How Deep the Ocean Really Is (Conditional 1-2 Practice)

Kisdobos August 25, 2017
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:
A grammar practice: students will select the correct Conditional structure (Conditional I and II) in each of the 7 sentences. The sentences relate to what has been said by the narrator, but the exercises can be done solely by using one's knowledge of grammar and a little bit of common sense.
Scene summary:
A 3:30 video exploring what sort of conditions and life forms we can find at various depths in the ocean.
Video length: 3 minutes 29 seconds
Lesson type: Grammar practice
Student types:
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Vocabulary:
Copyright license: Creative Commons Attribution License
First published: 2017-08-25, 11:21:49 (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) If you ... the highest point on land in the ocean, there ... a mile of ocean up to the surface.

  • submerged, would still be
  • would submerge, would still be
  • would submerge, was still
  • submerged, was still

2) The lungs of most humans ... if you ... these people to 831 feet, the deepest depth so far that a deepdiver has ever reached.

  • was crushed; would take
  • would be crushed; took
  • was crushed, took
  • crushed; would take

3) If a submarine ... deeper than 2400 feet, its hull ....

  • goes; implodes
  • goes; will implode
  • would go; will implode
  • would go; implodes

4) If we ... the tallest building into the ocean, it ... to 2722 feet from the surface.

  • would put, would reach down
  • put, reached down
  • would put, would reach down
  • put, would reach down

5) If you ... to the midnight zone in a research submarine, you ... a lot of creatures that are blind.

  • would go; would encounter
  • went; would encounter
  • went; encountered
  • would go; encountered

6) If you ... the Mount Everest into the Mariana trench, its summit ... to 29,029 feet.

  • tipped; reached down
  • would tip; reached down
  • tipped; would reach down
  • would tip; would reach down

7) If we ... the oceans, we ... thousands of new species.

  • continued to research; will probably discover
  • continue to research; would probably discover
  • continued to research; would probably discover
  • continue to research; will probably discover

Vocabulary list

  • submerge v.: 1. to go underwater, 2. to make something go underwater
  • crush v.: to press or squeeze (something) so hard that it breaks or loses its shape
  • submarine n.: a ship that can operate underwater
  • implode v.: to collapse inward in a very sudden and violent way
  • mammal n.: a type of animal that feeds milk to its young
  • tip v.: to turn or move something so that it is not straight or level :
  • trench n.: a long, narrow hole in the ocean floor
  • summit n.: the peak of a mountain

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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2017-08-26 23:44:09
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2017-08-29 22:04:30
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2017-09-07 02:28:52
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2017-10-19 08:58:06
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2017-10-19 08:58:08
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2018-05-04 12:32:48
THANK YOU VERY MUCH FOR YOUR NICE WORKSHEET. IT HAS BEEN VERY USEFUL FOR ME.
Loreyloretin
2018-11-07 13:42:56
excellent to work with! thanks a lot
dabas88
2018-11-23 20:03:11
Question 5 should be "went' and 'would encounter', so option B and not A
EmVicky82
2020-03-11 05:39:42
So helpful, thanks.
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2020-04-18 18:26:02
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2020-05-06 02:59:25
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2020-05-13 09:18:08
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2020-07-27 14:48:17
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2020-08-03 10:49:47
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2020-08-04 06:17:53
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2021-02-17 17:33:00
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2021-03-28 19:10:27
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Dink1995
2022-07-04 07:52:57
Thank you very much for a great set of exercises: both in grammar and vocab. Very well-thought-out work! Thanks a lot :)