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:
Watch the story and choose the right connecting word from four options (conjunctions or linking words).
Scene summary:
At one quiet night an important test is going to happen. Will the small alien pass or fail?
Video length: 4 minutes 51 seconds
Lesson type: Grammar practice
Vocabulary:
Copyright license: iSLCollective Copyright License
First published: 2020-04-20, 10:47:36 (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 man is sleeping, a UFO appears above his house.

  • Where
  • While
  • How
  • Although

2) The small alien wants to bring the man into the spaceship. ......., he is not successful.

  • Because
  • While
  • However
  • Although

3) ...... the small alien tries again, he cannot find the right button.

  • Although
  • However
  • And
  • But

4) The big alien does not help ...... the small alien gets angry.

  • but
  • or
  • because
  • and

5) ...... the small alien reads the book, he gets the man out of the house.

  • After
  • However
  • Although
  • Before

6) The small alien is happy ...... proud of himself.

  • but
  • and
  • or
  • when

7) ......, the big alien is not happy at all.

  • Before
  • After
  • However
  • Or

8) The small alien is sad ...... he failed the exam.

  • although
  • and
  • because
  • or

9) ...... they fly away, the big alien allows the small alien to drive the spaceship.

  • Before
  • After
  • But
  • Where

10) Find the proverb:

Put the words in order: who nothing. makes mistakes, makes no He

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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