CGI Animated Short: "Thirteen"

mermaid72 February 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:
The students are going to improve their listening skills and revise 'feelings' vocabulary.
Scene summary:
A 13-year-old girl,falls down an emotional spiral when she fears her friends hate her - only to find out she couldn't be more wrong.
Video length: 2 minutes 4 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?")
Level:
Student types:
Copyright license: iSLCollective Copyright License
First published: 2019-02-11, 20:25:20 (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)

Fill the gap: Welcome ________________________ my channel.

2) Today was super .... because....

  • excellent
  • cool
  • awesome
  • exciting

3) I ... 13 today.

  • torn
  • turned
  • took

4)

Put the words in order: test. got I my And A an on Biology

5)

Correct the wrong word: I hate Science.

6)

Put the words in order: time. to so I'm be all happy trying hard the I keep sorry.

7)

Fill the gap: You know ________________________ being ________________________ and stuff.

8)

Correct the wrong word: But honestly I'm just really upset .

9)

Put the words in order: week. My weird have friends been super all acting

10) It doesn't ... any sense.

  • make
  • do
  • take

11)

Fill the gap: They just stop talking ________________________ I walk ________________________ them.

12)

Correct the wrong word: But one time I actually listened them.

13)

Put the words in order: I about were wasn't obviously invited party to. the talking They that

14)

Put the words in order: what know don't wrong. I I did

15)

Fill the gap: That's ________________________ because I am ________________________ and annoying.

16)

Fill the gap: I'll be ________________________ there.

17) I ...., never mind.

  • guess
  • think
  • suppose

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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