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:
Students will have to listen to the video about Earth Day and the importance of following the three Rs in the correct order: Reduce, Reuse and Recycle.
Scene summary:
The narrator explains the difference and importance of reducing, reusing and recycling. It also states why it´s important that everyone reduces and reuses first so that more waste is not generated by producing more plastic.
Video length: 1 minute 33 seconds
Copyright license: Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial License
First published: 2019-04-08, 11:11:06 (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) Even though it´s good to recycle, it is even better to

  • Consume and recycle
  • Reduce and recycle
  • Reduce and Reuse

2) The three Rs are in...

  • Alphabetical order
  • Order of importance
  • No order, they are all important

3) They say that reducing is...

  • Avoiding the need to use something
  • Recycling
  • All options are correct

4) A good example of reducing is...

  • Not using plastic bags when shopping
  • Recycling plastic
  • All options are correct
  • Giving plastic bottles a new use or purpose.

5) A good example or "reuse" could be

  • Making bird feeders out of plastic bottles
  • Using plastic bags many times
  • All options are correct

6) You recycle something when...

  • It´s new
  • You want to give it another use
  • When you don´t need or can´t use something anymore
  • B and C are correct

7) We reduce and recycle to...

  • Keep the earth and the ocean plastic free
  • Make some money
  • Make more plastic bags because people need them

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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angels2
2020-04-12 17:38:04
It 's wonderful! So helpful, thank you.
kuborozec
2020-04-17 09:19:01
thanks los lamusos
Cynthia0526
2020-04-17 19:51:31
This is an awesome interactive way to teach!! Thank you!