Task description & scene summary

Task description:
Discussion and vocabulary lesson about the phenomenon of filter bubbles and how it narrows our perspective. It's a part of a B2 ESL lesson plan, full lesson plan is available at https://eslbrains.com/filter-bubbles/
Scene summary:
Hand-drawn animated video that explains how filter bubbles affect us and our points of view.
Video length: 3 minutes 18 seconds
Tags:
Copyright license: Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial No Derivatives License
First published: 2019-07-09, 19:00:21 (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) What are 'filter bubbles'? What are their negative aspects in your opinion?

Answer the question using your own words

2) Select the synonyms of the word 'prohibited' (as used in the video)

  • banned
  • restricted
  • off limits
  • discouraged
  • hidden

3)

Fill the gap: This led to a ________________________ of their political stance.

4) Think what kind of benefits personalized search engines can have

Answer the question using your own words

5) Pick the ways we can get out of a filter bubble:

  • use different devices for searching online
  • balance your knowledge on different topics
  • doubt the content you see online
  • expand your news source

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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leron7209
2020-01-22 20:11:30
Nice and easy! Thank you! I liked that the questions were different!
Donald_Trump
2020-02-22 19:14:45
This is leftist propaganda! Why are people from the Midwest drawn all in white and armed? To make people think that republicans are bad! This is unspeakable! #trump2020
Nicholas2003
2020-05-29 13:08:43
thanks