Home Alone. Vocabulary. Mixed grammar

LanaTutor1998 December 30, 2021

Task description & scene summary

Task description:
Christmas topic for revising different strutures. Adjectives, past tenses and new vocabulary.
Created using the grammar quiz generator of iSLCollective. Make your own quiz from any Youtube video in a few minutes.
Scene summary:
.Home Alone is a 1990 American comedy film directed by Chris Columbus and written and produced by John Hughes. It is the first film in the Home Alone franchise, and stars Macaulay Culkin, Joe Pesci, Daniel Stern, John Heard, and Catherine O'Hara. Culkin plays Kevin McCallister, a boy who defends his Chicago home from burglars after his family accidentally leaves him behind on their Christmas vacation to Paris.
Video length: 4 minutes 58 seconds
Lesson type: Mixed practice
Vocabulary:
Grammar:
Copyright license: Creative Commons Attribution No Derivatives License
First published: 2021-12-30, 09:37:26 (GMT+1)
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Video quiz questions (printable)

1) Kevin is their ....

  • a young son
  • younger son
  • the youngest son

2) He suffered from

Fill the gap: … ________________________

3) Who was a police officer?

Fill the gap: ________________________

4) Buzz ate all the...

Fill the gap: ________________________

5)

Put the words in order: to as Him punishment attic getting the sent

6)

Put the words in order: alarm causes outage and family oversleep to resets Power clocks

7) There were rumors that his neighbor was a...

  • a thief in 1967
  • a serial killer in 1958
  • a burglar in 1982

8) ...family stays in his...

  • brothers apartment
  • brother apartment
  • brother's apartment

9) Kevin accidentally

Fill the gap: ________________________

10) Kevin starts to...

Fill the gap: ________________________

11) The Kevin's neighbor hit the thieves

Fill the gap: … ________________________

12)

Put the words in order: dinner glass Kevin Christmas milk for had of pasta his a and

13) Peter found

Fill the gap: ________________________

14) Marley reunited with his

Fill the gap: ________________________

Lesson plan

Pre-tasks

1. Who is Kevin?

2. Where did it happen?

3. When did it happen?

Discussion questions

1. How many kids in Kevin's family?

2. Where did they go?

3. Why did nobody wake up?

4. What the most famous phrase said the man in a movie "Angels with dirty souls" ?

5. How many traps Kevin made?

Vocabulary list

  • siblings/relatives: родичі
  • a burglar: грабіжник
  • to gather: збирати
  • neighborhood: сусідство
  • plain: простий, з одним смаком
  • attic: горище
  • to damage: завдавати шкоди
  • to oversleep: проспати
  • shoplifting: крадіжка в магазині
  • thieves: злодії
  • a trap: пастка
  • an investigation: розслідування
  • to miss: сумувати
  • revenge: помста
  • dissapointed: розгублений
  • knocked-out: вибитий
  • punishment: покарання
  • outage: вимкнення струму
  • a daughter-in-law: невістка
  • a shovel: лопата
  • to suffer: страждати

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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