British Easter traditions

stephmur95 April 07, 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:
The video can be used to give student an insight and understanding of British Easter celebrations and traditions.
Scene summary:
The video features a young girl Sarah and her family. Throughout the video we can see the Easter celebrations and traditions of a British family.
Video length: 4 minutes 49 seconds
Video genre: Short film (animated or with human actors)
Lesson type: Basic listening comprehension - Hearing check ("Can you make out the words being said?")
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Copyright license: iSLCollective Copyright License
First published: 2019-04-07, 12:41:59 (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) How old is Sarah?

  • 9 years old
  • 12 years old
  • 10 years old

2) What did Sarah buy?

  • Easter egg and chocolate easter bunny
  • Chocolate easter bunny and ice cream
  • Easter egg and milk

3) What is Naomi doing during the Easter holidays?

Answer the question using your own words

4) What are they doing?

Put the words in order: Easter. are eggs They decorating for

5) What are they eating?

  • Easter eggs
  • Hot cross buns
  • Christmas pudding

6) What are they trying to find?

Fill the gap: They are trying to find Easter ________________________ .

7) Who put the eggs in the garden?

  • The Easter bunny
  • Santa Claus
  • The tooth fairy

8) What are they doing?

Answer the question using your own words

9) Who is the winner?

Fill the gap: ________________________ has the pink egg. She is the winner!

Lesson plan

Pre-tasks

1. Introduce Easter vocabulary that will be heard in the video.

Discussion questions

1. What are some Easter traditions in your country?

2. Is there any food that is traditionally eaten during Easter in your country?

3. What do you think about British Easter traditions?

4. What is your favourite tradition you have seen in this video?

5. In the UK Good Friday and Easter Monday are holidays, what are the Easter holidays in your country?

Vocabulary list

  • Easter egg: Chocolate in the shape of an egg. Traditionally given as a gift during Easter
  • Easter bunny: A mythical creature that delivers chocolate Easter eggs to children
  • Hot cross bun: A bun with a cross marked on top containing dried fruit like raisins. Typically eaten on Good Friday
  • Egg-rolling: A kids' activity. this is a race in which decorated, hard boiled eggs are rolled down a hill
  • Good Friday: The friday before Easter Sunday. It is a Christian holiday commemorating the crucifixion of Jesus and his death at Calvary
  • Easter Sunday: celebration of the resurrection of Jesus from the dead
  • Easter Monday: The day after Easter Sunday which is a holiday in some countries, including the United Kingdom

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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luckywoman
2019-04-08 09:54:54
Thanks a lot for this lesson!
marian780
2019-04-08 14:23:34
Great lesson. ready to use in class.
eirinigreece
2019-04-15 08:27:15
Thank you! Simple and to the point!