0:55:24)
Level: Upper Intermediate / B2
Target class: young adults, adults

General Competence:
Existential competence (attitudes towards other persons, values:
ethical).
Sociocultual knowledge: stereotypes
Communicative Language Competence:
Pragmatic and functional competence (giving an opinion)
Communicative Language Activities, strategies and processes:
Oral production. Aural reception. Spoken interaction. Written
production. Audio visual reception.
Grouping technique: individual, whole class
Estimated Time: 45 minutes
Materials for the class:
¾ DVD: Shrek 1 (Language: English – Subtitles: English)
¾ Students’ Handout

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........... Justify your answer..................! SHREK: What? It's a .... a princess... Give the students a copy for activity 1................... DONKEY: Well..... If no...... Encourage the students to discuss and debate: a........ Task 2.. What manners of Princess Fiona made Shrek think that she was not what he expected? 7... SHREK: You know. I always say.................. you are.............. 4... Activity 1 Listen to the scene and complete the missing parts SHREK: [Belches] DONKEY: ...................... Better .................. it's no way to behave ....…...com ................ PRINCESS FIONA: [Belches] Thanks..............com Copyright Challenge Education 2004 / All rights reserved ................. Write the phrase “You are not exactly what I expected” on the board. 2....... than ..challenge-education................ Does Shrek act as we expected an Ogre to act? If Yes. Encourage the students to think of possible answers to someone who may say this phrase........ 8........... Ask the students who may say this phrase and why. justify your answer......... Play the same sequence again (0:49:13 to 0:51:20) and ask the students to discover the answer to the phrase and who says it.........movies@challenge-education. Shrek – Scene 11 Teacher’s Notes Task 1 1....... Play the whole scene with sound on but without English subtitles.. How do you expect an Ogre to act? b....... Play scene 11 with sound on but without subtitles and freeze the image where Robin Hood appears (0:51:20)....... you're not exactly what I expected..... Play the scene again but this time with sound on and English subtitles to check activity 1. Does Robin Hood act as we expected him to act? If yes. Ask them if they agree with Princess Fiona justifying their opinion.. PRINCESS FIONA: Maybe you shouldn't judge people before you get to know them.... How do you expect him to act? 2/6 www............ Write on the board: “You are not what I expected” “You shouldn’t judge people before you get to know them” Encourage the students to express their opinion about the answer...... 6....... Discussion: 1.... Ask the students to discover who uses the phrase “You are not what I expected” 5......... Ask the students to complete this short part of the script.......... If no. 3. DONKEY: She's .........

Activity 2 Characters Acts as expected Doesn’t act as expected Princess Fiona Shrek Robin Hood 3/6 www. every group shares what they have written and the other groups include information they don’t have.com . Then. Shrek – Scene 11 Teacher’s Notes 2.challenge-education. Share with the whole class. • Give the students a copy for activity 2. • Play the scene again with sound on and English subtitles and ask them to write the phrases Fiona. Shrek or Robin Hood say in the right column. The stereotypes chart. • Ask the students to concentrate on manners and attitudes and add more information to complete this chart in small groups.com Copyright Challenge Education 2004 / All rights reserved . Stereotypes.movies@challenge-education. Phrases said by the characters should illustrate if they are acting as expected or not.

movies@challenge-education. . you're not exactly what I expected. . PRINCESS FIONA: [Belches] Thanks. Shrek – Scene 11 Answer Key Task 1 • Manners of Princess Fiona that made Shrek think she was not what he expected. .Belching.Way of talking to Robin Hood.Singing high pitch.Cooking eggs. Activity 1 Listen and complete this short part of the script.com Copyright Challenge Education 2004 / All rights reserved . DONKEY: Well. Better out than in. DONKEY: She's as nasty as you are. it's no way to behave in front of a princess. 4/6 www. SHREK: [Belches] DONKEY: Shrek! SHREK: What? It's a compliment. .Fighting techniques. I always say. .com . PRINCESS FIONA: Maybe you shouldn't judge people before you get to know them. SHREK: You know.challenge-education.

com .....movies@challenge-education..! SHREK: What? It's a ..................com Copyright Challenge Education 2004 / All rights reserved ............. you're not exactly what I expected........... 5/6 www............ Shrek – Scene 11 Students’ Handout This sheet may be photocopied and used within the class Activity 1 Listen and complete this short part of the script....... PRINCESS FIONA: [Belches] Thanks......... it's no way to behave ................................... DONKEY: Well..........................................….............. you are.. I always say..................... Better ……...... a princess. DONKEY: She's ..... PRINCESS FIONA: Maybe you shouldn't judge people before you get to know them.............. SHREK: [Belches] DONKEY: ..................... SHREK: You know..................................................challenge-education................. than .

Listen and write the phrases the characters say under the right column. Concentrate on manners and attitudes.movies@challenge-education.com .com Copyright Challenge Education 2004 / All rights reserved .challenge-education.Stereotypes a. Characters Acts as expected Doesn`t act as expected Princess Fiona Shrek Robin Hood 6/6 www. Shrek – Scene 11 Students’ Handout This sheet may be photocopied and used within the class Activity 2 .