In groups students can write subtitles for a film /video/ etc. that had no words originally (e.g. silent movie, cartoon with nonsense language). Find and convey meaning in a way that seems relevant to students.
Internet connection; Internet access, PCs with Internet access for all participants, projector
Movie Maker – http://windows-movie-maker.en.softonic.com/download
iMovie – http://www.wondershare.net/
YouTube editor – http://www.iskysoft.us/download.html
Task is completed successfully if
Completion of task is excellent if the subtitles convey additional information and enrich the meaning of the movie, in a language that is appropriate and without mistakes. Completion of task is inadequate if subtitles are inconsistent with the images or so poor in language that they are unintelligible.
This task can be used in any class with any topic of interest. It fits well into any curriculum.