Dobby the House Elf

AngeKing September 06, 2019

Filter Bubbles by ESL Brains - Anna’s favourite video quizzes EP 05

In this episode we are showcasing a video quiz by our user ESL Brains, a great blog written by two English teachers who produce lesson plans around hot topics that will be relevant for most of the adult students you teach. Apart from showing you parts of the quiz, we will also give you a quick tour of the ESL Brains blog and say what we particularly like about their lesson plans - and talk about our shared mission! :)

The original video quiz can be found here on our site: 

And here is the full lesson plan on the ESL Brains blog: 

Enjoy!

Anna Csíky, iSLCollective Teacher Trainer

Task description & scene summary

Task description:
Comprehension; Choice of tenses; Vocabulary, identifying actions; reading facial expressions
Scene summary:
Harry meets Dobby. Dobby becomes upset. Harry is surprised and tries to comfort Dobby.
Video length: 1 minute 16 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?")
Level:
Student types:
Copyright license: Creative Commons Attribution License
First published: 2019-09-06, 07:04:36 (GMT+1)

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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: Dobby is ________________________ on the bed.

2) What did Dobby say?

Answer the question using your own words

3) What is Harry's facial expression?

  • Surprised
  • Happy
  • Angry
  • Grumpy

4) What is Dobby's facial expression?

  • Anxious
  • Cheerful
  • Sad
  • Serious

5) What is Dobby's reaction?

  • Crying
  • Sobbing
  • Jumping down off the bed
  • Hugging Harry

6) What did Dobby just do?

Answer the question using your own words

7)

Fill the gap: "Dobby ________________________ sit down by a wizard."

8) Why is Dobby doing this?

Answer the question using your own words

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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