Infinitive or gerund?

kincsen April 14, 2019

Filter Bubbles by ESL Brains - Anna’s favourite video quizzes EP 05

In this episode we are showcasing a video quiz by our user ESL Brains, a great blog written by two English teachers who produce lesson plans around hot topics that will be relevant for most of the adult students you teach. Apart from showing you parts of the quiz, we will also give you a quick tour of the ESL Brains blog and say what we particularly like about their lesson plans - and talk about our shared mission! :)

The original video quiz can be found here on our site: 

And here is the full lesson plan on the ESL Brains blog: 

Enjoy!

Anna Csíky, iSLCollective Teacher Trainer

Task description & scene summary

Task description:
Students decide if certain verbs are followed by a 'to infinitive' structure or gerund
Scene summary:
In this cartoon Simon is trying to give his cat a bath, but the cat is not enjoying the situation
Video length: 3 minutes 54 seconds
Video genre: Cartoon / tale for kids (e.g. Tom & Jerry, Simon's cat, Peppa Pig, Mr. Bean)
Lesson type: Grammar practice
Level:
Student types:
Copyright license: Creative Commons Attribution License
First published: 2019-04-14, 16:15:30 (GMT+1)

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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) Simon's cat hopes ... some food in his bowl

  • to find
  • finding

2) The cat is trying ... Simon that he is hungry

  • show
  • showing
  • to show

3) Simon carries on ... TV

  • to watch
  • watching

4) Simon decides ... a bath for the cat

  • to prepare
  • preparing

5) The cat wants to avoid ... in the water

  • to get
  • getting

6) Simon wants ... the cat in the water

  • to put
  • put

7) The cat can't stand ... in the water

  • stay
  • staying

8) The cat refuses ....

  • to stay
  • stay

9) Simon wants .... the cat

  • catching
  • to catch

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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riedmill
2019-04-15 13:56:46
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cusens97
2019-04-15 18:46:33
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