jueves, 11 de diciembre de 2014

The Butterfly Circus

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if i had to choose one quote I would pick one by Mr. Mendez: "The greater the struggle, the more glorious the triumph!"





WATCH AND LEARN
Listening
The Butterfly Circus

You are going to watch a beautiful movie about people who are not perfect. They have disabilities, but they can do things.
Read the following questions and answer them after watching the film. You can take notes during the movie, but you will have time to write your answers at the end:

ANSWER THE FOLLOWING QUESTIONS


1. Will, the main character, is a limbless man. Write down 5 things that Will can’t do. Why can’t he do these things?

2. At the end of the movie Will can do something extraordinary. What can he do?

3. What is the difference between the performers in Circus 1 and the performers in Circus 2?

4. What is the audience reaction to Circus 1? and Circus 2?

5. What is the attitude towards life of the owners of both Circuses?

6. Why do you think the circus is called the “Butterfly circus”? What is the relationship between butterflies and the title of this film?

7. Discuss the following quotations. State your opinion:
- If you could only see the beauty that comes from ashes
- The greater the struggle the more glorious the triumph


8. Some important vocabulary:
limb:
limbless:
circus:
carnival:
acrobat:
contortionist:
side show:
ability:
able:
disability:
disable:
caterpillar:
cocoon:
butterfly:
hope:
feel:








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