Task description & scene summary

Task description:
Students find out more about language learning strategies and test their memory.
Scene summary:
A touching story of an old man who learns English to be able to speak to his granddaughter.
Video length: 3 minutes 0 seconds
Video genre: TV commercial
Student types:
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Copyright license: Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial Share Alike License
First published: 2019-12-20, 14:11:34 (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) What is in the box?

  • a snowman
  • a Christmas tree
  • an English coursebook with listening material
  • a surprize gift

2)

Put the words in order: has an The the to decided order coursebook gentleman old from English internet.

3) All the answers below are possible motivations for learning a new language. Why does this old Polish gentleman want to learn English?

  • He wants to get a new job.
  • He wants to travel.
  • He wants to prevent the Alzheimer disease.
  • He wants to communicate with someone special.
  • He wants to read Shakespeare in original.

4) Tap on the kettle!

5) In order to be able to memorize things you neet to focus. What have you seen on the gentleman's desk? List at least five items!

Answer the question using your own words

6) Combining words and visuals helps you remember.

Fill the gap: The old man put ________________________ notes on objects all over his apartment in order to be able to remember the words for them in the new language.

7) Changing the learning environment can boost your language learning. Where in the house and outside the house does the old man learn?

Answer the question using your own words

8) Retrieval practice is a very important learning strategy.

Find the extra word: The old gentleman tests of himself by trying to remember and use the new words he has learned.

9)

Put the words in order: to comprehension a learn and practice Watching language movies is in listening words. the way target new great

10) The old gentleman uses several learning strategies. Please match the name of the strategy with its description.

Match the items:
dual codingswitch between ideas during a study session
retrieval practicecombine words with visuals and use them both to help you remember
spaced practicespace out studying over a longer period of time, keep repeating
interleavingpractice remembering information, test yourself

11) Making mistakes is an essential part of language learning. What mistake has the old man made? Why? Could you explain?

Answer the question using your own words

12) What did the old man put in his bag?

Answer the question using your own words

13)

Correct the wrong word: The old man leaves home at Easter

14) How does the old man feel?

  • nervous
  • angry
  • thrilled
  • exhausted
  • depressed

15) Where did the old man arrive? How do you know?

  • Los Angeles
  • New York
  • London
  • Buenos Aires
  • Berlin

16) What is he about to say?

  • Hi! I am your grandpa.
  • Hello! Nice to meet you!
  • Nice to see you!
  • You are a lovely little girl.

17)

Put the words in order: never a new too to learning language. start late is It

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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guillermito
2020-01-02 00:20:14
Great!