gig economy

anne3331 December 02, 2019

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Task description & scene summary

Task description:
Do the activities to know more about the gig economy and be ready to present it.
Scene summary:
Mental health and the gig economy. film to explain the advantages and drawbacks
Video length: 2 minutes 59 seconds
Video genre: Short film (animated or with human actors)
Lesson type: Deep listening comprehension - Meaning check ("Do you understand what it means?")
Level:
Student types:
Vocabulary:
Grammar:
Communicative function: how to apologize, say sorry, forgive and express regret in English
Copyright license: Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial No Derivatives License
First published: 2019-12-02, 09:46:22 (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) The gig economy is ___ or____?

Match the items:
terrifyingsmall
bigbad for it
good for your healthexciting

2) who works in the gig economy?

Put the words in order: a work people who independently people doing series money or of from tasks earn who

3) What is new?

Put the words in order: to workers digital perform connect that demand. on platforms the with of invention tasks customers

4)

Fill the gap: do someone's ________________________ translate a document from arabic to english, ________________________ a pizza or drive someone home from a nightclub.

5) Spot the two types of gig economy activities

Match the items:
Deliverootask done online
Upworktask that is done in person
Hourlyworktask done online
Ubertask that is done in person

6)

Put the words in order: the to facilitate they and use to payment technology match they the customers workers

7) What is the percentage of workers from the gig economy in the NHS?

  • 4.5%
  • 5.3%
  • 3.5%
  • 35%

8) What is for her the definition of this new workforce?

Put the words in order: workers colleagues growing army without a workplaces, of or This bosses is

9) match the negative or positive elements of the gig economy.

Match the items:
driving or cycling for performancepositive
Flexibility might be good for healthnegative
loneliness and isolationnegative
working whenever you wantpositive
you can nip out to do with smt personalpositive

10) What do health experts think?

Fill the gap: There's an urgent need to investigate the ________________________ and the ________________________ of this new world of work.

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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