Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone (Chapter 1)

I_am_Katherine December 27, 2017

Filter Bubbles by ESL Brains - Anna’s favourite video quizzes EP 05

In this episode we are showcasing a video quiz by our user ESL Brains, a great blog written by two English teachers who produce lesson plans around hot topics that will be relevant for most of the adult students you teach. Apart from showing you parts of the quiz, we will also give you a quick tour of the ESL Brains blog and say what we particularly like about their lesson plans - and talk about our shared mission! :)

The original video quiz can be found here on our site: 

And here is the full lesson plan on the ESL Brains blog: 

Enjoy!

Anna Csíky, iSLCollective Teacher Trainer

Task description & scene summary

Task description:
Multi-choice, scrambled sentences need to be answered to have some fun watching this video.
Scene summary:
The first chapter of Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone. Dumbledore, Professor McGonagall and Hagrid leave Harry Potter on the Dursleys' porch.
Video length: 2 minutes 39 seconds
Video genre: Film scene (animated or live-action with human-actors)
Lesson type: Deep listening comprehension - Meaning check ("Do you understand what it means?")
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Copyright license: Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial License
First published: 2017-12-27, 15:24:11 (GMT+1)

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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: would have I be that should you Professor McGonagall. known here,

2) Choose the best explanation for the word "rumour".

  • a piece of news that might be true or invented
  • something that is said in order to make people laugh
  • not real, but made to look or seem real

3)

Fill the gap: Do you think it ________________________ to trust Hagrid with something so important?

4) Does Dumbledore trust Hagrid?

  • No
  • Yes
  • He doesn't trust anyone.

5) Fill in the gaps

Match the items:
We were flying ______ Bristol.under
He was hiding ______ the bed.through
She walked ______ the road.over
They walked slowly _________ the woods.across

6)

Put the words in order: imaginable. are the sort worst They of Muggles

7)

Fill the gap: This boy ________________________ be famous.

8)

Put the words in order: really goodbye after is all. not It

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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VNA70
2019-09-11 22:27:24
A wonderful resource, just what I needed for my ESL teenagers.