ASSIGN VIDEO QUIZZES AS HOMEWORK

We have great news: from now on you can assign quizzes as homework!

1. Click on "Assign as homework" below the video.

2. Then create a class and you'll get a special video quiz URL (web link) for your class.

3. Send them this link, and you'll be able to see their results and even their specific answers right from this video quiz page (click the Student answers button). Both you and your students will get alerts on iSLCollective about any new activity (e.g. new answers submitted).

See complete guide here.

Please send us any feedback about this new feature to info [at] islcollective [dot] com. We'd love to hear how you like it.

Confessions of an Idiom/Listening

Misstylady January 12, 2017

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Task description & scene summary

Task description:
Everyone has Skeletons in their Closet but what happens if one day the Elephant in the Room decides to make the Skeleton in the Closet bring the truth to light? The Skeleton isn’t one to confess to his crimes so easily. Mayhem ensues in this power struggle with a world full of idioms. There are 13 fill in the gaps questions.
Scene summary:
Everyone has Skeletons in their Closet but what happens if one day the Elephant in the Room decides to make the Skeleton in the Closet bring the truth to light? The Skeleton isn’t one to confess to his crimes so easily. Mayhem ensues in this power struggle with a world full of idioms. There are 13 fill in the gaps questions.
Video length: 2 minutes 34 seconds
Video genre: Video compilation (e.g. Vine video compilation)
Lesson type: Asking about the visuals ("What can/could you see?")
Level:
Student types:
Copyright license: Creative Commons Attribution No Derivatives License
First published: 2017-01-12, 11:52:14 (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 have a ________________________ to pick with you

2)

Fill the gap: My slate is ________________________

3)

Fill the gap: Don't you have bigger fish to ________________________

4)

Fill the gap: I see that you're ________________________ to your guns.

5)

Fill the gap: I've had my ________________________ on you

6)

Fill the gap: I'm ________________________ your bluff

7)

Fill the gap: spill the ________________________

8)

Fill the gap: look at me ,I'm ________________________ apart

9)

Fill the gap: I don't have a ________________________ to stand on.

10)

Fill the gap: I ________________________ someone's heart

11)

Fill the gap: I killed two birds with a ________________________

12)

Fill the gap: I ________________________ a man in the back

13)

Fill the gap: ________________________ is good for the soul

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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yanaet12
2017-01-12 21:18:13
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2017-02-17 08:04:21
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2017-02-17 16:09:44
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2017-03-11 13:38:59
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2017-03-20 06:07:20
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Sabaiee
2017-05-10 08:39:15
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Andrew Ahn
2017-05-12 21:29:38
What a brilliant idea. Will use in my class tomorrow and report with feedback (if I remember!)In any case, nice video.
maniquestp
2017-06-07 14:06:44
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2017-06-11 07:44:31
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2017-07-07 01:19:13
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2017-07-19 14:20:25
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2017-09-30 06:06:31
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elektra78petraki
2017-09-30 06:07:04
nice!! thanks
booklet
2017-11-01 20:37:21
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booklet
2017-11-01 20:38:14
FANTASTIC!
jannitara
2017-11-13 15:06:10
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lilydac1976
2018-04-25 17:41:41
It's a wonderful video! Great practice, plus lots of fun! Thanks a lot!
lilydac1976
2018-04-25 17:41:42
It's a wonderful video! Great practice, plus lots of fun! Thanks a lot!
lilydac1976
2018-04-25 17:41:44
It's a wonderful video! Great practice, plus lots of fun! Thanks a lot!
tasiko
2018-05-03 17:27:36
Thanks a lot! The best way of teaching/learning idioms! Thanks!