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).

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Dead poets society

TatianaSkyeng February 12, 2018

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

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)

About the author

DIGITAL CLASSROOM E-BOOK COLLECTION

Check out Digital Classrooms - an eBook Bundle for Language Teachers (Click here) by Nik Peachey, our Advisory Committee member, a special  collection of e-books that will help you teach better with videos.

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Video quiz questions (printable)

1) What are the four principles?

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

2)

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

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: the to The life. who dedicated sucking poets dead of marrow out

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: methods have teaching unorthodox classroom. in I about some your heard

9)

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

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: He made was the extraordinary. that their lives inspiration

About the author

DIGITAL CLASSROOM E-BOOK COLLECTION

Check out Digital Classrooms - an eBook Bundle for Language Teachers (Click here) by Nik Peachey, our Advisory Committee member, a special  collection of e-books that will help you teach better with videos.

Also make sure to check out Nik's free e-books: Nik Peachey's free e-books on technology in education.

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