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:
Watch this video and answer the questions to practice your speaking and listening skills.
Scene summary:
In this video, you will hear about a unusual career that this young woman has chosen.
Video length: 1 minute 3 seconds
Student types:
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Vocabulary:
Communicative function: how to explain things in English
Copyright license: Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial License
First published: 2017-11-18, 22:24:17 (GMT+1)
About the author
Real English Conversations helps English learners to improve their listening skills and speaking fluency to become a confident communicator in English!

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 sound are the tires making?

  • Yelling
  • Slapping
  • Screeching

2) Select the correct preoposition

Fill the gap: The cars are sliding ________________________ the corner.

3) How old is she?

Fill the gap: She is ________________________ years old

4) Fill in the blank

Fill the gap: I have been pushing cars to their ________________________ limit for about 4 years now.

5) What do the tires look like?

  • They are brand new
  • They are worn out
  • They are bald

6) Who taught her how to drive this way?

  • Her brother
  • Her best friend
  • Her boyfriend
  • Her dad

7) What does 'male dominated' mean?

  • Men control the stunt driver industry.
  • Mostly men work as stunt drivers.
  • Women want to control the industry.

8) What does 'make fun of' mean?

  • She was the one having the most fun
  • She like to make jokes and everyone laughed
  • People laughed at her because she was different

9) Fill in the blank

Fill the gap: I just ________________________ them to know that they ________________________ do it!

10) Which movies has she driven in?

  • Fast and Furious 8
  • Power Rangers
  • Ninja Turtles 2

11) What does 'behind the wheel' mean?

  • You are the passenger in the vehicle.
  • The person driving the car.
  • You are changing the tires.

12) Try to explain what this video is about in your own words.

Answer the question using your own words

Discussion questions

1. Why do you think mostly men do this job?

2. How would you feel driving a car in this way?

3. Does this look fun or scary to you? Why?

4. Can you summarize this video?

Vocabulary list

  • stunt driver: A person that drives a car in an aggressive or dangerous way for movie scenes, tv commercials or tv shows.
  • male-dominated: A activity, job or interest that is mostly done by men instead of women.
  • driver's seat: The seat in the car that a driver sits in.

About the author

Real English Conversations helps English learners to improve their listening skills and speaking fluency to become a confident communicator in English!

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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FayeYI
2018-04-01 06:38:10
Very good!
FayeYI
2018-04-01 06:38:34
Thank you!