CGI shorts Horse Dad

mermaid72 January 31, 2018

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Task description & scene summary

Task description:
The students are going to improve their listening skills and learn some English idioms like be on the fence, kick the bucket....
Scene summary:
It's a touching movie about family relationship. A young horse called Charlie growth increasingly frustrated by his father until....
Video length: 2 minutes 18 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: 2018-01-31, 11:41:48 (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)

Put the words in order: which better? Western? the or you Dad, do The English like

2)

Fill the gap: I ________________________ Charlie. I am on the fence.

3) I'm on the fence means ...

  • I can't make a decision when presented with two options.
  • I like climbing fences
  • I can't stand fences

4) Get ... the fence.

  • on
  • off
  • by

5)

Put the words in order: wish I there. were over we

6)

Put the words in order: greener always the is The on other side. grass

7) The grass is always greener on the other side means ...

  • it's better for grass to change sides.
  • somebody is in a better situation than you.
  • the grass can be greener only in shades.

8)

Fill the gap: I'm ________________________ saying it.

9)

Put the words in order: the I kicked Come bucket. on! Say it!

10) Dad, you are so ...

  • lovely.
  • lazy.
  • lame.

11) To kick the bucket means ...

  • to die.
  • to drive somebody crazy.
  • to behave bad.

12)

Put the words in order: that is a of a horse colour. different Now

13) The idiom "The horse of a different colour" means ...

  • horses often change colours.
  • something completely different.
  • something needs to be coloured.

14) Charlie feels really ... ( More than one right answer)

  • sad.
  • gloomy.
  • miserable.
  • merry.
  • blue.
  • upset

15) What is Charlie doing?

  • Screaming.
  • Crying.
  • Laughing
  • whistling

16)

Put the words in order: broken with glue. about Charlie fence to is the fix some

17)

Fill the gap: Dad, I ________________________ you died.

18)

Put the words in order: sticks Family together. always

19)

Fill the gap: I ________________________ you son.

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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roreyco
2018-02-01 18:09:25
Thanks a lot!