Story of Your Life (story) & Arrival (movie)


Here is Ted Chiang‘s short story. The movie Arrival is based on it.

Chiang_Story of Your Life (33 pdf pages)

Listen to the beginning of the story read by MF (2018)

You can borrow a copy of the story in class, because I bought a copy of the collection of short stories he’s written.


Hidden Figures, by Margot Lee Shetterly


My handouts with exercises:

More on Hidden Figures:

My scripts for dialogues on the movie Hidden Figures (we recorded them at our English Department!) Enjoy!

Fav scenes:

In the women’s toilet:

Vivian Mitchell: Despite what you may think, I have nothing against y’all.
Dorothy Vaughan: I know, I know you probably believe that.

Movie still: Dorothy Vaughn in sisterhood (played by Octavia Spencer)!