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:
Students will watch a clip from the movie Minions. They will be shown gap fill questions with multiple choice and will have to choose the appropriate -ing verb
Scene summary:
The minions following potential bosses and struggle to keep a boss. The video is comical and incorporates some basic verbs and nouns.
Video length: 3 minutes 27 seconds
Lesson type: Grammar practice
Tags:
Vocabulary:
Communicative function: how to summarize in English
Language exam: BULATS
Copyright license: iSLCollective Copyright License
First published: 2017-10-06, 12:10:39 (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 minion is __________ a banana.

  • falling
  • hitting
  • holding
  • running

2) The dinosaur is __________ on the rock over the volcano.

  • celebrating
  • holding
  • hitting
  • standing

3) The dinosaur is __________ into the volcano.

  • falling
  • holding
  • celebrating
  • hitting

4) The man is __________ the rock.

  • celebrating
  • eating
  • falling
  • reaching

5) The man is __________ the bear with a fly swatter.

  • hitting
  • eating
  • falling
  • celebrating

6) The pyramid is __________ on the people.

  • eating
  • holding
  • falling
  • celebrating

7) The minions are __________ the vampire's birthday.

  • falling
  • hitting
  • celebrating
  • eating

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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Anielaclemente
2017-10-07 11:25:55
Thanks
natha02
2018-02-08 15:10:20
great work , thank you !
Rociorut
2018-03-19 04:36:21
Great video!! Funny and useful :D
feyblue
2018-10-10 00:02:41
that´was awesome, easy and simple to introduce the topic.. I love it. thanks a lot indeed
Galina08111984
2021-01-31 15:51:48
Amazing extract)Fun to work with!
chileerika
2021-09-07 13:55:33
So funny and useful to warm up the lesson! thanks for sharing
coachrubens
2022-06-28 21:54:15
WONDERFUL ACTIVITY, AND FUN! THANKS!