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:
Students will listen about clean eating and answer numerous different listening comprehension questions.
Scene summary:
In this episode of Food Interrupted, Panera brings together actor Rainn Wilson and urban gardener Dan McCollister to discuss the implications of eating processed and genetically modified foods. Together they test out Dan's app CropSwap to see how much fresh produce they can get just by trading some of Dan's bananas.
Video length: 7 minutes 25 seconds
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Copyright license: Creative Commons Attribution License
First published: 2018-11-22, 18:01:22 (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: I'm considering adding to my resume ________________________

2) and there's all of the _________ in there,

  • staff
  • stuff
  • smurfs

3) What is clean eating?

Answer the question using your own words

4)

Fill the gap: An urban ________________________

5) I'm really interested at what I put __________ my body

  • in
  • on
  • off

6)

Put the words in order: over. for me Thanks having

7) Who is Dan McCollister?

Fill the gap: My name is Dan McCollister, I'm an ________________________

8) What is Cropswap?

Answer the question using your own words

9)

Fill the gap: - [Dan] Yeah, isn't it ________________________

10)

Put the words in order: in cookie, a but packaging. clean way what's on look to is the you to that eat have the find the ingredients at You and can out

11) What do they wanna do today with this food?

Answer the question using your own words

12) and she's coming over with a ___________ of kale.

  • bunch
  • crunch
  • pack
  • brunch

13)

Fill the gap: Let's do a ________________________ come down here.

14)

Put the words in order: business you. Pleasure doing with

15) - Let's _________ him up.

  • meet
  • feed
  • hit

16) How can you eat clean if you don't have enough space?

Answer the question using your own words

17) Why does this man grow his own food?

Answer the question using your own words

18)

Put the words in order: some swapped We crops.

19)

Fill the gap: - Oh no we're not, we're just getting ________________________ - Not done?

20) What is a favourite America's vegetable?

Answer the question using your own words

21) What are Dan's goals?

  • connect humans
  • earn money
  • get people eat cleanly and healthfully
  • get people meet their neighbors
  • get work experience

22)

Fill the gap: - Dan has a great ________________________ which is to connect people

23)

Put the words in order: lives that the of is in today our quite so artificial. much food Sadly is

24)

Fill the gap: The most ________________________ part of gardening

25) If I go to my neighbors house with a basket of tomatoes it's just this instant _____________.

  • mice breaker
  • ice wrecker
  • ice breaker

26) We took, what? 10 bananas and ______________ that into a feast!

  • played
  • parlayed
  • parade

27)

Fill the gap: to hit the outside of the ________________________

28)

Fill the gap: and not the boxed and ________________________ goods.

29) Sometimes do you just eat ____________?

  • tart
  • dirt
  • curt

30)

Put the words in order: eating like something processed? Eating highly that that's or something just

31)

Fill the gap: - Hm, good ________________________

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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