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:
Learn English vocabulary to enable you to learn about electric circuits in science.
Scene summary:
Animated explanation of the components of electric circuits and how electricity flows through a closed circuit.
Video length: 3 minutes 3 seconds
Copyright license: iSLCollective Copyright License
First published: 2022-01-22, 16:40:17 (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)

Fill the gap: If there is a gap in the wire, the electricity ________________________

2)

Put the words in order: is used circuit. the to component control through that electricity of A a flow switch useful a is

3) When the paper clip is connected to the wire at both ends the switch is

  • On
  • Off

4) When switch 1 is open

  • Bulb A will light
  • Bulb B will light
  • Neither bulb will light
  • Both bulbs will light

5)

Fill the gap: adding more ________________________ in the circuit make the bulb shine brighter. Adding more ________________________ to the series make the bulbs shine dimmer.

6) What does an insulator do?

Answer the question using your own words

Lesson plan

Pre-tasks

1. Here is the link for the worksheet I made to go with this video.

2. https://en.islcollective.com/english-esl-worksheets/vocabulary/science/electric-circuits/140802

Vocabulary list

  • Electric circuit: The continuous flow of electricity.
  • Battery: A store of electricity.
  • Bulb: Lights up when electricity flows through it.
  • Switch: Opens or closes to allow or stop the flow of electricity.
  • Conductor: Allows electricity to flow.
  • Insulator: Blocks the flow of electricity

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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