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MissLillyCh September 11, 2019

How has the role of video changed in language teaching in the past few years? - Interview with Kieran Donaghy 

Hello from Barcelona, the Film and Video in Language Teaching course, where we recorded a special episode for the iSLCollective video quiz channel. In it we ask Kieran Donaghy of film-english.com, who runs the course, how he views the changes in ELT regarding video in the past few years. 

Enjoy!

Anna Csíky, iSLCollective Teacher Trainer

Task description & scene summary

Task description:
Basic listening comprehension: Students will see the video and try to complete the parts that are missing related to simple present and past
Scene summary:
Gru is telling his plans to his boss about grabbing the moon, but He is constantly interrupted by his kids and minion.
Video length: 2 minutes 45 seconds
Video genre: Film scene (animated or live-action with human-actors)
Lesson type: Basic listening comprehension - Hearing check ("Can you make out the words being said?")
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Communicative function: how to describe things or people in English
Copyright license: Creative Commons Attribution License
First published: 2019-09-11, 15:50:41 (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) Sorry to bother you Mr. Perkins, but I figure that you...

  • Would want to see this.
  • don´t want to see this
  • don't know what you need

2) What did Gru do?

  • He killed the minion
  • He made the minion small
  • He ate the minion

3) Now the rest of the plan is...

  • difficult
  • easy
  • simple

4) I ...... to the moon

  • fly
  • go
  • come

5) I ....... the moon, I ....... the moon

  • eat / drink
  • go, take
  • shrink, grab

6) Gru said: I....

  • sit on the toilet
  • go to the bathroom
  • go to my toilet

7) Grus is........... the kids

  • pushing
  • hitting
  • eating

8) The girl said: Can we order...?

  • pizza
  • burgers
  • hot dogs

9) The girl asked:

  • Can we get " pop corn"?
  • Can we get "Stuffed crust"?
  • Can we get "soda"?

10) Gru said to his boss:

  • Sorry about that
  • Forgive me
  • Hello

11) Gru said: Where were we? and the boss said:

  • You were eating pizza
  • You were drinking soda
  • You were sitting on the toilet

12) Gru said: I know how much you..

  • get angry
  • get sad
  • like to laugh

13) The boss seems

  • angry
  • happy
  • sad

14) Gru said: Believe me I am...

  • completely focused
  • completely nervous

15) Who entered the room?

  • Gru
  • the boss
  • The girls and the minion

16) What happened to Gru?

  • He is angry
  • He is covered with ice
  • He is scared

17) The boss said: It is a great plan, I

  • hate everything about your plan
  • love everything about your plan
  • like everything about your plan

18) The boss said: except for one thing:

  • the kids
  • you

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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