Paperman (Adjectives Describing Feelings - C1-C2 Vocab Practice)

Kisdobos January 18, 2018

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Task description & scene summary

Task description:
In each of the nine multiple choice questions, students will have to find two suitable adjectives to describe the feelings of the protagonist. I made this video quiz to complement the video lesson made by Kieran Donaghy on FilmEnglish: http://film-english.com/2013/01/31/paperman/
Scene summary:
Having bumped into the girl of his dreams on a commuter train platform, an office worker uses a fleet of paper airplanes to get her attention after noticing her again in a skyscraper window.
Video source: Paperman Full
Video length: 5 minutes 3 seconds
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Copyright license: Creative Commons Attribution License
First published: 2018-01-18, 14:13:22 (GMT+1)
About the author
I am one of the co-founders of iSLCollective.com. I had taught English in many contexts, as a private tutor, then in companies, and in high schools. I am active in creating video quizzes on our video quiz platform.

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) He looks ... [Two right answers]

  • jaded
  • exhilarated
  • enraged
  • downcast

2) He seems to feel ... about this incident. [Two right answers]

  • discouraged
  • awkward
  • embarrassed
  • indignant

3) He must feel ... that their encounter was so short. [Two right answers]

  • disappointed
  • downhearted
  • gleeful
  • obstinate

4) He must be ... his boss. [Two right answers]

  • at ease with
  • tired of
  • defiant toward
  • fed up with

5) He must be ... to see her again. [Two right answers]

  • overjoyed
  • apprehensive
  • content
  • elated

6) He looks ... drawing her attention. [Two right answers]

  • intent on
  • self-conscious about
  • anxious about
  • bent on

7) He looks ... [Two right answers]

  • grumpy
  • distressed
  • desperate
  • grief-stricken

8) He seems to be ... about this strange wind. [Two right answers]

  • puzzled
  • uneasy
  • perplexed
  • paralyzed

9) He must be ... to see her again, eventually. [Two right answers]

  • preoccupied
  • thrilled
  • impressed
  • relieved

About the author

I am one of the co-founders of iSLCollective.com. I had taught English in many contexts, as a private tutor, then in companies, and in high schools. I am active in creating video quizzes on our video quiz platform.

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

Comments

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JulieMay
2020-02-10 05:11:17
Great idea to talk about emotions in particular here! Thank you!
SallyTilelli
2020-03-20 17:43:19
Excellent! I loved it!
daniela.santos
2020-05-29 14:17:22
Great video lesson. Thanks
spaz
2020-06-02 10:44:02
Thank you. This a really great activity
mirelamaria
2020-10-22 17:28:28
thanks a lot
AnabelCid
2020-11-07 20:37:14
Great !!Thanks
Maryallmay
2021-03-08 18:13:29
That's a truly great job! Thank you so very much!
aliceabreuuuu
2021-07-30 13:13:56
This is so cute! Thank you so so so so much !
Monia342
2021-09-28 09:09:55
Amazing and so sweet! Many thanks. It an awesome way to talk about feelings!