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CGI shorts The remote

mermaid72 December 25, 2017


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Task description & scene summary

Task description:
The students are going to revise the prepositions of place and work with synonyms.
Scene summary:
It's Christmas day. The boy is really excited about his presents. But something is going wrong with the remote.
Video length: 2 minutes 5 seconds
Video genre: Short film (animated or with human actors)
Lesson type: Asking about the visuals ("What can/could you see?")
Student types:
Copyright license: iSLCollective Copyright License
First published: 2017-12-25, 09:19:51 (GMT+1)

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Video quiz questions (printable)

1) Where is the cat sleeping?

  • on the carpet under the tree
  • on the carpet behind the tree
  • on the carpet in front of the tree

2) Where is the boy?

Fill the gap: There's a boy hiding ________________________ the table.


Put the words in order: boy The the scared cat. has

4) What is mom bringing in?

  • a lamb
  • a turkey
  • a cake

5) What is the boy doing? (more than one answer)

  • chasing the cat
  • running from the cat
  • running after the cat

6) The .....has arrived. (more than one answer)

  • grandma
  • godmother
  • grandmother
  • granny


Fill the gap: The ________________________ has got a big present.

8) What is in the box?

  • a remote controlled robot
  • a remote controlled car
  • a remote controlled monster

9) Where is the cat now?

Fill the gap: The cat is ________________________ the grandma's lap.

10) Grandma is about to take a ....from the table.

  • a fork
  • a glass
  • a cup
  • a plate

11) What does the remote control?

  • a car
  • a cat
  • a wheelchair


Put the words in order: to managed Grandma the walk has table. to

13) The boy can't hear anything.

  • true
  • false

14) What has happened to grandma?

  • she has a turkey on her head
  • she has fallen off her wheelchair
  • the cat has bitten her

15) The boy is getting (more than one answer)

  • happy
  • joyous
  • irritated
  • frustrated
  • fed up


Put the words in order: the The flying room. around cat is

17) Now the boy looks (more than one answer)

  • upset
  • disappointed
  • pleased
  • happy

18) Where is the cat?

Fill the gap: There is a cat inside the ________________________ .

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2017-12-26 06:52:50
The task is really good, but is the video suitable for young learners? Rather for adults.
2017-12-26 19:21:38
thanks a lot))