Harry Potter trailer

Balena January 28, 2019

How has the role of video changed in language teaching in the past few years? - Interview with Kieran Donaghy 

Hello from Barcelona, the Film and Video in Language Teaching course, where we recorded a special episode for the iSLCollective video quiz channel. In it we ask Kieran Donaghy of film-english.com, who runs the course, how he views the changes in ELT regarding video in the past few years. 

Enjoy!

Anna Csíky, iSLCollective Teacher Trainer

Task description & scene summary

Task description:
Students have to watch the video and make out basic vocabulary used by the characters.
Scene summary:
We find out about Harry Potter and the beginning of his adventures, and also about the other main characters.
Video length: 2 minutes 17 seconds
Video genre: Film trailer
Lesson type: Basic listening comprehension - Hearing check ("Can you make out the words being said?")
Level:
Student types:
Copyright license: Creative Commons Attribution License
First published: 2019-01-28, 14:30:34 (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) Did you ever make anything happen?

Put the words in order: explain couldn't anything you

2)

Fill the gap: You're a ________________________ Harry. I'm a ________________________

3)

Fill the gap: Dear Mr Potter, we ________________________ pleased to ________________________ you that you have been accepted at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry.

4)

Fill the gap: In a few moments you will pass through these ________________________ and join your ________________________

5)

Put the words in order: to They Keep like change. an the staircases. on eye

6)

Put the words in order: afternoon class good

7)

Fill the gap: Stick your right ________________________ the broom and say "up".

8)

Put the words in order: have scar really do the you

9)

Put the words in order: mr potter our celebrity new

10)

Fill the gap: First years should know that the dark ________________________ is strictly forbidden, that no ________________________ is to be used between the classes in the corridors...

11) What does the man shout?

Fill the gap: Troll in the ________________________

12)

Fill the gap: Understand this Harry cause it is ________________________ important: not all wizards are ________________________

13)

Put the words in order: priorities. She out her needs sort to

14)

Fill the gap: I ________________________ it is clear that we ________________________ expect great things from you.

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

Comments

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PURTOVAOLGA87
2019-01-29 07:25:56
Thank you so much! It is amazing!
GalaGala
2019-01-29 09:15:48
Thank you very much for the Harry Potter trailer lesson. It´s very neatly made into an exercise. I enjoyed it and I´m sure my students will enjoy it as well.
shaylyngibson
2019-01-29 18:03:21
this is great thank you
yelbey
2019-02-12 05:20:39
thanks dear friend