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 and watch the scene from the TV show Friends and identify the correct future tenses - will, going to, present continous
Scene summary:
Rachel, Ross and Chandler are trying to move the sofa upstairs to Ross' apartment.
Video length: 3 minutes 13 seconds
Video genre: TV/Netflix series
Lesson type: Grammar practice
Student types:
Copyright license: iSLCollective Copyright License
First published: 2022-01-14, 15:08:44 (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 are they doing today?

  • They are going to move the sofa
  • They will move the sofa
  • They are moving the sofa

2)

Put the words in order: move the upstairs. going sofa Chandler to help to them is

3) What is Ross' plan?

Fill the gap: They ________________________ to follow his sketch.

4) What have they just decided?

  • They are going to follow his lead
  • They will follow his lead
  • They are following his lead

5) What does Chandler think?

Fill the gap: They ________________________ able to turn anymore.

6)

Find the extra word: The sofa don't won't pivot anymore.

7) Ross says: ´I don't think the sofa is gonna pivot anymore.´

  • The sentence is gramatically correct
  • The sentence is gramatically incorrect

8) What have they decided?

Put the words in order: the sofa will bring They and down back try again.

9)

Correct the wrong word: Chandler will be able to move with the sofa against him.

10) What are his intentions?

  • He's going to try to return the sofa.
  • He will try to return the sofa
  • He will try returning the sofa.

11)

Match the items:
The sofa won'ttrying to exchange the sofa
The lady won'tbe exchanged
Ross isaccept the exchange

12) What has Ross just said?

Answer the question using your own words

13) What did he answer?

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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