Are you an optimist or a pessimist?

HelenSukhorukova September 16, 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:
Pre-intermediate (A2) gap fill choose right option complete the missing phrase and word
Created using the vocabulary quiz generator of iSLCollective. Make your own quiz from any Youtube video in a few minutes.
Scene summary:
optimist or pessimist /street discussion / question and answer / gap filling / Are you optimist?
Video length: 2 minutes 59 seconds
Video genre: Short film (animated or with human actors)
Lesson type: Vocabulary booster
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Copyright license: iSLCollective Copyright License
First published: 2019-09-16, 10:06:13 (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)

Fill the gap: we're in New, York, City and Union Square and ________________________ in the streets here, finding out if people are optimists or pessimists.

2)

Fill the gap: It ________________________ depends on the day .

3)

Fill the gap: No I ________________________ say I'm a pessimist.

4)

Fill the gap: I, think ________________________ a little bit I'm, an optimist, an optimist, definite optimist and Wow.

5)

Fill the gap: yeah, you know, you know, not a cloud is ________________________ in the sky .

6)

Fill the gap: And first two tests I completely ________________________ .

7)

Fill the gap: … you know, my life was headed in the wrong direction, a lot of depression up in the ________________________ in 19 years.

8)

Fill the gap: ________________________ to buy a bed, but I got better situation.

9)

Fill the gap: When you get that meal ________________________ , you go doesn't have to be that.

10)

Fill the gap: My life experience showed me that being a pessimist, being desperate ________________________

11)

Fill the gap: … like ________________________ your time here

12)

Fill the gap: And the reason was, because we already thought that is ________________________

13)

Fill the gap: of course, cancer clearly, indeed killed her, but we enjoy a dive to the ________________________ and their situations.

14)

Fill the gap: I have a 98 year old grandmother, who's, an ________________________ optimist.

15)

Fill the gap: I have a 98 year ________________________ grandmother, who's, an eternal optimist.

16)

Fill the gap: That's that's what's good about being an optimist is you can always ________________________ ahead.

17)

Fill the gap: And if you don't like your present ________________________ , your present that's, why it's the future.

18)

Fill the gap: Thank you so much for ________________________ that video, your stories are our story.

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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