Angry Birds Blues - Whistle, Present Simple

EtroLab May 28, 2019

IATEFL BUDAPEST 2019 WORKSHOP ABOUT HOW TO TEACH WITH VIDEOS

Watch iSLCollective teacher trainer Anna Csíky's wonderful workshop at IATEFL Budapest 2019 and get a bunch of handy ideas about how to teach English better using videos. She demos how to create an ESL / EFL popup video quiz in 15 minutes from any Youtube or Vimeo video, giving you methodology tips about each question type. You can also see the Casino play mode in action. Download the presentation slide here. Enjoy!

 

Task description & scene summary

Task description:
This video lesson has 14 multiple choice questions to practice using the simple present tense.
Scene summary:
The Blues have to do whatever it takes to extract a whistle from Zoe before she drives them crazy.
Video length: 2 minutes 18 seconds
Video genre: Short film (animated or with human actors)
Lesson type: Grammar practice
Level:
Student types:
Grammar:
Communicative function: how to tell a story in English
Language exam: Cambridge: Key (KET)
Copyright license: iSLCollective Copyright License
First published: 2019-05-28, 11:23:00 (GMT+1)

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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) The Blues __________ on the grass.

  • walk
  • walks
  • walkes

2) The baby _________ to whistle.

  • try
  • trys
  • tries

3) Jim ___________ how to whistle.

  • show
  • shows
  • doesn't show

4) The Blues __________ Zoe a whistle.

  • give
  • gives
  • don't give

5) What ________ Zoe swallow?

  • do
  • dos
  • does

6) Zoe _____________ .

  • whistles
  • whistle
  • doesn't whistle

7) They _____________ Zoe.

  • shakes
  • shake
  • don't shake

8) Zoe___________ a bungee jump.

  • doesn't do
  • do
  • does

9) Zoe __________ them crazy.

  • drive
  • drives
  • doesn't drive

10) The Blues ____________ to use a plunger.

  • decides
  • decide
  • don't decide

11) Zoe ______________ .

  • cries
  • don't cry
  • doesn't cry

12) The Blues ____________ .

  • chuckle
  • chuckles
  • don't chuckle

13) She ______________ .

  • don't fly
  • doesn't flies
  • doesn't fly

14) Jim _________ the whistle away.

  • throws
  • throw
  • doesn't throw

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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