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:
Listen to the dialogue and watch the video to answer gap fill and other questions about what is said and what is happening.
Scene summary:
This is a famous scene from the 1984 movie Footloose where the main character Ren plays chicken on a tractor.
Video length: 4 minutes 27 seconds
Student types:
Copyright license: Creative Commons Attribution License
First published: 2022-06-23, 22:40:26 (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 did he say?

Fill the gap: It's like ________________________ a sports ________________________

2) What did he say?

Fill the gap: I've never driven a ________________________ before.

3) What parts of a tractor did he talk about?

  • clutch
  • gas
  • brake
  • wheels
  • buckets

4) What did she say?

Fill the gap: I didn't say you had enough to ________________________ I said you had a lot to ________________________

5) What did they say?

Fill the gap: Has anybody ever died doing this? ________________________

6) What is that?

  • Stereo CD player
  • Record player
  • Stereo cassette player
  • Noisemaker

7) What happened?

Fill the gap: First, he put the buckets ________________________ Then, he put the buckets ________________________

8) What did she say to him?

Fill the gap: That's right ________________________

9) What happened to Ren?

  • His foot is connected to his leg.
  • His shoelace is stuck on the brake.
  • He shoe is broken on the tractor.
  • His socks are too tight.

10) What bad name did he call him?

Fill the gap: You ________________________

11) What did he do?

Correct the wrong word: He walked into the river.

12) Did he win the game or lose the game?

Fill the gap: He ________________________ the game.

13) What is he doing in the river?

Correct the wrong word: He is dancing out of the river.

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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