Video quiz of the month: Serial taxi

In June, we are featuring a video quiz created around a short thriller called Serial Taxi, talking about why we like it and how we would use it in class.

This time we offer three different focuses or lessons aims that could work with different class profiles: a prediction task involving productive skills (speaking or writing), a grammar focus on narrative tenses, as well as vocabulary work around expressions containing the word kill.

Hope you get to try one or all of these ideas soon.


Anna Csíky, iSLCollective Teacher Trainer


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Task description & scene summary

Task description:
Tappable activity for very young learners, just listen and have fun and so on...
Scene summary:
Moana and her desire for adventures. Story for kids about a brave girl from an island.....
Video length: 2 minutes 36 seconds
Video genre: Cartoon / tale for kids (e.g. Tom & Jerry, Simon's cat, Peppa Pig, Mr. Bean)
Lesson type: Asking about the visuals: Tappable pictionary ("Tap XY on the screen")
Student types:
Copyright license: iSLCollective Copyright License
First published: 2019-06-12, 09:23:15 (GMT+1)

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Video quiz questions (printable)

1) Tap the sea.

2) Tap the purple flowers.

3) Tap the pig.

4) Tap the yellow flowers.

5) Tap Moana's hair.

6) Tap the boat.

7) Tap the coconut.

8) Tap the rocks.

9) Tap Moana's head.

10) Tap the hat.

11) Tap Moana's skirt.

12) Tap the island.

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