Level: Lower intermediate and higher
Video Length: 3m 5s
Author: Saylor Foundation
If you want to see the work of the Saylor Foundation, you can access their web HERE
If you want to download this video, you can do it from my site HERE
- Part 1. From minute 00:00 to minute 2:30: This section of the video is a good, basic model that allows students to learn how to present a painting.
- Part 2. From minute 2:30 till end: This section of the video answers the following question:
What is the objective of art?
You may ask your students to take notes and write a short composition answering that question
Before watching the video, make sure you know what these words mean.
Verbs: To take up,To dominate,To tower over, To swirl,To be in motion,To seem to,To look like,
To rise above.
Nouns: Brush stroke, steeple
Expressions of location:In the foreground, On the upper right
ATTENTION: SILENT VIDEO
Now listen to the song Starry Night by Don Mclean HERE
You have seen a video and heard a song describing Van Gogh work.
In both of them you have heard and seen words related to colours and movement.Can you mention them?
2 Could you prepare an oral description a painting by an artist of your choice?