Fails You Missed: Some Pranks Never Get Old

smithmegan325 February 11, 2019

How has the role of video changed in language teaching in the past few years? - Interview with Kieran Donaghy 

Hello from Barcelona, the Film and Video in Language Teaching course, where we recorded a special episode for the iSLCollective video quiz channel. In it we ask Kieran Donaghy of film-english.com, who runs the course, how he views the changes in ELT regarding video in the past few years. 

Enjoy!

Anna Csíky, iSLCollective Teacher Trainer

Task description & scene summary

Task description:
Students will practice past simple, past continuous and future simple through open discussion, gap fill and scrambled sentences.
Scene summary:
Students will watch a compilation of fail videos to practice describing the scene, what will happen and what has happened.
Video length: 11 minutes 26 seconds
Video genre: Video compilation (e.g. Vine video compilation)
Lesson type: Grammar practice
Level:
Student types:
Copyright license: Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial Share Alike License
First published: 2019-02-11, 14:48:13 (GMT+1)

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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: ________________________ (to jump) a rope that has ________________________ set on fire, isn't the best idea.

2) What do you think is going to happen?

Answer the question using your own words

3) What happened?

Put the words in order: the mouth. straw's wrapper The blew into the accidently girl's directly man

4) What do you think will happen?

Answer the question using your own words

5) What did the mom say she did?

Put the words in order: got daughter's a all hungry and said she little She that ate halloween her candy.

6) What happened in this clip?

Answer the question using your own words

7) What happened here?

Fill the gap: When the girl ________________________ (to blow) out the candles, her hair was ________________________ on fire.

8) What happened to the boy and the firecracker?

Put the words in order: shot it him. firecracker hit and He bounced the back and

9) What happened in this clip?

Answer the question using your own words

10) What do you think will happen?

Answer the question using your own words

11) What happened to the girl?

Fill the gap: The girl was too slow and ________________________ (to slide) off the treadmill and ________________________ (to run) into the wall.

12) What is going to happen?

Answer the question using your own words

13)

Fill the gap: The girl ________________________ (to try) to jump onto the sled, but she ________________________ (to miss) and fell.

14) Will the third snowboarder make the jump?

Answer the question using your own words

15) What happened in this clip?

Fill the gap: The boy ________________________ running to the car and ________________________ (to slip) and fell on the ice.

16) What did the dad say?

Put the words in order: Hold on, on! James! Hold

17) What happened?

Fill the gap: The girl ________________________ her friend and they ________________________ down the light, too!

18) What do you think will happen?

Answer the question using your own words

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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