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Task Description
Students find out more about language learning strategies and test their memory.
Video details
Scene summary
A touching story of an old man who learns English to be able to speak to his granddaughter.
Video length
3 minutes 0 second
Video genre
TV commercials
Language goals
listening
Listening comprehension
General topic
Grammar topic
Other pedagogical goals
Level
The above lesson is a great teaching resource for:Upper-intermediate (B2)
Student type
This resource is intended for:High schoolers
high-school
High schoolers
Language Exam
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This resource does not contain any images, words or ideas that would upset a reasonable person in any culture.
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This resource is licensed by Cimi under the iSLCollective Copyright License.
Upload date
20/12/2019
Video quiz questions (printable)
1. Choose the correct options.
What is in the box?
a snowman
a Christmas tree
an English coursebook with listening material
a surprize gift
2. Unmix the sentence.
The
old
gentleman
has
decided
to
order
an
English
coursebook
from
the
internet.
3. Choose the correct options.
All the answers below are possible motivations for learning a new language. Why does this old Polish gentleman want to learn English?
He wants to get a new job.
He wants to travel.
He wants to prevent the Alzheimer disease.
He wants to communicate with someone special.
He wants to read Shakespeare in original.
5. Guess the end.
In order to be able to memorize things you neet to focus. What have you seen on the gentleman's desk? List at least five items!
6. Fill the gap.
The old man putnotes on objects all over his apartment in order to be able to remember the words for them in the new language.
7. Guess the end.
Changing the learning environment can boost your language learning. Where in the house and outside the house does the old man learn?
8. Find the extra word.
The old gentleman tests of himself by trying to remember and use the new words he has learned.
9. Unmix the sentence.
Watching
movies
in
the
target
language
is
a
great
way
to
practice
listening
comprehension
and
learn
new
words.
10. Match the two halves.
interleaving
switch between ideas during a study session
dual coding
combine words with visuals and use them both to help you remember
spaced practice
space out studying over a longer period of time, keep repeating
retrieval practice
practice remembering information, test yourself
11. Guess the end.
Making mistakes is an essential part of language learning. What mistake has the old man made? Why? Could you explain?
12. Guess the end.
What did the old man put in his bag?
13. Correct the wrong word.
The old man leaves home at Easter
14. Choose the correct options.
How does the old man feel?
nervous
angry
thrilled
exhausted
depressed
15. Choose the correct options.
Where did the old man arrive? How do you know?
Los Angeles
New York
London
Buenos Aires
Berlin
16. Choose the correct options.
What is he about to say?
Hi! I am your grandpa.
Hello! Nice to meet you!
Nice to see you!
You are a lovely little girl.
17. Unmix the sentence.
It
is
never
too
late
to
start
learning
a
new
language.
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Cimi is from/lives in Romania and has been a member of iSLCollective since 2012-03-21. Cimi last logged in on 2023-01-24, and has shared 13 resources on iSLCollective so far.
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