Task description & scene summary

Task description:
Watch this animated cartoon video carefully and answer the questions that pop up!
Scene summary:
It shows how global warming was created, what it does to the environment and what we can do to protect the Earth!
Video source: Climate animation
Video length: 5 minutes 11 seconds
Lesson type: Mixed practice
Student types:
Copyright license: iSLCollective Copyright License
First published: 2020-04-29, 17:46:06 (GMT+1)
About the author

KIERAN DONAGHY ABOUT ISLCOLLECTIVE VIDEO QUIZZES:

"iSLCollective Interactive Video Quizzes are highly engaging and motivating multimodal texts for English language students to learn vocabulary and improve their listening skills. They are the perfect complement to the creative and innovative lesson plans on Film English."

Kieran Donaghy,
Creator of FilmEnglish.com, a site with hundreds of high quality, free ESL/EFL lesson plans created around short films

Video quiz questions (printable)

1) This is our planet, Earth, and the Sun that keeps us alive! Where do the Sun's rays go?

  • They hit the Earth and bounce back to space.
  • They hit the Earth and stay on its surface.

2) What is there in those black bags?

  • people's bones
  • rubbish/waste

3) What do factories and cars do to the atmosphere?

  • They clean the air.
  • They pollute the air.

4) What happens to the Sun's rays when the air is polluted?

  • They bounce back to space.
  • They are trapped in Earth's atmosphere.

5) What happens to the Earth's temperature when the Sun's rays can't go away?

  • It is very high. The Earth is very hot.
  • It is low. The Earth is cold.

6) What is the name of this phenomenon?

  • Hot garden
  • Global warming

7) What can we do to stop global warming and climate change?

  • Nothing!
  • Recycling!

8) How do we recycle?

  • We keep rubbish at home.
  • We put rubbish into special bins.

9) Why the red cars become green?

  • People paint them.
  • The cars are eco-friendly.

10) What happens to the Earth's temperature when we protect the environment?

  • It drops. The thermometer is green!
  • It rises. The thermometer is red!

11) We ___ save Earth!

  • can't
  • can

Vocabulary list

  • ray (=ακτίνα): one of the lines of light that you can see coming from an object
  • hit (=χτυπάω): to touch (something or someone) in a forceful or violent way after moving at a high speed
  • bounce (=αναπηδώ): to move in one direction, hit a surface (such as a wall or the floor), and then quickly move in a different and usually opposite direction
  • surface (=επιφάνεια): an outside part or layer of something
  • condition (=κατάσταση): the physical state of something
  • bone (=κόκαλο): any one of the hard pieces that form the frame (called a skeleton) inside a person's or animal's body
  • waste (=απόβλητα): material that is left over or that is unwanted after something has been made, done, used, etc.
  • pollute (=μολύνω): to make (land, water, air, etc.) dirty and not safe or suitable to use
  • factory (=εργοστάσιο): a building or group of buildings where products are made
  • emit (=εκπέμπω): to send (light, energy, etc.) out from a source
  • exhaust: the mixture of gases produced by an engine
  • fumes (exhaust fumes=καυσαέρια): smoke or gas that smells unpleasant
  • trap (=παγιδεύω): to stop (something) from escaping or being lost
  • temperature (=θερμοκρασία): a measurement that indicates how hot or cold something is : a measurement in degrees showing the heat of something (such as air or water)
  • high (=υψηλό): greater than usual in amount, number, or degree
  • low (=χαμηλό): less than usual in amount, number, or degree
  • melt (=λιώνω): to change or to cause (something) to change from a solid to a liquid usually because of heat
  • global warming (=υπερθέρμανση πλανήτη): the recent increase in the world's temperature that is believed to be caused by the increase of certain gases (such as carbon dioxide) in the atmosphere
  • greenhouse (=θερμοκήπιο): a building or part of a building that has glass walls and a glass roof and that is used for growing plants
  • recycling (=ανακύκλωση): to send (used newspapers, bottles, cans, etc.) to a place where they are made into something new
  • destroy (=καταστρέφω): to damage (something) so badly that it cannot be repaired
  • creature (=πλάσμα): an animal of any type
  • bin (=κάδος): a box that is used for storing things
  • use (=χρησιμοποιώ): to do something with (an object, machine, person, method, etc.) in order to accomplish a task, do an activity, etc.
  • less (=λιγότερο): smaller in amount or number
  • protect (=προστατεύω): to keep (someone or something) from being harmed, lost, etc.
  • drop (=πέφτω): to fall
  • rise (=ανεβαίνω): to move upward
  • try (=προσπαθώ): to make an effort to do something

About the author

KIERAN DONAGHY ABOUT ISLCOLLECTIVE VIDEO QUIZZES:

"iSLCollective Interactive Video Quizzes are highly engaging and motivating multimodal texts for English language students to learn vocabulary and improve their listening skills. They are the perfect complement to the creative and innovative lesson plans on Film English."

Kieran Donaghy,
Creator of FilmEnglish.com, a site with hundreds of high quality, free ESL/EFL lesson plans created around short films

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bujucan
2020-09-23 15:42:04
Amazin video amazing questions! Thank you!
MissTJack
2020-10-04 23:40:39
this is a great!