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In A Heartbeat - Short Film (Practicing Heart Idioms)

Kisdobos October 01, 2017

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Task description & scene summary

Task description:
Students work out idioms containing the word 'heart' through 8 multiple choice questions.

I prepared this quiz to be used alongside Kieran Donaghy's lesson on film-english.com: http://film-english.com/2017/08/06/in-a-heartbeat/
Scene summary:
An award-winning animated short film about two school boys who are falling in love.
Video length: 3 minutes 57 seconds
Video genre: Short film (animated or with human actors)
Lesson type: Vocabulary booster
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Copyright license: Creative Commons Attribution License
First published: 2017-10-01, 14:25:29 (GMT+1)

About the author

I am one of the co-founders of iSLCollective.com. I had taught English in many contexts, as a private tutor, then in companies, and in high schools. I am active in creating video quizzes on our video quiz platform.

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) He's hiding from someone who has ... his heart. (MARK ALL RIGHT ANSWERS.)

  • captured
  • eaten
  • stolen
  • borrowed

2) His heart is ... (MARK ALL RIGHT ANSWERS.)

  • racing
  • beating fast
  • competing
  • jumping
  • in his mouth

3) ... to go up to the other boy, although he would like to.

  • It doesn't cross his heart
  • He doesn't take heart
  • It eats his heart out
  • He doesn't have the heart

4) He refuses to follow his ...

  • heart's content
  • heart of stone
  • heart of gold
  • heart's desire

5) He has his heart ... following the boy into the school building.

  • taken after
  • catching up
  • set on
  • putting up with

6) His heart is ...

  • of gold
  • melted
  • in the right place
  • broken

7) His heart ... because of what just happened.

  • stumbled
  • lost
  • sank
  • hardened

8) He . . .

  • found a way into/to the other boy's heart
  • nearly gave the other boy a heart attack
  • poured his heart/soul out to the other boy
  • lost heart

Lesson plan

Follow-up tasks

1. This video quiz was prepared to fit into Kieran Donaghy's lesson plan for this short film: http://film-english.com/2017/08/06/in-a-heartbeat/

Vocabulary list

  • capture / steal / win one's heart: to make someone fall in love with one
  • heart racing / beating fast / leaping / in your mouth: your heart is beating fast because you are very excited or nervous
  • have the heart to do sg: to pluck up the courage to do sg
  • follow your heart's desire: to do what one loves rather than what is expected of one
  • have your heart set on (doing) sg: to be obsessed with getting something
  • (have a) broken heart: to be in emotional distress
  • his heart sank: became discouraged or saddened
  • lose (your) heart: became discouraged or saddened
  • find a way into one's heart: cause someone to fall in love with one

About the author

I am one of the co-founders of iSLCollective.com. I had taught English in many contexts, as a private tutor, then in companies, and in high schools. I am active in creating video quizzes on our video quiz platform.

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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englandcrysta
2017-10-02 09:05:17
One of the answers for question one is incorrect. The sentence is in present perfect, so the answers must be captured or stoleN
Kisdobos
2017-10-02 10:01:47
Thanks very much! I corrected it.
gabrielafroes
2017-10-02 13:08:16
OMG this is perfect! Thank you SO MUCH <3
skreamario
2017-10-02 15:32:27
Thanks
skreamario
2017-10-02 15:32:29
Thanks
frishburger
2017-10-18 10:33:19
Thanks
tamarylis
2017-11-05 12:17:15
Thanks
Marmul
2018-03-12 20:33:59
This is great. Thanks