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 video carefully and complete the sentences whenever the video stops. If you can't remembere the missing word, watch again
Scene summary:
Explanation of the five well known mysteries known about Nikola Tesla, additional for reading task
Video length: 10 minutes 55 seconds
Video genre: Miscellaneous
Student types:
Vocabulary:
Copyright license: Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial License
First published: 2020-03-30, 13:18:17 (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 becomes apparent to researchers that the inventor had the strange and accurate ability to warn people of threats of the ________________________

2)

Fill the gap: the train ________________________ crashed.

3)

Fill the gap: Catherine Johnson would later ________________________ Tesla as a man with the gift and would go on to believe he was able to predict the future with …

4)

Fill the gap: Another incredible example of such future prediction includes his warnings ________________________ to both John Jacob Astor,

5)

Fill the gap: John Jacob would later be one of the most ________________________ figures left behind on the Titanic known for cracking a variety of jokes before …

6)

Fill the gap: The building began to tremble and to the steel workers all across the structure quickly came down ________________________ that an earthquake had …

7)

Fill the gap: … it could begin to cause it to ________________________ and tear apart similar to that of a violin ________________________ a crystal glass, the Northern Lights.

8)

Fill the gap: … electricity off of the ionosphere and trigger some sort of change reaction to ________________________ more energy.

9)

Fill the gap: … claiming that the inventor was creating massive lightning strikes in the area that was responsible for the strange ________________________ heard …

10)

Fill the gap: However, quickly became his favorite visiting him wherever he went and becoming the center of his ________________________

11)

Fill the gap: … despite this Tesla would go on to live for another 20 years before passing away alone and ________________________ in a hotel room.

12)

Fill the gap: … looking through the many letters that Nikola Tesla had written to friends and colleagues shows that the ________________________ inventor had a …

13)

Fill the gap: … according to the ________________________

14)

Fill the gap: many researchers ________________________ that this signal could have been nothing more than background radiation,

15)

Fill the gap: The ________________________ theory community seems hell-bent on trying to discover the root cause of Nikola Tesla's first received broadcasts.

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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