Task description & scene summary

Task description:
Choose the right variant of the grammatical form: either Gerund or Infinitives. Tasks include multiple choice, gap filling and scrambled sentences
Scene summary:
Minions are desperately searching for their master beginning from pre-historic times and up to our days.
Video length: 2 minutes 42 seconds
Video genre: Film trailer
Lesson type: Grammar practice
Student types:
Copyright license: Creative Commons Attribution License
First published: 2018-04-25, 22:20:24 (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) Norbit was afraid of _________ naked.

  • to be
  • being
  • was
  • be

2)

Fill the gap: Minions enjoy ________________________ bananas.

3) Minions failed _______ their master.

  • to keep
  • keeping
  • keep
  • kept

4) But still they kept on _______

  • to look
  • look
  • looking

5) Minions need ______ their draft upside down.

  • turning
  • to turn
  • turn
  • to turning

6)

Put the words in order: their to say Minions to happy master. decided birthday

7)

Fill the gap: Minions were not interested in ________________________ football.

8) Kevin suggested _________ the biggest and "baddest" villain for his tribe.

  • to find
  • find
  • finding
  • found

9)

Fill the gap: Bob was afraid of ________________________ on a dangerous journey.

10)

Put the words in order: hunger. of bananas seeing his Stuart friends because began as

11) Minions managed ________ to New York.

  • to come
  • coming
  • come
  • to came

Lesson plan

Pre-tasks

1. If necessary, pre-teach words which require Gerund / Infinitive after them.

2. Discuss with your students what they are good/bad at.

3. Ask what do they fail to do, and what do they manage to do.

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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pumacay
2018-10-20 14:43:32
wunderbar, herzlichen Dank dafür! :)
Diuorio
2019-03-17 22:21:43
Awesome work! Where can I get the software to make this kind of videos? Or do you use any website? Thank you!!
maky78
2019-04-16 06:08:59
Excellent, funny and really entertaining! Thank you so much!!
lavendar9
2019-10-09 23:32:34
thank you soooooooo much
esraen
2020-03-27 16:31:37
Thank you!! This is fantastic!!
ProfessorCleveland
2020-04-15 05:05:13
I love this. Where can I find more?
llibia
2020-05-05 12:25:18
Amazing activity. Congratulation. Maybe one day I learn how to do something like this.
prophetofdoom
2020-07-19 13:01:35
Lovely. Thank you
alecsabina
2020-09-14 21:12:48
Real thanks for your work. Keep on it.
Inmaculated
2020-11-02 18:32:04
Thank you so much for such a wonderful activity. I'm sure my students are going to love it. I did!!
Rinaliya
2020-11-04 20:07:44
Thanks a lot
Felipebecker
2021-05-01 03:17:37
Mi punto fuerte es la capacidad de juego. Mi punto débil, la concentración, por ser hiperactivo y tener dificultad para concentrarme a veces me malinterpretan. Para mi futuro, como necesito gastar energía, me gustaría ser futbolista, porque me encanta para jugar.
Felipebecker
2021-05-01 03:18:15
Mi punto fuerte es la capacidad de juego. Mi punto débil, la concentración, por ser hiperactivo y tener dificultad para concentrarme a veces me malinterpretan. Para mi futuro, como necesito gastar energía, me gustaría ser futbolista, porque me encanta para jugar.
myteachers
2021-06-02 14:11:54
Thank you so much. Great video and the questions are perfect.