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:
Boost your vocabulary on pharmaceutical manufacturing and practice your listening comprehension and spelling skills.
Scene summary:
A video gives a detailed description of a production process at a pharmaceutical manufacturing plant.
Video source: How medicines are made
Video length: 8 minutes 31 seconds
Tags:
Communicative function: how to calm down people in English
Copyright license: iSLCollective Copyright License
First published: 2018-08-09, 12:33:48 (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)

Fill the gap: To produce medicines you need a lot of ________________________

2)

Fill the gap: every day these are brought here by different ________________________

3)

Put the words in order: in large tank vehicles

4)

Find the extra word: with very high demands on safety, hygene, control and quality

5)

Fill the gap: to work as ________________________ friendly as possible

6) there are a number of ... zones within production

  • high gene
  • hygiene
  • high jeans

7)

Put the words in order: zones for the hygiene various specific protecting clothing

8)

Fill the gap: a higher ________________________ of protective clothing

9)

Put the words in order: are zones also sterile there

10) What does the clothing resemble?

  • gardening suits
  • scuba-diving suits
  • space suits

11)

Put the words in order: is high-tech environment this a

12) Astra was found in ...

  • 1930
  • 1913
  • 1914

13)

Fill the gap: Swedish "Astra" ________________________ with British "Zeneca"

14) What is API ?

  • active pharmaceutical injection
  • active pharmaceutical ingredient

15)

Put the words in order: about it's all starting reactions chemical

16) whad do you do with substances in a reactor ?

  • mix and blend
  • mix and shake
  • mix and heat

17)

Put the words in order: a called sediment slurry crystallized a

18)

Fill the gap: the dough is finally dried into a ________________________

19) What solvents is API powder mixed with?

Answer the question using your own words

20)

Put the words in order: fluid bed dryer

21) What equipment shapes pills?

Put the words in order: tablet compression machine

22) What makes tablets easier to swallow?

  • coating
  • sugaring
  • bloating

23)

Fill the gap: When the tablets are ready it's time for ________________________

24)

Fill the gap: the packing process is highly ________________________

25)

Find the extra word: we also produce ointments, solutions, sprays, freezedried and inhalation products

26) nothing would be bossible without our ...

Answer the question using your own words

27)

Put the words in order: products a inhalation of for centre excellence

28) we are somewhat of a ...

  • flag sheep
  • flagship
  • flux ship

29) one of the largest ... companies in Sweden

  • importing
  • exporting

30) What % of line managers are women?

  • 5 %
  • 50 %
  • 15 %

31) we use ...

Put the words in order: philosophy lean Japanese

32) Lean is one of the main reasons of

Fill the gap: our increase in productivity and our ________________________ edge globally

Lesson plan

Pre-tasks

1. What steps of production can you name?

2. What manufacturing standards does your site have?

Discussion questions

1. How often do you take pills?

2. Do you pay attention to the manufacturer when you buy medications? Why?

3. What is important for you when you buy medicines?

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

Comments

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jasd
2018-10-30 15:00:18
thanks a lot, very interesting.
jasd
2018-10-30 15:00:23
thanks a lot, very interesting.
Est13
2019-03-11 08:55:30
Thank you !
iribot
2021-03-12 10:22:09
Thanks! A good challenge and great for learning new vocabulary. It's also good practice to improve listening skills.