Emirates Commercial to Practice Talking about Missed Opportunities (Should have/Could have)

Kisdobos November 18, 2018

Task description & scene summary

Task description:
Students have to write five sentences on their own using could have + V3 or should (not) have + V3 to describe the opportunities that the protagonist passed up when people could have used his help.
Scene summary:
A two-minute commercial by the Emirates aimed to encourage viewers to take volunteer opportunities. The video shows the tranformation of a heartless man into a good person. In the beginning of the commercial we see four cases when he failed to help people in need.
Video length: 2 minutes 19 seconds
Lesson type: Grammar practice
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Copyright license: Creative Commons Attribution License
First published: 2018-11-18, 11:32:58 (GMT+1)
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Video quiz questions (printable)

1) Write a sentence about the man's missed opportunity using SHOULD HAVE or COULD HAVE.

Answer the question using your own words

2) Write a sentence about the man's missed opportunity using SHOULD HAVE or COULD HAVE.

Answer the question using your own words

3) Write a sentence about the man's missed opportunity using SHOULDN'T HAVE.

Answer the question using your own words

4) Write a sentence about the man's missed opportunity using SHOULD HAVE OR SHOULDN'T HAVE.

Answer the question using your own words

5) Comment on the motorist's (=car driver's) mistake using SHOULD HAVE OR SHOULDN'T HAVE.

Answer the question using your own words

About the author

I am one of the co-founders of iSLCollective.com. I had taught English in many contexts, as a private tutor, then in companies, and in high schools. I am active in creating video quizzes on our video quiz platform.

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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Martica633
2019-04-18 20:43:42
Up-building video. Thanks a lot.
misasan
2019-11-04 00:43:50
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emel58
2020-03-23 13:18:10
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2021-05-19 11:57:02
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2021-10-10 15:05:18
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