How has the role of video changed in language teaching in the past few years? - Interview with Kieran Donaghy 

Hello from Barcelona, the Film and Video in Language Teaching course, where we recorded a special episode for the iSLCollective video quiz channel. In it we ask Kieran Donaghy of film-english.com, who runs the course, how he views the changes in ELT regarding video in the past few years. 

Enjoy!

Anna Csíky, iSLCollective Teacher Trainer

Task description & scene summary

Task description:
Students will answer the questions about what they see and hear in the video as well as make predictions.
Scene summary:
Old West bank robbers travel to present day. They win a race and then play music at a bingo hall.
Video length: 5 minutes 9 seconds
Video genre: Music video
Lesson type: Asking about the visuals ("What can/could you see?")
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Copyright license: Creative Commons Attribution License
First published: 2019-06-19, 09:59:42 (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's in the bag?

  • diamonds
  • shekels
  • money (dollars)
  • a cat

2) "Boss, I'm flabbergasted, why'd we stop?" ... Flabbergasted means...

  • hungry
  • surprised/shocked
  • angry
  • very tired

3) These men are:

  • doctors
  • sheriffs
  • horse racers
  • bank robbers

4) What happened last time he was here?

  • They made him sleep outside
  • They weren't too welcoming to outsiders
  • They gave him a good food
  • they went too crazy

5) What just happened?

Answer the question using your own words

6) The people are all:

  • scared
  • delighted
  • excited
  • flabbergasted

7) Fill in the blanks

Fill the gap: "I'm gonna ride 'til I can't no ________________________

8) What words are used to rhyme with horse?

  • force and church
  • purse and first
  • worse and worse
  • Porsche and porch

9) Correct the mistake

Correct the wrong word: She is hip-hop rapping

10) There was a race ______ a horse and a car

  • after
  • between
  • for
  • playing

11) Put the words in the correct order

Put the words in order: in car race. beat the the The horse

12)

Fill the gap: He's happy because he just ________________________ (buy) new clothes.

13) Where are they?

  • a school
  • a hospital
  • a bingo hall
  • a hat store

14) Fill in the missing words

Fill the gap: Hat ________________________ cross ________________________ livin' like a rockstar.

15) what are they doing?

  • Belly dancing
  • breakdancing
  • ballet dancing
  • line dancing

16) "Faster than a speeding ______"

  • bullet
  • car
  • bull
  • cougar

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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