Easy grammar lesson verbs, negative and affirmative sentences by TeacherDiane

TeacherDiane555 July 12, 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:
Tell the tenses of the verbs used in the sentences. Change negative sentences into affirmative sentences.
Scene summary:
Garfield explains that cats are aliens and they have used their power to make dogs less clever.
Video length: 4 minutes 59 seconds
Video genre: Cartoon / tale for kids (e.g. Tom & Jerry, Simon's cat, Peppa Pig, Mr. Bean)
Lesson type: Grammar practice
Level:
Student types:
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Copyright license: Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial License
First published: 2019-07-12, 03:07:11 (GMT+1)

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About the author

HI, I have been teaching all my life, French and English ESL. I am now retired and I write and illustrate children's picture book in both languages under the pen name of Kamon. <br /> <a href="https://www.amazon.com/Kamon/e/B00B09K7XA?ref=sr_ntt_srch_lnk_2&qid=1567145508&sr=8-2" target="_blank" title="https://www.amazon.com/Kamon/e/B00B09K7XA?ref=sr_ntt_srch_lnk_2&qid=1567145508&sr=8-2">https://www.amazon.com/Kamon/e/B00B09K7XA?ref=sr_ntt_srch_lnk_2&qid=1567145508&sr=8-2</a><br /> I also give ESL and French tutoring and I am pleased to share my videos and worksheets with all of you.

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) These creatures will serve us... Which tense is the verb?

  • present simple
  • simple past
  • future simple

2) Give the infinitive form of ... are ?

Answer the question using your own words

3) The routine was to make cats look...? complete the sentence.

Answer the question using your own words

4) which noun is in plural?

  • cute
  • adorable
  • cat
  • animals

5)

Put the words in order: home and feed take I'll you you. have to

6) The cute kitty is purring. Which tense is the verb?

  • present simple
  • simple past
  • present continuous
  • simple past

7) When dogs were smart... Which tense is the verb?

  • past continuous
  • present simple
  • simple past

8) What does the dog want to do?

Answer the question using your own words

9) The dog followed. Rewrite the sentence in the negative form.

Answer the question using your own words

10) What does the password mean?

Answer the question using your own words

11) Write in the negative form. The dog was smart.

Answer the question using your own words

12) Write the sentence in the affirmative form. We did not have a problem.

Answer the question using your own words

13)

Put the words in order: his chase Let's program tail. to him

14) After the cats programmed the dog, he was ....?

Answer the question using your own words

About the author

HI, I have been teaching all my life, French and English ESL. I am now retired and I write and illustrate children's picture book in both languages under the pen name of Kamon. <br /> <a href="https://www.amazon.com/Kamon/e/B00B09K7XA?ref=sr_ntt_srch_lnk_2&qid=1567145508&sr=8-2" target="_blank" title="https://www.amazon.com/Kamon/e/B00B09K7XA?ref=sr_ntt_srch_lnk_2&qid=1567145508&sr=8-2">https://www.amazon.com/Kamon/e/B00B09K7XA?ref=sr_ntt_srch_lnk_2&qid=1567145508&sr=8-2</a><br /> I also give ESL and French tutoring and I am pleased to share my videos and worksheets with all of you.

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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