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Kung Fu Panda Training scene

mermaid72 January 30, 2018

Task description & scene summary

The students are going to improve their listening skills. They will also work with Present Simple, Present Progressive and Present Perfect Tenses.
Scene summary:
Panda wants to be trained in Kung Fu. But it doesn't look easy. Still he works really hard to be as skillful as his master.
Lesson type: Basic listening comprehension - Hearing check ("Can you make out the words being said?")
Level:
Student types:
Copyright license: iSLCollective Copyright License
First published: 2018-01-30, 13:54:57 (GMT+1)

About the author

iSLCollective is a member of The Visual Arts Circle, a community of practice made up of language teaching professionals, teachers, teacher trainers, writers, editors, researchers, designers, illustrators, artists, photographers, and filmmakers, all with a shared belief that visual arts – drawing, painting, sculpture, design, crafts, photography, video, and filmmaking – should have a larger role in language education. Click here to visit the website.

Video quiz questions (printable)

1) They are ... in the mountains.

  • hopping.
  • hiking.
  • helping.

2)

Put the words in order: we're Could me going. you at least tell where

3) Panda is really ... ( More than one right answer)

  • tired.
  • exhausted.
  • excited.
  • thrilled.

4)

Put the words in order: here bath? way dragged for out me You a the all

5) We do not wash our ... in the ... of sacred tears.

  • paws, pool
  • pits, pool
  • pearls, pond

6)

Put the words in order: Kung the This Fu. birthplace is of

7)

Fill the gap: ________________________ to learn Kung Fu?

8) Then I am your ...

  • mister.
  • mentor.
  • master.

9)

Put the words in order: Fu, you on When focus when you you stink. Kung concentrate,

10)

Fill the gap: But perhaps ________________________ my fault.

11) Oh great, because I am ...

  • happy.
  • angry.
  • hungry.
  • thirsty.

12) Panda is doing ...

  • jump-ups.
  • push-ups.
  • sit-ups.
  • pull-ups.

13) The branch broke, because Panda is too ...

  • light.
  • fast.
  • heavy.

14)

Put the words in order: doing trying push-ups. some while is food get Panda to

15)

Put the words in order: balance. is to learning Panda keep

16) Panda wants to ... some food, but fails.

  • steal
  • stew
  • spoil

17)

Put the words in order: is really Panda hard. training

18)

Fill the gap: After ________________________ Panda.

19)

Put the words in order: trained. and you've vowed you I been to train

20)

Put the words in order: are eat. Have free You a to dumpling.

21)

Put the words in order: as his is master. skillful Panda as Now

22)

Fill the gap: I am ________________________ hungry.

About the author

iSLCollective is a member of The Visual Arts Circle, a community of practice made up of language teaching professionals, teachers, teacher trainers, writers, editors, researchers, designers, illustrators, artists, photographers, and filmmakers, all with a shared belief that visual arts – drawing, painting, sculpture, design, crafts, photography, video, and filmmaking – should have a larger role in language education. Click here to visit the website.

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Irissss
2018-01-30 15:49:36
I find using short videos to add to the discussion or help comprehension really help engage my students, especially in individual lessons where there are less team and group activities. Thanks for putting this together!
jadeym
2018-01-30 16:19:51
Thank you really nice video and questions!
LILLYLA
2018-02-15 00:46:58
THANK YOU FOR THIS NEW IDEA TO LEARN ENGLISH!