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.

In the video I also talk about our upcoming course for English teachers. In six online classes Neil Anderson and myself will teach you about the ins and outs of communicative lessons. Small group: max. 12 attendees. Enrol now with an iSLCollective discount - seats fill up fast!

Trainer: Neil Anderson, Anna Csíky
Course start: 14 June 2022 15:00-17:00 GMT
Schedule: Tuesdays & Thursdays over three weeks
Course fee: €135 (20% discount with ISL coupon: ISLCOLL20)

 

Task description & scene summary

Task description:
Though listening to a licensed dietitian, students will become aware of how food affects their mood, and related vocabulary
Scene summary:
A licensed dietitian introduces four foods that help people retain energy and promote general wellness
Video source: Mood Boosting Foods
Video length: 3 minutes 26 seconds
Student types:
Copyright license: iSLCollective Copyright License
First published: 2019-03-18, 12:24:04 (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 mood food?

Fill the gap: Food that can make you both ________________________ and ________________________

2) "Sluggish" most nearly means

  • tired
  • sad
  • happy

3) Our gut is considered to be our second

  • heart
  • brain
  • liver

4) How often does Jessica recommend eating probiotics?

Answer the question using your own words

5) "Produce" most nearly means

  • Fruits and vegetables
  • Salad
  • Chocolate

6)

Fill the gap: - A lot of research is suggesting that those who eat about an ________________________ and a half of dark chocolate daily, have reduced ________________________

7) An anti-depressant makes us feel less

  • sad
  • happy
  • tired
  • moody

8) "Vibrant" most nearly means

  • Energetic
  • Happy
  • Strong

9) "Mindful " most nearly means

  • Conscious or aware
  • Making good choices
  • Healthy

Discussion questions

1. What foods make you happy?

2. What foods make you feel tired or sick

3. What is a dietitian? Does your country have dietitians?

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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melmelmelmel
2020-04-09 08:04:39
Great lesson, I've been looking for something like that thanks!!! Will test it on my student today