HELPING LEARNERS USE CHUNKS COMMUNICATIVELY

 

In this video we talk about how we can help our students use chunks communicatively - we share 4 ideas that have worked well for us in the classroom. We’re using an interactive video quiz in one of our ideas, which you can find here.

Enjoy!

Anna Csíky

iSLCollective teacher trainer

Task description & scene summary

Task description:
Practise using Past Simple Tense with regular and irregular verbs. The vocabulary is connected with Chrstmas.
Scene summary:
Simon tries to prepare for Christmas. He decorates hs Christmas tree. Simon's cat notices many decorations on the tree and starts to play with some of them. He climbs up the tree. At the end the cat ruins all the tree
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Lesson type: Grammar practice
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Vocabulary:
Communicative function: how to tell a story in English
Language exam: Cambridge: Key (KET)
Copyright license: iSLCollective Copyright License
First published: 2017-12-18, 21:14:28 (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)

Fill the gap: Simon ________________________ (decorate) the Christmas tree.

2)

Fill the gap: Simon ________________________ (leave) the room.

3)

Fill the gap: Simon's cat ________________________ (see) the christmas tree.

4)

Fill the gap: The cat ________________________ (ring) the bell on the tree.

5)

Fill the gap: The cat ________________________ (play) with the present.

6)

Fill the gap: Simon's cat ________________________ (bite) the star from the Christmas tree.

7)

Fill the gap: The cat ________________________ (break) down a christmas ball.

8)

Fill the gap: Some christmas decorations ________________________ (fall) down from the tree.

9)

Fill the gap: Simon's cat ________________________ (try) to eat the bird.

10)

Fill the gap: Simon ________________________ (come) in to the room.

11)

Fill the gap: The cat ________________________ (frighten) his owner.

12)

Fill the gap: Simone ________________________ (see) the mess under the tree.

13)

Fill the gap: Simone ________________________ (be) angry with the cat.

14)

Fill the gap: The cat ________________________ (notice) the angel.

15)

Fill the gap: The cat ________________________ (climb) up the Christmas tree.

16)

Fill the gap: Simon's cat ________________________ (destroy) the Christmas tree.

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

Comments

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runkli
2017-12-20 06:21:16
Thanks for this amazing video lesson.. It's such a creative idea.:)
nikonova
2017-12-20 07:23:44
Thanks a lot!
Talestris
2017-12-22 22:57:11
Good job
mcinnestc
2018-12-17 12:18:21
Lovely! Thanks so much!!
magicmada
2019-12-15 19:14:06
Thank you very much
Kotaigizi
2020-12-16 21:53:48
Thank you. It was extremely useful!
EVELANSING
2021-12-02 16:41:07
Thank you for your great work! Best, Eve