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:
First Conditional practice. While watching a video students choose the right option given in the quiz.
Scene summary:
This is the trailer concerning Minions coming to New York. That's the beginning of their adventures.
Video length: 2 minutes 48 seconds
Lesson type: Grammar practice
Student types:
Copyright license: Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial No Derivatives License
First published: 2020-05-05, 09:34:56 (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) If Minions go out of water, they…..

  • will get to the beach.
  • get to the beach.
  • would go to the beach.

2) If they get to the beach, they...

  • will find a dinosaur.
  • will finds a dinosaur.
  • find a dinosaur.

3) The dinosaur will become their master if they...

  • won't serve him.
  • will serve him.
  • serve him

4) If he takes a banana, the rock...

  • will rolls down the hill.
  • rolls down the hill
  • will roll down the hill.

5) The master will fall down if he...

  • gets to the rock's edge.
  • get to the rock's edge.
  • will get to the rock's edge.

6) If Minions hit the piramid, it …

  • won't kill the Egyptians.
  • would kill the Egyptians.
  • will kill the Egyptians.

7) If they let the light in, Dracula ...

  • will turn into ashes.
  • would turn into ashes.
  • turns into ashes.

8) Minions will become depressed and aimless if they ...

  • have a master.
  • will have a master.
  • don't have a master.

9) If they go on a journey, Kevin ...

  • would find his tribe the villain to serve.
  • will find his tribe the villain to serve
  • finds his tribe the villain to serve

10) If Minions go on a journey, they ...

  • get to New York.
  • will get to New York.
  • won't get to New York.

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

Comments

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tito55
2020-05-20 16:37:13
Nice work! Thanks for sharing!
anitadidi
2020-05-20 20:14:10
Good job... congratulaltions
Jerath12
2020-06-17 08:16:47
Number three is wrong, you never have if and will in the same clause, no future with time clauses! I stopped watching after that.
Mreena
2020-07-23 02:16:20
This is great! Thanks
Ana120179
2020-10-26 02:54:42
thanks
Johanka
2020-12-01 21:23:00
What a great idea!
Kasia2303
2021-02-09 07:20:04
brilliant thank you
eriligiva
2021-09-29 04:38:56
Outstanding, thank you.
Deno2.0
2022-01-02 17:51:22
Thanks
Alfred1995
2022-03-07 21:12:34
This activity is so good for children and even for adults! Thanks!
JuliaNicolas
2022-03-21 05:09:59
thank you
NatashaIsadora
2022-06-23 13:42:22
Thanks for your hard work! My students really enjoyed this activity.