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:
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 49 seconds
Video genre: TV commercial
Lesson type: Grammar practice
Student types:
Copyright license: Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial Share Alike License
First published: 2020-03-13, 20:45:36 (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)

Correct the wrong word: People use to eat less food than today

3) In the past

Match the items:
people used toride a bike to work
life used to beless traffic
there used to beslower

4) People ______ hands with their workmates.

  • use to shook
  • used to sjake
  • used to shake

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

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

6) Find an extra word.

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

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

  • escalator
  • elevator
  • accelerator

8) They in the microwave.

  • used to cook
  • didn't used cooking
  • didn't use to cook

9) 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.

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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christinameira
2020-06-18 18:53:23
Thank you very much!
MarinaProkopenko
2020-10-23 04:46:33
It's a great video and the task is really vivid!
ErikaEva
2020-11-18 13:14:20
Thanks! That's a great video
sabogal
2021-06-01 02:49:32
Great activity
Mismen
2021-10-05 19:32:06
Thank you, this is really cool!