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:
Unscramble the words to make sentences. Practice word order in past tenses: simple & progressive.
Scene summary:
The story is about an old lady and a guy in a train station - they have a bit of a missunderstanding.
Video source: Snack Attack
Video length: 4 minutes 42 seconds
Lesson type: Grammar practice
Student types:
Vocabulary:
Copyright license: Creative Commons Attribution License
First published: 2020-03-30, 05:11:26 (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)

Put the words in order: to the machine give vending lady. snack the The didn't

2)

Put the words in order: old kicking was machine. hitting the vending The and lady

3)

Put the words in order: was She very frustrated.

4)

Put the words in order: She of down cookies. opened bag the and sat

5)

Put the words in order: a enjoying teenager snack when She a cookie. was grabbed the

6)

Put the words in order: while was at was She to him yelling listening music. he loud

7)

Put the words in order: He texting earphones someone when off. yanked his was she

8)

Put the words in order: gave lady. biggest the He old piece the to

9)

Put the words in order: purse the back the was saw cookies. ticket her she into putting She when

10)

Put the words in order: The train off. guy the left when took

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

Comments

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jjennaki
2020-03-30 03:52:02
Thanx
trakia
2020-03-30 09:31:13
brilliant! Thanks
Ayla18
2020-03-31 08:25:57
Great video! Well done and thank you
rachelsend
2020-03-31 08:43:12
This is fab funny and engaging!
kate3169
2020-03-31 14:08:28
FANTASTIC!
selvi67
2020-03-31 14:22:57
thank you. really challenging.
pilcar95
2020-03-31 15:29:51
A GREAT ACTIVITY. THANKS!!!!!!!!
luanadaniela
2020-03-31 17:47:03
Very fun and useful...thx 4 sharing!!!
lawluque75
2020-03-31 18:06:41
great work !
maria2009
2020-03-31 18:15:50
thank you
Arianedias1988
2020-03-31 19:03:56
Awesome!
shrnhr
2020-03-31 21:01:29
Great thanx☺️
monidick
2020-04-01 01:24:53
Very nice HW
laurabetianafaris
2020-04-02 09:48:41
thanks
jansikildiko
2020-04-02 14:00:50
Thanks. It is great!
Chester9277
2020-04-03 14:45:47
Thanks my ESL students really enjoyed working with this video. Spot on!
DissP
2020-04-06 11:39:21
So funny
jnslin
2020-04-19 07:23:23
That’s very helpful for tutoring. Thanks to you.
Adi1234a
2020-04-25 15:02:24
Thank you!
Ana120179
2020-09-06 21:59:07
great activity!
MoniTeacher
2020-09-18 12:39:42
Great video!!
Artem345335
2020-12-18 19:31:00
g
stepankanar
2022-01-31 12:48:03
amazing
AshLod
2022-04-01 18:15:44
Gracias!