Hotel California

teacherthays September 11, 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:
Uncramble and fill the gaps using verses of the song. It's a good practice for hotel vocabulary.
Scene summary:
Uncramble and fill the gaps using verses of the song. It's a good practice for hotel vocabulary.
Video length: 5 minutes 27 seconds
Video genre: Music video
Lesson type: Basic listening comprehension - Hearing check ("Can you make out the words being said?")
Level:
Student types:
Copyright license: iSLCollective Copyright License
First published: 2019-09-11, 15:07:11 (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: hair cool my wind a desert highway, dark in On

2)

Put the words in order: smell of Warm the colitas, air up rising through

3)

Put the words in order: I in Up shimmering saw light a the ahead distance,

4)

Put the words in order: heavy head sight dim grew and my My grew

5)

Fill the gap: I had to stop for the ________________________

6)

Put the words in order: the stood in There doorway she

7)

Put the words in order: heard I mission the bell

8)

Fill the gap: And I was thinking to myself this could be heaven or this could be ________________________

9)

Fill the gap: Then she lit up a ________________________ and she showed me the way

10)

Fill the gap: There were voices down the ________________________

11)

Fill the gap: I thought I heard them ________________________

12)

Fill the gap: ________________________ to the Hotel California

13)

Fill the gap: Such a lovely ________________________ such a lovely face

14)

Fill the gap: Plenty of ________________________ at the Hotel California

15)

Fill the gap: Any time of ________________________ you can find it here

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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