SILENT HOW TO VIDEOS

 

In this video we talk about why we love doing arts and crafts with young learners, as well as why silent how to videos are so versatile. We've created an interactive video quiz that you can use with your young learners, which you can find here.

Enjoy!

Anna Csíky
iSLCollective Teacher Trainer

Task description & scene summary

Task description:
Various listening activities in order for students to better understand the impact of poverty in these children's lives.
Scene summary:
This report shows children working in mica mines and the harsh life they are living, often depriving them of an education.
Video length: 4 minutes 51 seconds
Video genre: Documentary film
Lesson type: Mixed practice
Student types:
Copyright license: Creative Commons Attribution License
First published: 2020-04-11, 08:52:05 (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) What industry uses mica (a stone / rock)?

  • the food industry
  • the cosmetic / make-up industry
  • the computer industry

2) How old is Pappu?

Answer the question using your own words

3) Where is he?

  • he is at school
  • he is playing with his friends
  • he is working

4)

Fill the gap: Like many of his ________________________ Pappu ________________________ in a mica mine

5)

Fill the gap: Mica is a glittery substance used in ________________________ as well as foundation, ________________________ and nail varnish

6)

Fill the gap: India is the ________________________ producer in the ________________________

7)

Fill the gap: together, they fill baskets weighing several ________________________

8)

Fill the gap: There are ________________________ everywhere in the mine, a third of them look like they're ________________________ twelve years old

9) How old do they start working?

Answer the question using your own words

10) What did you hear? The chidren help their parents

  • make pens read
  • make tents live
  • make ends meet

11) Why doesn't she talk to the journalist?

Answer the question using your own words

12) She digs (dig, dug, dug) to

  • survive
  • play
  • study

13)

Fill the gap: ...but here it's not worth much: ________________________ cents a kilo

14)

Fill the gap: The mines owner (propriétaire) knows the law: ________________________ labour is ________________________ in India

15) The mines owner says that

  • children are working in his mine
  • children are not working in his mine
  • he has never seen any children

16) About how many children work in the mica mines in Eastern India?

Answer the question using your own words

17) What does the school principal do?

Answer the question using your own words

18)

Fill the gap: With ________________________ instead of ________________________ Danesh says he can now see a future for himself

19) Why is there hope?

Answer the question using your own words

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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