SILENT HOW TO VIDEOS

 

In this video we talk about why we love doing arts and crafts with young learners, as well as why silent how to videos are so versatile. We've created an interactive video quiz that you can use with your young learners, which you can find here.

Enjoy!

Anna Csíky
iSLCollective Teacher Trainer

Task description & scene summary

Task description:
Students will watch this video to get to know about that event that took place in 1973 to discover how sometimes sports is linked to politics
Scene summary:
A look at the events leading up to the 1973 tennis match between retired men's champ Bobby Riggs and the current women's Wimbledon winner Billie Jean King who has always fought for gender equality.
Video length: 2 minutes 23 seconds
Video genre: Film trailer
Student types:
Communicative function: how to give opinions in English
Copyright license: Creative Commons Attribution License
First published: 2019-08-27, 20:22:46 (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) Who are these two people?

Fill the gap: They are ________________________ tennis players.

2) What challenge does he suggest ?

  • a tennis challenge between a sexist & a feminist
  • a TV debate between opposed nationality players
  • a WASP demonstration

3) What suggested problems women had to fight against at that period?

  • lesbians couldn't express love in public.
  • women were low paid
  • feminist women were considered as rebels
  • women were not respected equally
  • women were considered as objects

4) What are the main stereotypes highlighted there?

  • women are made to look after the kids
  • women are good to prepare the cooking
  • women are inferior to men
  • women are her to serve men.
  • women are there to be seduced

5) What is suggested here?

Answer the question using your own words

6) Why did she accept the challenge?

Answer the question using your own words

7) Why did Bobby Riggs made the show?

  • because he was sexist.
  • he meant to show men were superior to women
  • he wanted to boost his career
  • he was a feminist
  • he was a terrible gambler

8) Who won?

Fill the gap: ________________________ Jean King won

Vocabulary list

  • renegade: rebel
  • I'm done: I'm fed up

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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