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Task Description
Using the present continuous - students have to listen for and choose the correct verb.
Video details
Scene summary
Tom's diner is a song about a woman in a diner, describing what is happening and what she sees.
Video length
2 minutes 11 seconds
Video genre
Music videos
Language goals
grammar
Grammar practice
Grammar topic
Level
The above lesson is a great teaching resource for:Elementary (A1), Pre-intermediate (A2)
Student type
This resource is intended for:Adults, Elementary schoolers, High schoolers
adults
Adults
elementary-school
Elementary schoolers
high-school
High schoolers
Dialect
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Sensitivity
This resource does not contain any images, words or ideas that would upset a reasonable person in any culture.
Copyright license
This resource is licensed by rlorimer under the iSLCollective Copyright License.
Upload date
10/9/2021
Video quiz questions (printable)
1. Fill the gap.
I amin the morning at the diner on the corner.
2. Choose the correct options.
I am ____?_____ at the counter
standing
waiting
looking
3. Fill the gap.
He isout the window at somebody coming in.
4. Correct the wrong word.
She is waving her umbrella.
5. Choose the correct options.
They are ___?___ their hellos.
kissing
saying
hugging
6. Fill the gap.
I'mnot to see them.
7. Fill the gap.
And I'mto the horoscope andfor the funnies.
8. Correct the wrong word.
I'm seeing someone watching me and so I raise my head.
9. Unmix the sentence.
There's
a
woman
on
the
outside
looking
inside.
10. Fill the gap.
I'mnot to notice that she's hitching up her skirt and while she'sher stockings her hair has gotten wet.
11. Correct the wrong word.
As I'm listening to the bells of the cathedral I am hearing of your voice.
Lesson Plan
Pre-tasks
1. Make sure students are familiar with the verbs. It could be helpful to have the list of verbs used on the board for students to use as they go along.
2. sitting, waiting, looking, shaking, kissing, pretending, turning, looking, feeling, watching, looking, trying, straightening, thinking
Vocabulary list
to sit
sitting
to wait
waiting
to look
looking
to shake
shaking
to kiss
kissing
to pretend
pretending
to turn
turning
to feel
feeling
to watch
watching
to try
trying
to straighten
straightening
to think
thinking
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