this area of the Theme Park attractions, you can learn about film
history through simulations and interactive tasks. Visitors to the
Silver Screen face a variety of linguistic challenges aimed at enlarging
their vocabulary stock, improving their ability to read with
understanding and their knowledge of grammar as well as giving
information about cinema today and in recent history.
communicative - to enable the user to use acquired vocabulary
for independent users of English
Disney Time game
Oscars Night game
is not one game, but three, really. The player faces a
series of challenges to earn an Oscar - which appears in a
pop-up window. By completing the third task, you will get
all three Oscars.
of the tasks requires the player to show understanding or
knowledge of language.
for proficient users of English
deaths and scandals
Sound and Vision game
game involves listening to audio files as well as reading text,
and answering questions. There are picture clues taken from
various movies. These do not come from a single genre, as the
game tries to show the huge range and variety of films.
Because this is an English-language learning site, the films
chosen all reflect the Anglo-American commercial mainstream.
What they have in common is that they are all very well-known.
player of the game listens to a passage of audio, then tries
to repeat what he or she has heard. This is followed by other
questions about the film from which the audio clip comes.
game is that works well with players in groups, as they can
discuss their answers before checking them.
is not one game but a series of six short activities in a
common area - based on the history of Hollywood. Players learn
about four film studios, two of the famous film theatres and
the Hollywood sign - and answer questions about these.
of the activities leads to a multiple choice quiz or matching
exercise - at the end of which the player sees his or her
score and can find out the right answer. By playing repeatedly,
he or she can become an expert on the history of Tinseltown,
as Hollywood is known.
activity is for proficient users of English as it relies
largely on reading text with understanding.
at the Silver Screen
is a rather silly activity, based on an imagined scandal in
the Babelnet Themepark's own Silver Screen. The player reads a
passage of text, then tries two challenges - a comprehension
task and a true-or-false quiz.
activity does not teach about real film history but does
reinforce understanding of written English text.