Ballet pointe shoes

poskoree September 11, 2019

How has the role of video changed in language teaching in the past few years? - Interview with Kieran Donaghy 

Hello from Barcelona, the Film and Video in Language Teaching course, where we recorded a special episode for the iSLCollective video quiz channel. In it we ask Kieran Donaghy of film-english.com, who runs the course, how he views the changes in ELT regarding video in the past few years. 

Enjoy!

Anna Csíky, iSLCollective Teacher Trainer

Task description & scene summary

Task description:
Scrambled sentences, listening, multiple choice and fill-in tasks for kids of 12 years old or so
Scene summary:
A ballet dancer talks about pointe shoes and how important it is to make them just right : AE
Video length: 5 minutes 32 seconds
Video genre: Documentary film
Lesson type: Vocabulary booster
Level:
Student types:
Copyright license: Creative Commons Attribution License
First published: 2019-09-11, 07:47:12 (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)

Put the words in order: is trying them Every of part make shoes a to pointe dancer their

2) Why is it important to have your ballet shoes right.

  • Because you have them on from 10 am to 11 pm
  • Because you have them on from 12 am to 10 pm
  • Because you have them on from 10 pm to 11 am

3)

Fill the gap: So you fix them and fix them until they are ________________________

4)

Put the words in order: am I a and If lot rehearsing performing

5) Regular ballet flat are...

  • Very tight
  • Very hard
  • Very soft

6) Women normally wear ballet flats to...

  • perform
  • warm up
  • rehearse

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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