Task description & scene summary

Task description:
Watch this amazing, double screen, inspirational, task packed, Coca cola advert which compares past and present life styles. Practice using USED TO and much more.
Scene summary:
This short advert supplies an amazing quantity of comparative, inspirational images from past and present. Excellent conversation booster.
Video length: 0 minutes 44 seconds
Video genre: TV commercial
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Copyright license: Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial License
First published: 2019-12-10, 11:59:07 (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) People in the past.....more slowly than today.

  • used to get up
  • use to got up
  • used to got up

2)

Fill the gap: People ________________________ less food than today.

3) Find one major difference between the two kitchens.

4) Match 2 parts of the sentences and finish them in your own words:

Match the items:
There used to be morein ......
People used to traveltraffic.
There used to be lessby ......
People used to livetrees.

5)

Put the words in order: People shake with hands their to friends. used

6) What people didn't use to do. Match and complete the sentences:

Match the items:
They didn't use to eata mess on their desks.
They didn't use to makecomputers.
They didn't use to work onfast food.

7) Find an extra word.

Find the extra word: People didn't used to stay in the office during lunch time, but they didn't used to go outside and sit in the park.

8)

Correct the wrong word: People didn't use to eat too much food in the past.

9) People used to take stairs in the past. Now they use an

  • elevator
  • escalator
  • accelerator

10) Match and finish the sentences in your own words:

Match the items:
Women used touse to eat after work, and now...
People used to ridewear ..., and now...
People didn'tbicycles, and now...

11) Tap the cooker.

12)

Put the words in order: didn't eat food People containers. to use from plastic

13) Tick 2 things people didn't use to do while having dinner

  • watch TV.
  • talk to each other.
  • eat in bed.
  • sit in the dining room.
  • eat pasta.

14) HOW DO YOU UNDERSTAND THIS MESSAGE? DO YOU PREFER PAST OR PRESENT LIFE STYLE? VOTE.

Answer the question using your own words

Lesson plan

Pre-tasks

1. 1. Tell your students to brainstorm all the things their grandparents used to do in the past, and which they don't do now.

2. 2. Tell them you are going to watch a Coca Cola advert. The first time without stopping. Ask them what they can expect to see related to past and present differences.

3. 3. Tell them you are going to watch the ad again, but with a quiz included.

Discussion questions

1. What is better, past or present life style?

2. How did your grandparents use to live?

3. Compare life styles in the video with life styles in your country.

4. Does Coca Cola support healthy living?

Vocabulary list

  • cooker: a pot used for cooking dishes
  • escalator: electric moving stairs
  • type writer: a mechanic machine used for typing letters on a piece of paper
  • traffic jam: a lot of cars jammed in a street
  • microwave: an electric device used for heating up food

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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2019-12-11 18:34:02
You have a mistake. It's "people didn't USE to...." not "people didn't used to...
luciamastrosimone
2019-12-19 13:13:05
thanks
zuzanaangibaud
2019-12-20 06:06:46
Thank you for this video lesson. So helpful :-)
Nesilva
2019-12-31 18:44:53
Thanks for the video, it was great to study with this kind of quiz.
tothnoemiilona
2020-03-03 15:27:56
Thank you very much, this is great!
kormanyemese
2020-03-17 14:57:24
thank you
malgorzata1
2020-04-28 08:43:34
great!!!!! thanks!!
TeacherVeroLV
2020-04-29 03:56:15
You might want to fix the mistake on item 7 of your video ;)
theconvomaster
2021-08-03 20:13:01
The extra word in 8 should be "too", "didn't use to" is correct.