ASSIGN VIDEO QUIZZES AS HOMEWORK

We have great news: from now on you can assign quizzes as homework!

1. Click on "Assign as homework" below the video.

2. Then create a class and you'll get a special video quiz URL (web link) for your class.

3. Send them this link, and you'll be able to see their results and even their specific answers right from this video quiz page (click the Student answers button). Both you and your students will get alerts on iSLCollective about any new activity (e.g. new answers submitted).

See complete guide here.

Please send us any feedback about this new feature to info [at] islcollective [dot] com. We'd love to hear how you like it.

How long will human impacts last? Vocabulary practice

rina282 December 06, 2017

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Task description & scene summary

Task description:
Watch the video and explain the meaning of the words. Try to explain it in English, and then translate them.
Scene summary:
The video brings up the topic of human impact on the planet, focusing on the different epochs.
Video length: 5 minutes 30 seconds
Video genre: Edu video or lecture, (e.g. amateur educational video, TedEd, TED talk)
Lesson type: Deep listening comprehension - Meaning check ("Do you understand what it means?")
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Student types:
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Vocabulary:
Communicative function: how to explain things in English
Copyright license: Creative Commons Attribution License
First published: 2017-12-06, 11:17:49 (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) What does "pervasive" mean?

Answer the question using your own words

2) What is an "epoch"?

Answer the question using your own words

3) What do the terms "hot house'' and "configuration" mean?

Answer the question using your own words

4) What is a "distinguish the rock record"?

Answer the question using your own words

5) Explain what "sprawling cities" are?

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6) What do stratigraphers use timescales for?

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7) Why is the "die-off" so dangerous and what processes did it start?

Answer the question using your own words

8) Define the word "homogenous"?

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9) What does the word "penchant" mean?

Answer the question using your own words

10) What is soot?

Answer the question using your own words

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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