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:
A descriptive set of questions regarding the characters' attitudes and feelings. Students are required to analyze the characters and give positive comparisons using comparative and superlative adjectives. Students can also discuss the most suitable answer with friends.
Scene summary:
An anger management class. Red attends a class led by Matilda to control his anger issue.
Video length: 4 minutes 59 seconds
Lesson type: Grammar practice
Tags:
Copyright license: Creative Commons Attribution License
First published: 2018-05-14, 10:55:42 (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) Red is more _____ than Matilda. (Two right answers.)

  • shocked
  • suprised
  • happy

2) Matilda is _____ than Red.

  • friendly
  • friendlier
  • friendliest

3) Chuck is the _____ bird of the group.

  • smallest
  • biggest
  • smaller

4) Bomb is _____ than Chuck .

  • large
  • larger
  • largest

5) Matilda is way _____ than she looks.

  • stronger
  • braver
  • preetier

6) Chuck is the most _____ bird among them.

  • talkative
  • talkativer
  • talkativest

7) Chuck is _____ than the police.

  • faster
  • fastest
  • slower

8) The police office is _____ than before.

  • tidier
  • messiest
  • messier

9) Chuck is _______ than he looks.

  • witty
  • wittier
  • most witty

10) Matilda is _____ of Terence.

  • terrify
  • more terrified
  • terrifier

11) Bomb is the _____ of all.

  • more explosive
  • most explosive
  • explosive

12) Chuck is more _____ than Terence after listening to Bomb's story.

  • excited
  • exciteder
  • exciting

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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albaciurana
2018-11-21 06:51:25
Thanks so much! You've done a great job! My students will love it!
terrima
2020-03-31 07:33:26
Thank you very much, this is a fun activity!