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:
Short film which practice irregular verbs. Students have to answer 14 questions about irregular verbs.
Scene summary:
The storks take babies that the clouds are creating to their natural parents. One stork must do some unpleasant deliveries.
Video length: 5 minutes 5 seconds
Lesson type: Grammar practice
Student types:
Copyright license: Creative Commons Attribution License
First published: 2020-03-19, 18:33:17 (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) The stork (חסידה) _______ (bring) the baby to the people.

  • brot
  • brought
  • bringed
  • bring

2) The storks _______ (fly) into the clouds.

  • fly
  • flyed
  • flew
  • flu

3) What did the cloud make?

Put the words in order: made kitten. a The cloud

4) The baby __________ (get) a ball and a helmet.

  • got
  • getting
  • get
  • gought

5) Where did the alligator bite the cloud?

Put the words in order: cloud's finger. alligator the bit The

6) The cloud ________ (take off) the alligator from the stork's head.

  • taked off
  • take offed
  • took off
  • tuk off

7) The goat ______ (hit) the stork in the belly.

  • hit
  • heet
  • hitted
  • hat

8) What did the stork see?

Put the words in order: stork The puppy. little saw the

9) The stork _________ (think) it was a baby sheep.

  • think
  • thunk
  • thinked
  • thought

10) What did the stork do?

Put the words in order: ran The stork away.

11) The cloud ________ (feel) felt angry at the stork.

  • felt
  • fool
  • feeled
  • fell

12) Why did the cloud cry?

Put the words in order: stork He him. the left cried because

13) The cloud is happy because the stork _________ him for another cloud.

  • left
  • didn't leave
  • didn't left
  • didn't leave

14) The stork wore a helmet but it ___________ her.

  • didn't help
  • helped
  • didn't helped
  • help

Lesson plan

Pre-tasks

1. עברו בבקשה על הקוויזלט הרלוונטי או על האוצר המילים בתחתית העמוד.

Vocabulary list

  • bring - brought: להביא - הביא
  • fly - flew: לעוף - עף
  • make - made: להכין - הכין
  • get - got: לקבל - קיבל
  • bite - bit: לנשוך - נשך
  • take off - took off: להוריד - הוריד
  • hit - hit: להכות - הכה
  • see - saw: לראות - ראה
  • think - thought: לחשוב - חשב
  • run away - ran away: לברוח - ברח
  • feel - felt: להרגיש - הרגיש
  • leave - left: לעזוב -עזב
  • come back - came back: לחזור - חזר
  • have - had: יש לו - היה לו

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

Comments

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makashit
2020-03-21 05:25:23
Great work thanks
miin3593
2020-03-21 19:09:25
FANTASTIC!!! Thank you very much for your great work!
Ranadrash
2020-03-22 16:47:28
Really thanks
EugeniaKrokhina
2020-03-30 14:34:27
Thank you! A very useful exercise with so touching story!
javiganda
2020-04-01 10:58:22
nice video
DonnaAG
2020-11-08 23:21:17
Very nice! But could you please fix the following errors? 11. The cloud ______ (feel) angry at the stork. 13. b. didn't leave d. didn't leave (change one of them) THANKS!!