Camera on a Bird - Lvl2

eungang July 12, 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:
Listen to news being read about video recovered from a camera which as attached to a falcon. Insert missing words, and correct incorrect words.
Scene summary:
A reader is sharing news about video what has been recovered from a camera that was attached to a falcon in the wild.
Video length: 0 minutes 42 seconds
Video genre: Miscellaneous
Lesson type: Basic listening comprehension - Hearing check ("Can you make out the words being said?")
Level:
Student types:
Tags:
Copyright license: Creative Commons Attribution License
First published: 2019-07-12, 09:13:50 (GMT+1)

THEY WORK LIKE A CHARM

Explain abstract or difficult issues like a boss with an animated explainer video. Or get your students to create one for homework. With Toonly you can create an explainer video using drag-n-drop backgrounds, characters and scenes. Super simple to use.

Sign up here and create your first explainer video.

About the author

안녕하세요! My name is Bill and I've lived in South Korea since 2011 where my wife and I tutor students of all ages. These days, we focus mainly on conversational practice with middle and high school students and young adults. We also teach adults in the community where we live. Our students have a great interest in studying English through Western movies, TV dramas and pop-music videos.

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: A ________________________ video, which was ________________________ in Belgium in 2011, emerged.

2)

Correct the wrong word: It was taken by a cameraman which was fixed on a falcon’s back.

3) Scientists used the video...

  • ...to muddy falcons.
  • ...to study talons.
  • ...to study falcons.

4)

Fill the gap: The scientists were ________________________ in the physics of ________________________ while the birds hunt.

5)

Correct the wrong word: The video concealed to scientists that the birds use a kind of “motion camouflaging”...

6)

Put the words in order: fly dinners. ...as catch they their to

7)

Correct the wrong word: The birds also use their wide field of vision to keep their minds fixed on their prey.

About the author

안녕하세요! My name is Bill and I've lived in South Korea since 2011 where my wife and I tutor students of all ages. These days, we focus mainly on conversational practice with middle and high school students and young adults. We also teach adults in the community where we live. Our students have a great interest in studying English through Western movies, TV dramas and pop-music videos.

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

Please login or register to write comments!