The Grinch Listening Comprehension

laurenteachinthai December 17, 2019
SILENT HOW TO VIDEOS

 

In this video we talk about why we love doing arts and crafts with young learners, as well as why silent how to videos are so versatile. We've created an interactive video quiz that you can use with your young learners, which you can find here.

Enjoy!

Anna Csíky
iSLCollective Teacher Trainer

Task description & scene summary

Task description:
Students will listen carefully and answer questions about what is said in the video, as well as make basic inferences.
Scene summary:
The scene describes why the Grinch hates Christmas and how he decides to steal it.
Video length: 4 minutes 4 seconds
Student types:
Copyright license: iSLCollective Copyright License
First published: 2019-12-17, 08:28:53 (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)

Put the words in order: with dad. and of no his own, home mom no No

2)

Fill the gap: As he ________________________ that Christmas where nobody cared.

3)

Fill the gap: No cards, no gifts, and no ________________________

4) Why does the Grinch hate Christmas?

  • Santa didn't visit him.
  • He didn't have a family.
  • He likes Christmas.

5) What does feast mean?

  • Eat a big meal
  • Give presents
  • Sing a song

6)

Fill the gap: Every Who down in Whoville, the ________________________ and the ________________________

7) Where are they singing?

  • On top of the Christmas tree
  • Under the Christmas tree
  • Between the Christmas tree

8)

Put the words in order: stop must whole thing. I this

9) How old is the Grinch?

Answer the question using your own words

10)

Put the words in order: from must Christmas I coming. this stop

11) What do they mean by "Wonderful, awful idea"?

  • A smart, mean idea.
  • A bad plan

12) What does steal mean?

  • To give them presents
  • To take away Christmas
  • To make them happy

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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IvanaOBR
2019-12-18 05:03:30
Thanx a lot for sharing this lesson .
sanja151515
2019-12-18 08:43:58
This is awesome! Thank you so much!
AvFo06
2019-12-18 15:55:39
Wonderful job, thanks for sharing it! :)