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:
Students will watch a CNN News Report about Joe Biden's first PDB and identify Facts from Opinions
Scene summary:
CNN national security analyst Samantha Vinograd discusses the impact Trump’s foreign policy in Iran could have had on the recent killing of a top Iranian nuclear scientist and looks ahead to President-elect Joe Biden’s first Presidential Daily Briefing
Video length: 2 minutes 30 seconds
Video genre: Newsflash
Student types:
Copyright license: Creative Commons Attribution License
First published: 2022-08-05, 17:58:40 (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) The PDB (Presidential Daily Brief) refers both to a written document and an oral briefing.

  • Fact
  • Opinion

2) The written document is provided by the director of National Intelligence to the president every day

  • Fact
  • Opinion

3) When it comes to President Biden he's not going to have a "Steep learning curve" when it comes to Intelligence.

  • Fact
  • Opinion

4) He received the PDB when he was vice-president and participated in that oral briefing.

  • Fact
  • Opinion

5) The President-elect will be receiving the PDB several weeks before inauguration

  • Fact
  • Opinion

6) He'll have the opportunity to get more fully-informed on classified threads and opportunities

  • Fact
  • Opinion

7) We will have a president that is operating with more intelligence after January 20th

  • Fact
  • Opinion

8) Codeword is a term that is used to refer to a specific category of information that is classified at a certain level base on its sensitivity

  • Fact
  • Opinion

9) They did that to restrict access, and arguably, to avoid embarrassment to the president.

  • Fact
  • Opinion

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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