To Be in the past tense: was-were

wilvari March 01, 2018

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Task description & scene summary

Task description:
To complete information about the video using the verb to be in the past tense. Students watch the video first and then they play the video again to complete the information. The teacher can ask some comprehension questions while the video is played.
Scene summary:
This is a summery of the movie Coco in which the story told to have a general ideo of the movie.
Video length: 21 minutes 28 seconds
Video genre: Cartoon / tale for kids (e.g. Tom & Jerry, Simon's cat, Peppa Pig, Mr. Bean)
Lesson type: Grammar practice
Student types:
Communicative function: how to clarify something in English
Copyright license: iSLCollective Copyright License
First published: 2018-03-01, 04:39:24 (GMT+1)

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Video quiz questions (printable)


Fill the gap: Miguel`s family ________________________ eating.

2) Miguel and the musician...

  • was in the park.
  • were in the park.
  • where in the park.


Put the words in order: angry. Miguel`s very was grandmother

4) Dante was looking for...

Answer the question using your own words

5) Miguel and Dante were at ...

  • the livingroom.
  • the ceiling.
  • the roof.
  • the yard.


Put the words in order: Miguel. was in the house Coco with Mamá

7) What was Miguel looking the guitar for?

Answer the question using your own words

8) Miguel and his family were in ...

  • the land of the dead.
  • the land of the days.
  • the land of the death.
  • the land of the dies.


Fill the gap: They ________________________ worried.


Put the words in order: the Hector Dante Miguel, were family. scaping from and


Put the words in order: with the playing Hector guitar. was

12) Hector was playing with...

Answer the question using your own words

13) Miguel`s presentation was...

  • bad.
  • sad.
  • good.
  • poor.


Fill the gap: Miguel`s presentation ________________________ at a park.

15) Miguel`s presentation was ...

  • bad.
  • good.
  • sad.
  • dad.


Put the words in order: The were talking musicians with Miguel.


Fill the gap: This man was the singer ________________________ De La Cruz

18) When Hector disappeared Coco was a ...

  • chat.
  • child
  • chess.
  • chip.

19) Who was this man?

Answer the question using your own words


Put the words in order: solution. family was planning a Miguel`s

21) Who was Coco's father?

Answer the question using your own words

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