Joey's Food - Past Simple and Continuous

helenkerr August 30, 2020

Task description & scene summary

Task description:
Students practice the Past Simple and Continuous doing a series of tasks while watching the video.
Scene summary:
Joey goes out with Phoebe's friend Sarah, but during dinner, she takes some fries out of Joey's plate. Now, Joey doesn't want to call her.
Video length: 2 minutes 35 seconds
Video genre: TV/Netflix series
Student types:
Copyright license: Creative Commons Attribution License
First published: 2020-08-30, 14:01:13 (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) Sarah ________ a great time last night.

  • had
  • has
  • was having

2) During dinner, Joey and Sarah ______________ along.

  • got
  • were getting
  • was getting
  • get

3) While Joey was eating, Sarah _______ his fries.

  • was taking
  • took
  • were taking
  • take

4)

Put the words in order: Joey angry fries because Sarah his was took

5) While Phoebe and Joey ____________, Rachel walked in.

  • talked
  • were talking
  • was talking
  • talk

6) Clue: The sentence starts with "Rachel..."

Put the words in order: she Phoebe was Rachel while talking. interrupted

7) Joey ____________ to call Sarah again that morning.

  • didn't want
  • wanted
  • was wanting
  • wasn't wanting

8) When Phoebe _____________ ordering an extra plate of fries, Joey immediately thought it was a good idea.

  • was suggesting
  • suggested
  • suggests
  • were suggesting

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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rothemboaron
2020-08-31 04:20:53
This is a very nice idea to vary the teaching methods.
Amarrilis
2020-08-31 06:36:27
Awesome lesson!