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A Christmas Carol

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Background

 

Why should you read Charles Dickens? - Iseult Gillespie - YouTube

Why should you read Charles Dickens? – Iseult Gillespie – YouTube (5:16)https://youtu.be/5czA_L_eOp4For all the fun he had with human foibles, Dickens was also a social realist, the greatest influence on later literary naturalism, who “shed light on how his society’s most invisible people lived.”

 

LITERATURE - Charles Dickens - YouTube

LITERATURE – Charles Dickens – YouTube (10:38)https://youtu.be/N9dB9BZWDBUCharles Dickens was one of the most popular writers in English in the 19th century. He deserves our attention for his ideas about sympathy, popularity and ha…

The history of the Charles Dickens' "A Christmas Carol" - YouTube

The history of the Charles Dickens’ “A Christmas Carol” – YouTube (3:21)https://youtu.be/7dXM3AVgPzQA look at the backstory of the Charles Dickens classic “A Christmas Carol.”

The origins of A Christmas Carol - YouTube

The origins of A Christmas Carol – YouTube (12:28) https://youtu.be/cTHAN3_P7uEMichael Slater explains the background to Charles Dickens’s novel, A Christmas Carol, reveals his reasons for writing it and discusses its monumental success.

 

Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol - YouTube

Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol – YouTube (4:27)https://youtu.be/kpMdSuguHrEA brief synopsis for Charles Dickens’ famous novel “A Christmas Carol”.

 

Welcome to 48 Doughty Street, the London home of Charles Dickens – Charles Dickens Museum

Welcome to 48 Doughty Street, the London home of Charles Dickens – Charles Dickens Museumhttps://dickensmuseum.com/Visit the Charles Dickens Museum in London & discover the world’s most important collection of material relating to the great novelist & social campaigner.

 

 

The Man Who Invented Christmas - Trailer - YouTube (2:23)

The Man Who Invented Christmas – Trailer – YouTube (2:23)https://youtu.be/Khrw278g2e8The Man Who Invented Christmas tells of the magical journey that led to the creation of Ebenezer Scrooge (Christopher Plummer), Tiny Tim and other classic characters from “A Christmas Carol”.

Warm-up

Scrooge | The Muppet's Christmas Carol [Lyrics] - YouTube

Scrooge | The Muppet’s Christmas Carol [Lyrics] – YouTubehttps://youtu.be/-YAuiVsUdOwThe Muppets Christmas Carol Ebenezer Scrooge (There goes Mr. Humbug)

VKMTV - A Tribute to Movie and TV Scrooges SUPERCUT - YouTube

VKMTV – A Tribute to Movie and TV Scrooges SUPERCUT – YouTube (3:20)https://youtu.be/7MR6sZVfy_wA Christmas Carol is a novella by Charles Dickens, one of the most famous books he ever wrote. It is the story of Ebenezer Scrooge, a greedy miser who hates …
See how ‘A Christmas Carol’ and other classics are being translated into emoji – LA Timeshttps://cdn.ampproject.org/c/www.latimes.com/books/jacketcopy/la-et-jc-christmas-carol-emoji-20161214-story,amp.htmlCharles Dickens’ tale of a holiday change of heart has endured as a Christmas classic for more than 200 years. Now, it’s getting a fresh translation — into emoji.

 

Listening

Hear Neil Gaiman Read A Christmas Carol Just as Dickens Read It. Audio File here (1:26:26)

 

 

A Christmas Carol: One Hour Radio Drama - YouTube

A Christmas Carol: One Hour Radio Drama – YouTube (59:03) https://youtu.be/8xxy7ikrwIkThe days of old when your parents (or grandparents) had to listen to their entertainment instead of watching it, are back

 

 

 

Listening/Reading

A Christmas Carol - YouTube

A Christmas Carol – YouTube (15:45) https://youtu.be/HqMfGq3okZYIt’s Christmas time, and the greedy Mister Scrooge is not feeling the holiday spirit. The story read out with the text on screen

 

 

Reading

 

 

 

Lesson Plans

A Christmas Carol A Comprehensive 29-page Study Guide

"A Christmas Carol" - simplified version

“A Christmas Carol” – simplified versionhttps://en.islcollective.com/resources/printables/worksheets_doc_docx/a_christmas_carol_-_simplified_version_key_included/past-simple-christmas/14486A simplified version of Charles Dickens “A Christmas Carol” with a lot of comprehension exercises – true-false, multiple choice, questions.

 

English teaching worksheets: A Christmas Carol

English teaching worksheets: A Christmas Carolhttp://www.eslprintables.com/reading_worksheets/tales_and_stories/a_christmas_carol/Welcome to ESL Printables, the website where English Language teachers exchange resources: registration required

 

BBC - School Radio - A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens - A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens. 1: Marley's ghost

BBC – School Radio – A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens – A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens. 1: Marley’s ghosthttp://www.bbc.co.uk/learning/schoolradio/subjects/english/a_christmas_carol/audio_clips/episode_1In order to see this content you need to have both Javascript enabled and Flash installed. Listen and read an abridged school version, teacher’s notes available

 

 

 

A Christmas Carol | TeachingEnglish | British Council | BBC

A Christmas Carol | TeachingEnglish | British Council | BBChttps://www.teachingenglish.org.uk/article/a-christmas-carolLevel: B2+Age group: Older teens/adults. In this lesson students read an extract from ‘A Christmas Carol’ and examine the characters in the text.

 

Viewing

A Christmas Carol (1910 film) - YouTube (10 min)

A Christmas Carol (1910 film) – YouTube (10 min)https://youtu.be/YQ6ZxyjGRUkA Christmas Carol, is a 1910 silent film directed by J. Searle Dawley for Edison Film Company. It runs 10 minutes and is one of the earliest film adaptations.

SCROOGE (1935) - Full Movie - Captioned - YouTube (1:00:57)

SCROOGE (1935) – Full Movie – Captioned – YouTube (1:00:57)https://youtu.be/nqRl5K8sEuwThis is the first sound version of the novel “A Christmas Carol” by Charles Dickens, and it also is the only adaptation of the story with an invisible Marley.

 

Vincent Price: Charles Dickens' The Christmas Carol (1949) [Complete Film] - YouTube (43:03)

Vincent Price: Charles Dickens’ The Christmas Carol (1949) [Complete Film] – YouTube (43:03)https://youtu.be/u5PaLaq_aLYVincent Price: Charles Dickens’ The Christmas Carol (1949) THE CHRISTMAS CAROL. Narrated by Vincent Price

 

A Christmas Carol [Scrooge] (1951) HD - video dailymotion (1:26:32)

A Christmas Carol [Scrooge] (1951) HD – video dailymotion (1:26:32)https://www.dailymotion.com/video/x2c1wooAn old bitter miser is given a chance for redemption when he is haunted by three ghosts on Christmas Eve.

 

A Christmas Carol (1959) - YouTube

A Christmas Carol (1959) – YouTube (24:53)https://youtu.be/6LdUtugLbK4Basil Rathbone and Frederic March star in this made for British TV adaptation of the Dickens classic, Black and white

 

 

Scrooge 1970 HD - YouTube

Scrooge 1970 HD – YouTube (1:54:13)https://youtu.be/y7Pk1jcaLDIScrooge is a 1970 Technicolor musical film adaptation in Panavision of Charles Dickens’ 1843 story

A Christmas Carol 1971 ~ Animated ~ Alastair Sim ~ Full Length ORIGINAL POST - YouTube

A Christmas Carol 1971 ~ Animated ~ – YouTube  (25:00) https://youtu.be/iN6IMZFwY50The excellent 1971 animated version of the Charles Dickens classic.

 

Merrie Melodies Special - Bugs Bunny's Christmas Carol - video dailymotion (8:20)

Merrie Melodies Special – Bugs Bunny’s Christmas Carol – video dailymotion (8:20)https://www.dailymotion.com/video/xk2yc1Bugs Bunny’s Christmas Carol is an eight-minute animated short film produced by Warner Bros. 1997

An American Christmas Carol (1979) - YouTube

An American Christmas Carol (1979) – YouTube  (1:36:50) https://youtu.be/sG7x8hHFST0In an American town, an old miser full of bitterness is given a ghostly chance at redemption on Christmas Eve.

 

Mickey's Christmas Carol on Vimeo

Mickey’s Christmas Carol on Vimeo (25:39)https://vimeo.com/246730441Mickey’s Christmas Carol is a 1983 American animated featurette produced by Walt Disney Productions and released by Buena Vista Distribution.

 

 

Scrooged, Bill Murray 1988- YouTube (1:44:35)

Scrooged, Bill Murray 1988- YouTube (1:44:35)https://youtu.be/Z0TJjTD8ofUThe Geeks put a little love in their heart and review a Christmas Carol. A Bill Murray classic, Scrooged.

 

A CHRISTMAS CAROL | FULL MOVIE | EN - YouTube

A CHRISTMAS CAROL | FULL MOVIE | EN – YouTube  (1:08:57)https://youtu.be/RSSGD_4q9nEA CHRISTMAS CAROL. An animated retelling of Charles Dickens’ classic novel

 

A flintstones christmas carol 1994 - YouTube (1:09:18)

A Flintstones Christmas Carol 1994 – YouTube (1:09:18)https://youtu.be/FVeoyncN078A Cartoon version of A Christmas Carol with the Flintstones

 

A Christmas Carol (FULL MOVIE) - YouTube (1:09:50)

A Christmas Carol (FULL MOVIE) – YouTube (1:09:50)https://youtu.be/a0ZJIFEb3A0Charles Dickens’ classic tale of the stingy Ebenezer Scrooge in a full-length animated musical. 1997.

Ms Scrooge 1997 Hallmark Movies 2016 - YouTube

Ms Scrooge 1997 Hallmark Movies 2016 – YouTube (1:23:27)https://youtu.be/zj3Zi7MWWCIA retelling of A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens. Stars: Cicely Tyson, Katherine Helmond, Michael Beach.

Doctor Who Christmas Special - A Christmas Carol 2010 - video dailymotion (60 min)

Doctor Who Christmas Special – A Christmas Carol 2010 – video dailymotion (60 min)https://www.dailymotion.com/video/x3gg5scA space liner, with a large number of passengers aboard, is in difficulties while flying through the atmosphere of an unknown planet. There the Doctor meets a Scrooge like figure by the name of Kazran Sardick, the only person that can save the Spacecraft.

 

Christmas Movies New 2017 - A Diva's Christmas Carol - Hallmark Christmas Movies 2017 - YouTube

Christmas Movies New 2017 – A Diva’s Christmas Carol – Hallmark Christmas Movies 2017 – YouTube (1:23:34)https://youtu.be/b9Dle9Nd7nM A Diva’s Christmas Carol – Hallmark Christmas Movies 2017 Slight similarities with the original

Ruffus The Dog's Christmas Carol - YouTube

Ruffus The Dog’s Christmas Carol – YouTube (36:51)https://youtu.be/mx9R2CAyXZ0Ruffus and friends present the classic tale of Scrooge in this original production made for the internet. The story starts at 6:10

 

 

 

Blackadders.Christmas.Carol by 2929 - Dailymotion

Blackadder’s Christmas Carol by 2929 – Dailymotionhttp://www.dailymotion.com/video/x2dfgeoOnly for advanced students who already know the original story very well. 

 

Writing

Video Writing Prompts: A Christmas Carol | TeachHUB

Video Writing Prompts: A Christmas Carol | TeachHUBhttp://www.teachhub.com/video-writing-prompts-christmas-carolWith these classic Christmas Carol video writing prompts, your students can practice their tenses with the holiday spirit

 

Speaking

 

Focus on Form

'A Christmas Carol' Activity for Teachers (free pdf.) |

‘A Christmas Carol’ Activity for Teachers (free pdf.) |http://profesornativogratis.com/a-christmas-carol-activity-for-teachers-free-pdf/Dickens’ ‘A Christmas Carol’ is also a great way of practising the tenses. If you’re an ESL/EFL teacher, you’ve got the lesson plan and worksheet free to download as pdf.

A Christmas Carol: Scrooge Key Quotes and Analysis - YouTube

A Christmas Carol: Scrooge Key Quotes and Analysis – YouTube (11:59)https://youtu.be/W2sb4BUiFBsIt’s like having your own tutor in your pocket! Interactive lesson providing you with key quotations and teaching you how to analyse quotes in detail, (advanced learner)

 

Quiz

A Christmas Carol Quizzes | GradeSaver

A Christmas Carol Quizzes | GradeSaverhttp://www.gradesaver.com/a-christmas-carol/study-guide/quiz1A Christmas Carol study guide contains a biography of Charles Dickens, literature essays, a complete e-text, quiz questions, major themes, characters, and a full summary and analysis.

 

A Christmas Carol - Classic Literature - Questions for Tests and Worksheets

A Christmas Carol – Classic Literature – Questions for Tests and Worksheetshttps://www.helpteaching.com/questions/A_Christmas_CarolA Christmas Carol questions for your custom printable tests and worksheets. In a hurry? Browse our pre-made printable worksheets library with a variety of activities and quizzes for all K-12 levels.

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