Task description & scene summary

Task description:
Watch this animated movie clip and describe what you see happening. This is a silent film.
Scene summary:
A news paper journalist is bored at the office but his day becomes a lot more interesting when a girl takes him on an adventure though the newspaper.
Video length: 3 minutes 17 seconds
Lesson type: Mixed practice
Student types:
Copyright license: Creative Commons Attribution License
First published: 2020-09-16, 20:52:05 (GMT+1)
About the author
Real English Conversations helps English learners to improve their listening skills and speaking fluency to become a confident communicator in English!

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 is this journalist doing?

  • He is helping someone.
  • He is typing something.
  • He's eating lunch.

2) What is the girl doing?

Fill the gap: She is ________________________ on the rope

3) She threw the ball to ... his attention.

  • get
  • catch
  • chase
  • take

4)

Put the words in order: out his work the The blew window. wind

5)

Correct the wrong word: Someone nocked at the door

6) She wanted to help him ... his papers.

  • loose
  • scatter
  • retrieve
  • get back

7) What section in the newspaper will you find this information?

  • Entertainment
  • Weather forecast
  • Politics
  • Economy

8)

Put the words in order: to them. stepped they stars The when on glow started

9) Which section of the newspaper will you find this information?

  • Economy
  • Movies and Theaters
  • Entertainment
  • Sports

10)

Put the words in order: of fear heights. He a has

11) She is ..... while he was .....

  • flying
  • running
  • singing
  • skateboarding

12)

Correct the wrong word: The curve is now falling.

13)

Find the extra word: Both of them look like they are having the fun.

14) They are _____ the papers from the football field

  • Picking up
  • trowing
  • court
  • field

15) What is the “obituaries” section of the newspaper?

  • Bad events.
  • People who have died.
  • Sick people.

16) Fill in with a suitable preposition.

Fill the gap: He is running ________________________ her to stop her.

17) Fill in with a suitable verb

Fill the gap: He went after her to ________________________ her.

18)

Put the words in order: She on tightly. him held to

19) They were flying ... the city.

  • On
  • Over
  • down
  • beyond

20)

Correct the wrong word: They had the great time.

21) Everything was better. The future was ...

  • sad
  • looking up
  • bright
  • dreary

About the author

Real English Conversations helps English learners to improve their listening skills and speaking fluency to become a confident communicator in English!

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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