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Funny animals (Past Continuous and Past simple)

Catalina99 November 24, 2017

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Task description & scene summary

Task description:
Funny videos for teaching past continuous and past simple to elementary students
Scene summary:
Many hilarious videos about animals that can catch the attention of students and provide rehearsal for past continuous and past simple
Video length: 0 minutes 0 seconds
Video genre: editorlang.
Lesson type: Grammar practice
Student types:
Copyright license: Creative Commons Attribution No Derivatives License
First published: 2017-11-24, 03:07:27 (GMT+1)

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Video quiz questions (printable)

1) What did the man do?

  • He smiled at the dog
  • He shouted at the dog
  • He shot the dog
  • He lifted the dog

2) What was the dog doing?

  • It was running
  • It was crying
  • it was talking
  • It was laughing

3) What was the dog doing?

  • The dog was eating
  • The dog was licking its fur
  • The dog was smelling the grill
  • The dog was dancing

4) What was the cat doing?

Put the words in order: cat hand touching The its owner's was


Put the words in order: The ducks were running

6) What did the cat do?

Answer the question using your own words

Vocabulary list

  • Jump: to move your body upward from the ground and often forward, backward, or sideways through the air by pushing with your legs
  • cry: to shout or say something loudly

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2017-11-24 03:28:10
Excellent, many thanks from Mexico...
2017-11-24 03:28:14
Excellent, many thanks from Mexico...
2017-11-24 11:24:57
2017-12-10 14:58:00
Thanks a lot. It's a lovely starter.