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:
This video quiz deals with daily routines in outer space. Your students will see what their daily activities would be like if they were astronauts.
Scene summary:
Astronaut Tom Marshburn talks about sleeping and using the toilet aboard the International Space Station.
Video length: 3 minutes 10 seconds
Student types:
Vocabulary:
Copyright license: Creative Commons Attribution License
First published: 2018-01-14, 22:35:18 (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) Where do they sleep at night?

  • On a sofa.
  • Outside.
  • In a sleeping bag.
  • In a box.

2) What do they usually wear to sleep?

  • Regular clothes.
  • A uniform.
  • Naked.
  • A pyjama.

3) What does he usually do when he wakes up? (Choose the wrong answer)

  • He turns on his computer.
  • He reads Mission Control Procedures.
  • He reads the news.
  • He plays video games.

4) How does he start his day?

  • He has breakfast.
  • He works out.
  • He goes to the restroom.
  • He goes to the kitchen.

5) What do they have in the restroom ?(Choose the wrong answer)

  • Dry wipes.
  • Wet wipes.
  • Disinfected wipes.
  • Toilet paper.

6) What do they do with the urine?

  • They expel it from the space station.
  • They keep it in a container.
  • They treat it to make water.
  • They drink it.

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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vkon
2021-05-03 15:11:32
Brilliant, very helpful, thank you!
CountrysideTeacher
2021-09-30 04:17:27
Think you so much! I'm looking forward to using this in class.