HELPING LEARNERS USE CHUNKS COMMUNICATIVELY

 

In this video we talk about how we can help our students use chunks communicatively - we share 4 ideas that have worked well for us in the classroom. We’re using an interactive video quiz in one of our ideas, which you can find here.

Enjoy!

Anna Csíky

iSLCollective teacher trainer

Task description & scene summary

Task description:
Answer the questions related to the clip: what is going to happen at the werewolf birthday party?
Scene summary:
Hotel owner Dracula (voice of Adam Sandler) is concerned that his half-human grandson Dennis isn't embracing his vampire heritage, so the vampire Mavis and the family have fun at the werewolves' birthday party.
Video length: 3 minutes 8 seconds
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Copyright license: Creative Commons Attribution License
First published: 2017-11-02, 10:18:19 (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) Who is playing at the party?

  • the skeletons
  • the werewolves
  • the witches

2) The vampire __________ the boy.

  • is hugging
  • hugs
  • is taking
  • takes

3) The kids ___________________ :

  • are playing
  • is laying
  • is playing
  • plays
  • play

4) What is the vampire doing? He ...

  • plays limbo
  • is playing limbo
  • play limbo
  • are playing limbo

5) Why are the little werewolves excited?

  • Because they ate sugar
  • Because they are having fun
  • Because it is their birthday
  • Because they are playing

6) What came out?

  • A tooth
  • A teeth
  • An eye

7) What are the monsters practicing?

  • yoga
  • karate
  • pilates
  • stretching

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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Mel0924
2017-11-02 23:53:52
Thanks
Simbasenior
2017-11-03 04:44:48
Awesome, thanks so much
remedialenglish
2017-11-03 06:32:58
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2017-11-03 06:33:08
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2017-11-03 07:48:58
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2017-11-03 09:48:41
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2017-11-03 09:48:48
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2017-11-03 10:44:45
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alexandremoliveira
2017-11-03 10:45:32
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Olaguta
2017-11-03 11:23:13
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2017-11-03 13:37:20
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2017-11-03 14:34:36
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2017-11-03 15:12:34
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2017-11-03 15:27:37
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2017-11-03 15:27:52
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2017-11-10 09:12:45
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2019-01-23 03:31:29
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2019-06-19 09:09:12
Great! Thanks!)
olgakonikevich
2019-06-19 09:09:15
Great! Thanks!)
olgakonikevich
2019-06-19 09:09:18
Great! Thanks!)
guyato
2019-10-28 14:01:24
Thanks so much!
Vika12
2019-11-18 11:46:30
It’s great!!
Seph87
2020-03-19 18:18:11
Thanks for vid, but shouldn't it be "SHE is playing limbo"?
KaraDBK
2020-10-27 20:10:47
Thank you alessandra1989 for creating this! :-D Great video clip for not only Halloween, but present continuous. I edited question 4, changed the pronoun to she. I also added punctuation (capital letters & periods.)
Yulek75
2020-10-30 06:27:10
Brilliant!
Babila
2021-08-16 13:04:57
Thanks!
Lupita81
2021-10-08 22:04:48
Great activity, thanks!
tommes12
2021-10-29 01:30:29
Fantastic work! Thank you.