Dead poets society

TatianaSkyeng February 12, 2018

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Task description & scene summary

Task description:
Lexics, unscrambling questions, multiple choice, grammar, word order, listening comprehension, listening for gist.
Scene summary:
Dead Poets Society is a 1989 American drama film directed by Peter Weir, written by Tom Schulman, and starring Robin Williams. Set in 1959 at the fictional elite conservative Vermont boarding school Welton Academy,[4] it tells the story of an English teacher who inspires his students through his teaching of poetry.

The film received critical acclaim and was a box office success. It won the BAFTA Award for Best Film,[5] and César Award and David di Donatello Award for Best Foreign Film. Schulman received an Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay for his work.
Video length: 2 minutes 40 seconds
Video genre: Film trailer
Lesson type: Asking about the visuals ("What can/could you see?")
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Copyright license: Creative Commons Attribution License
First published: 2018-02-12, 05:54:10 (GMT+1)

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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) What are the four principles?

  • Tradition
  • Experience
  • Excellence
  • Honour
  • Trade
  • Discipline
  • Disrespect

2)

Put the words in order: conformity. achievement, and virtue dedicated institution An to

3) The boy's answer about the purpose of developing languages was ...

  • to regulate.
  • to communicate.
  • to feel.
  • to inform.

4) Who is the main protagonist played by?

  • Tom Hanks
  • Robin Willams
  • Russell Crowe

5) What is NOT about the protagonist? (More than one right answer)

  • A teacher.
  • A professor.
  • A philosopher.
  • An orator.
  • A psychologist.
  • The founder of Dead Poets Society

6)

Put the words in order: poets of the out life. dedicated sucking The who marrow dead to

7) The aims of the society are ... (More than one right answer)

  • to hide.
  • to seek.
  • to strike.
  • to strive.
  • to fill.
  • to find.

8)

Put the words in order: your in unorthodox teaching have heard about I some methods classroom.

9)

Put the words in order: he began Now Kidding, English, teaching he is by changing John life.

10) The administration was ... about the society.

  • happy
  • proud
  • unhappy
  • sure

11) In his opinion, what is our life for?

  • Medicine.
  • Technology.
  • Education.
  • Poetry.

12)

Put the words in order: their He the extraordinary. made inspiration was lives that

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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IrinaPo
2018-02-12 13:36:45
Thank you for sharing!