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:
This is a video lesson aimed at checking detailed comprehension using reading, listening and writing skills.
Scene summary:
The video deals with the history of the discovery of the North Pole and the different people involved in this adventure.
Video length: 2 minutes 50 seconds
Video genre: Documentary film
Student types:
Grammar:
Copyright license: iSLCollective Copyright License
First published: 2020-04-21, 07:47:56 (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) Who are the 2 famous explorers mentioned?

  • Christopher Columbus
  • Robert Peary
  • Frederick Cook
  • Neil Armstrong

2) Fill out the sentence with the missing words (3 of them)

Fill the gap: The title could actually belong to an ________________________ explorer named Matthew ________________________

3) What year, after the Civil War, was Henson born?

Answer the question using your own words

4) Put this scrambled sentence in the correct order

Put the words in order: the He set Pole foot North the to on became person first

5) How old was he when he left home?

Answer the question using your own words

6) What was his first job ?

  • writer
  • school boy
  • cabin boy
  • ship sailor

7) Match the beginning and the end of these sentences

Match the items:
Robert Peary hired him asa valet.
In 1887 Henson was working asa famous exporer.
In Washington DC Henson meta store clerk.

8) Find the missing words

Fill the gap: The two men began a working ________________________ that lasted for over two decades and ________________________ a dozen voyages

9) Henson was skillful in many jobs and tasks. Tick the one you hear in the video.

  • dogsledder
  • doctor
  • hunter
  • navigator
  • postman

10) What second language was Henson able to speak fluently?

  • Hindu
  • Spanish
  • Inuit
  • Indian

11) What year did they reach the North Pole ?

Answer the question using your own words

12) Put this scrambled sentence in the correct order

Put the words in order: at forty five Peary before minutes Pole arrived Henson the

13) What did Peary get from the National Geographic Society?

Answer the question using your own words

14) Replace the word by the one in the video

Correct the wrong word: But Henson's contributions were mostly ignored by the scientific community

15) When did Henson die?

Answer the question using your own words

16) How long did it take for Henson to get the same honor as Peary?

  • a decade
  • a century
  • a year
  • 50 years

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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