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The Greatest Store in the World - Opening.

Ecaldjo December 07, 2017

Task description & scene summary

Comprehension exercise based around the cult Christmas film The Greatest Store in the World. This video uses the opening scenes of the film to ask listening and visual questions based around the themes of family, christmas and homelessness.
Scene summary:
After a big accident a family are forced to find a new home just a few days before Christmas. When they can't find anywhere suitable they are forced to sleep in their favourite shop and experience lots of adventures there. This is the first of 3 videos about this film.
Lesson type: Asking about the visuals ("What can/could you see?")
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Copyright license: iSLCollective Copyright License
First published: 2017-12-07, 15:26:15 (GMT+1)

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iSLCollective is a member of The Visual Arts Circle, a community of practice made up of language teaching professionals, teachers, teacher trainers, writers, editors, researchers, designers, illustrators, artists, photographers, and filmmakers, all with a shared belief that visual arts – drawing, painting, sculpture, design, crafts, photography, video, and filmmaking – should have a larger role in language education. Click here to visit the website.

Video quiz questions (printable)

1) What is the girl's name?

Answer the question using your own words

2) Where are Livvie's family going for Christmas?

Answer the question using your own words

3) Where do Livvie's family live?

Answer the question using your own words

4) What happens to the van?

Answer the question using your own words

5) What does Livvie say the Elf looks like?

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6) Where are the family going to sleep?

Answer the question using your own words

7) What toys can you see?

Answer the question using your own words

8) What are there lots of in this part of the shop?

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9) Who else is in the shop?

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10) What is the name of the dog?

Answer the question using your own words

11) Who deos Livvie's mum pretend to be?

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12) What is Livvie's costume?

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13) What is the room like?

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14) What does Angeline want for Christmas?

Answer the question using your own words

15) Where are the family hiding?

Answer the question using your own words

16) Where do the family sleep?

Answer the question using your own words

About the author

iSLCollective is a member of The Visual Arts Circle, a community of practice made up of language teaching professionals, teachers, teacher trainers, writers, editors, researchers, designers, illustrators, artists, photographers, and filmmakers, all with a shared belief that visual arts – drawing, painting, sculpture, design, crafts, photography, video, and filmmaking – should have a larger role in language education. Click here to visit the website.

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Aegli1
2017-12-10 11:51:52
It's amazing!