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The Greatest Store in the World - Robbery Scenes.

Ecaldjo December 07, 2017

Task description & scene summary

Watch the video and answer open ended questions about the narrative, setting, costumes and characters. Primarily for young learners, the video aims to strengthen a range of basic vocabulary essential to those beginning to learn English.
Scene summary:
In these scenes Livvie and her family confront the burglars who attempt to rob the stores safe on Christmas day. When their attempts to contact outside help are thwarted, they find help from a very unusual source - Brian!
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, 14:57:04 (GMT+1)

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.

Video quiz questions (printable)

1) Why did Livvie wake up?

Answer the question using your own words

2) What is Livvie wearing?

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3) Who can Livvie see?

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4) What does the Elf steal?

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5) Who is the Elf working with?

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6) Where does Elf keep the jewels?

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7) What colour are Livvie's boots and jacket?

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8) What colour is the woman's jacket?

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9) What is Livvie doing to the rope?

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10) Where are Santa and Elf?

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11) What are Angeline and mum doing?

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12) Santa says that he needs to find Livvie because...

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13) What does Livvie hit Elf with?

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14) What falls on santa?

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15) Why can't Elf fit down the chimney?

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16) Who has the jewels?

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17) How does mum describe Santa?

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18) Who gave Brian the CD?

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19) Who does Elf give the sack to?

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20) What do mum and Angeline do with the Christmas balls?

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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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