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:
Students choose the correct form of the present simple to make sentences about what they see in the video.
Scene summary:
Children try school lunches from around the world and tell us what they think about them.
Video length: 4 minutes 31 seconds
Lesson type: Grammar practice
Student types:
Vocabulary:
Communicative function: how to give opinions in English
Copyright license: Creative Commons Attribution Share Alike License
First published: 2020-04-21, 00:45:24 (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) He _____ excited about the lunch from China.

  • am
  • are
  • is

2) She __________ water at her school.

  • don't drink
  • doesn't drink
  • not drink
  • no drink

3) They ________ mapo tofu.

  • like
  • likes

4) She _________________ how to use chopsticks.

  • don't know
  • not know
  • doesn't know

5) This lunch ___________ Brazil.

  • are from
  • from
  • am from
  • is from

6) She __________ bananas from the bottom.

  • opens
  • open

7) They ____________ their school lunches.

  • don't enjoy
  • doesn't enjoy
  • enjoy
  • enjoys

8) They ________ happy to eat this lunch.

  • am
  • are
  • is

9) She ____________ the arugula tastes sour.

  • think
  • thinks

10) He ______ surprised that he guessed the answer.

  • am
  • are
  • is

11) They ________ amazed that this is a school lunch.

  • am
  • are
  • is

12) The egg ________ cooked!

  • am
  • are
  • is

13) He ________ all of the lunches.

  • likes
  • like
  • doesn't like
  • don't like

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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