MONTY PYTHON - THE HAGGLE

vicentej.soler December 02, 2019

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Task description & scene summary

Task description:
Watch and answer comprehension questions about the haggling scene where two people are discussing over the price
Scene summary:
Brian is trying to hide from the Romans and wants to buy a fake beard to disguise but he doesn´t want to haggle
Video length: 2 minutes 3 seconds
Video genre: Film scene (animated or live-action with human-actors)
Lesson type: Deep listening comprehension - Meaning check ("Do you understand what it means?")
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Vocabulary:
Grammar:
Communicative function: how to haggle and bargain in English
Copyright license: Creative Commons Attribution License
First published: 2019-12-02, 10:41:59 (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)

Fill the gap: It's for the ________________________

2) What is the problem?

  • Brian doesn't want to pay for the beard
  • Brian doesn't have any money
  • Brian doesn't want to argue about the price

3)

Fill the gap: Look at it. Feel the quality. That's none of your ________________________

4)

Fill the gap: That's more ________________________ it. Ten?! Are you trying to ________________________ me?!

5)

Fill the gap: This cost me twelve. You want to ________________________ me?!

6) How much does he finally pay for the beard?

  • 14
  • 15
  • 16
  • 17

7) What is the stand tender doing now?

Answer the question using your own words

8)

Fill the gap: No, no, no, no. It's not ________________________ ten. You're supposed to ________________________

Lesson plan

Pre-tasks

1. Have you seen the film "Life of Brian"?

Follow-up tasks

1. Have you ever haggled? Where? about what?

Vocabulary list

  • haggle: argue about the price of a product

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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