Task description & scene summary

Task description:
Students watch a short film and do various vocabulary and prediction tasks. The vocabulary items focus among other things on setting the scene, adjectives, feelings - all required for telling a story well.
Scene summary:
The main character of the story is a bird that unfortunately cannot fly. Winter is approaching so how is he going to survive and what motivates him to overcome his fear?
Video source: FEAR OF FLYING
Video length: 9 minutes 10 seconds
Student types:
Copyright license: iSLCollective Copyright License
First published: 2019-12-19, 19:03:37 (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's the weather like?

Answer the question using your own words

2) What season is it?

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn

3) Where do birds fly in the autumn?

Answer the question using your own words

4)

Put the words in order: are There lots nuts in the shop. of

5) What does he buy?

  • tea
  • cranberries
  • honey
  • pumpkin seed
  • hazelnut butter

6)

Match the items:
The plant is placedneat and organized.
The kitchen looksin the window.
Birds flyin flocks.
There are bottlesin the cupboard.

7) What is the problem?

Put the words in order: fly. The cannot because it nightmares having bird is

8)

Find the extra word: Lucy and Dick are having a fun in the Sunny South.

9) What will happen if Dougal stays in the house?

Answer the question using your own words

10) Name the object

  • binoculars
  • compass
  • GPS

11) match the opposites

Match the items:
determinationshyness
confidenceindecisiveness
freezing coldboiling hot
anxietycalmness

12) Is he going to fly?

Answer the question using your own words

13) Choose idioms for "being happy"

  • have a whale of a time
  • over the moon
  • down in the mouth
  • in seventh heaven
  • blue in the face

14) Can Dougal swim?

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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guga2108
2020-01-08 10:44:49
Super cool video with super cool tasks
CESARTAZ
2020-01-10 12:54:34
Than you very much. An answer key by any chance?. Thanks again