Animated short film THE PRESENT

Edwigeenglish September 14, 2021

Task description & scene summary

Task description:
Students have to correct sentences and unscramble other. It is a task to work on grammar and verbs and prepositions.
Scene summary:
A littl boy is given a dog by his mother to incite him to go play outside. There is a surprise as it is a three-legged dog.
Video source: The Present - OFFICIAL
Video length: 3 minutes 25 seconds
Lesson type: Grammar practice
Student types:
Copyright license: Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial License
First published: 2021-09-14, 12:28:27 (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."

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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)

Find the extra word: The boy is playing on a video game in the living room.

2) The mother is apologizing ... being late

  • on
  • about
  • to
  • for
  • with

3) He is looking... the box

  • over
  • at
  • for
  • after

4) Correct the transcript

Correct the wrong word: Why don't you stop playing and look at the present I got for you.

5)

Put the words in order: box. be the He what inside could wondering is

6) Apparently the boy is fond... dogs.

  • by
  • over
  • on
  • of
  • with

7) What is happening?

Answer the question using your own words

8) The dog... (see, just) a red ball

  • is just seeing
  • has just seen
  • has been just seeing
  • just saw

9) The dog wants to play. find a synonym for want

  • expects
  • is looking to
  • searches for

10)

Put the words in order: look cute. to forces pretends away and to not find puppy He himself the

11) What would the puppy like?

Answer the question using your own words

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

Comments

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mahamoud
2021-09-15 04:51:42
Thanks alot
mjv67
2021-09-15 08:01:39
Wow! I've worked with this video with my students for a while now but your approach is absolutely mind blowing. Thank you!
Edit81
2021-09-15 08:25:16
Beautiful and touching thanks!
nguyenbichthuy
2021-09-15 09:55:06
THANK YOU
montse.sabat
2021-09-15 16:44:10
Thanks a lot! Good work!