Anansi and the Turtle listening exercise

furbs178 September 18, 2019

Filter Bubbles by ESL Brains - Anna’s favourite video quizzes EP 05

In this episode we are showcasing a video quiz by our user ESL Brains, a great blog written by two English teachers who produce lesson plans around hot topics that will be relevant for most of the adult students you teach. Apart from showing you parts of the quiz, we will also give you a quick tour of the ESL Brains blog and say what we particularly like about their lesson plans - and talk about our shared mission! :)

The original video quiz can be found here on our site: 

And here is the full lesson plan on the ESL Brains blog: 

Enjoy!

Anna Csíky, iSLCollective Teacher Trainer

Task description & scene summary

Task description:
Listening to a folktale for comprehension. Ths students will unscramble sentences and answer comprehension questions.
Scene summary:
Anansi learns a lesson from turtle. What goes around comes around. Anansi tricks turtle, so turtle tricks him back.
Video length: 6 minutes 1 second
Video genre: Cartoon / tale for kids (e.g. Tom & Jerry, Simon's cat, Peppa Pig, Mr. Bean)
Lesson type: Basic listening comprehension - Hearing check ("Can you make out the words being said?")
Level:
Student types:
Copyright license: Creative Commons Attribution License
First published: 2019-09-18, 00:40:48 (GMT+1)

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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)

Put the words in order: company have food, company. If with must you you you have the share and your food

2)

Put the words in order: with know dirty down you hands. to sit You dinner can't

3) Turtle slowly _____ off to wash his hands.

  • clawed
  • crawled
  • crawed

4) Why did Anansi eat most of the food?

  • It was getting cold.
  • He is greedy.
  • He doesn't like to share.
  • All of the above.

5) Why are turtle's hands dirty?

  • Anansi's floor is dirty.
  • Turtle didn't wash his hands.
  • Turtles are dirty animals.

6)

Fill the gap: Then, he searched ________________________ his shell and found some nice, ________________________ slippers to keep his hands and feet clean.

7) How does turtle feel?

  • Angry
  • Sad
  • Happy

8)

Put the words in order: to a important teach It's very Anansi time lesson.

9)

Put the words in order: top the just of on water. floated He

10)

Put the words in order: know your sit on. dinner you down to You with can't jacket

11)

Put the words in order: around. What comes goes around,

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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