Let´s learn about sharks!

edumedinaleon August 29, 2019

How has the role of video changed in language teaching in the past few years? - Interview with Kieran Donaghy 

Hello from Barcelona, the Film and Video in Language Teaching course, where we recorded a special episode for the iSLCollective video quiz channel. In it we ask Kieran Donaghy of film-english.com, who runs the course, how he views the changes in ELT regarding video in the past few years. 

Enjoy!

Anna Csíky, iSLCollective Teacher Trainer

Task description & scene summary

Task description:
A funny lesson about sharks to practice some basic vocabulary and learn about sea animals.
Scene summary:
There are many different types of shark doing things like eating, swimming, hunting...
Video length: 2 minutes 45 seconds
Video genre: Documentary film
Lesson type: Asking about the visuals ("What can/could you see?")
Level:
Student types:
Copyright license: Creative Commons Attribution License
First published: 2019-08-29, 07:38:18 (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) The shark is...

  • Running.
  • sleeping.
  • swimming.
  • reading.

2) Almost all sharks are ...

  • carnivores.
  • herbivore.

3) All sharks have...

  • a dorsal fin.
  • sharp teeth.
  • a tail.
  • long legs.
  • big ears.

4) Tap the whale shark

5) Whale sharks eat...

  • plancton and krill.
  • other sharks.
  • plants.
  • seals and whales.

6) Whale sharks move...

  • fast.
  • slow.

7) Tap the diver.

8) Great white sharks are much...

  • slower.
  • faster.

9) Other smaller sharks live in...

  • warm water in coral reefs.
  • in the city.
  • in the swimming pool.
  • in the land.
  • cold water.

10) Tap the hammerhead shark.

11) These sharks have heads that look like...

  • umbrellas.
  • hammers.
  • pizzas.
  • pencils.

12) All sharks have...

  • ears.
  • gills.
  • big noses.
  • three eyes.

13)

Put the words in order: need moving. keep They to

14) How are baby sharks called?

  • They are called cubs.
  • They are called does.
  • They are called pups.
  • They are called chicken.

15) Would you like to swim like a shark?

  • Yes, of course!
  • Not at all!

16) Do you like sharks?

  • Yes
  • no

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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