Thursday, October 8, 2015

The Quiet Ones & Magic in the Moonlight: Supernatural






THE QUIET ONES


By definition, a supernatural or paranormal phenomenon is an event that defies explanation in terms of the typical human experience. In other words, it is something that science can't explain; at least not yet. 

Discuss the questions with a partner:

1. Do you believe in supernatural activities? Justify it.

2. Here are some supernatural phenomena know around the world. Do you believe them? Why do so many people believe them? Talk about each one of the phenomena below:

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- Ghosts - might be considered the grand-daddy of paranormal experiences. Everyone has some level of curiosity about what happens when they die. Is there really life after physical death? Are spirits capable of communicating with the living? 


Haunting - paranormal experiences that are typically attached to a location. 


Poltergeist : A type of energy that attach to people, causing unusual mayhem and activity wherever an affected person goes. Objects moving by themselves, cupboard doors opening on their own and projectiles thrown by unseen forces all fall under the heading of poltergeist activity.


Intelligent haunting: The classic type of haunting where a spirit attempts to interact with living beings at a particular location.


UFOs: Has Earth been visited by beings from another world? Does life exist beyond the earth's atmosphere? Have contacts been made? Have people been abducted by UFOs?

Cryptozoology (Cryptids) : A fascinating branch of paranormal research is all about animals as yet unidentified and cataloged by conventional science. Big foot, The Monster of the Lake Ness, Chupacabras ...

Myths and legends - This category includes famous legendary creatures such as werewolves, vampires, zombies... 

Metaphysical Phenomena: Reincarnation, telepathy, telekinesis, clairvoyance...



* Watch the movie segment from Magic in the Moonlight and answer the questions:

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MAGIC IN THE MOONLIGHT

1. What kind of supernatural phenomenon is shown in the segment? What can she actually do with the powers?

2. Do you believe she has supernatural powers? Why (not)?

3. What are the advantages and disadvantages of having such a supernatural power?

4. Would you like to have that ability?




* Watch the movie segment from The Quiet Ones  and answer the questions:

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THE QUIET ONES

1. What kind of supernatural phenomenon is shown in the segment? What can the boy, Michael,  actually do with the powers?


2. Do you believe she has supernatural powers? Why (not)?


3. What are the advantages and disadvantages of having such a supernatural power?


4. Would you like to have that ability?




MOVIE SEGMENT DOWNLOAD - MAGIC IN THE MOONLIGHT

MOVIE SEGMENT DOWNLOAD - QUIET ONES

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