Past continuous tense. TV programme

maikagonzalez March 09, 2020
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:
Past continuous tense. Students answer those questions and reorder sentences working on past continuous
Scene summary:
Tv programme. People answer what they were doing at certain time and students practice those answers
Video source: PAST CONTINUOUS TENSE
Video length: 6 minutes 55 seconds
Lesson type: Grammar practice
Student types:
Copyright license: Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial Share Alike License
First published: 2020-03-09, 11:55:04 (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 happened last night?

  • The lights went out
  • The lights were on
  • TV didn't work

2) What was he doing when the lights went out?

  • He was washing the dishes
  • He was bathing the baby
  • He was cooking dinner

3)

Put the words in order: was washing I my laundromat the clothes at

4) What were they doing?

  • They were watching tv and kids were doing homework
  • They were doing homework and the kids watching tv
  • they were watching tv
  • they were doing their homework

5)

Put the words in order: was I to music listening all night.

6)

Put the words in order: raining hard We when the was know blackout it occurred very

7) Are they sure the rain was the reason for the blackout?

  • Yes
  • no

8)

Put the words in order: a party big last Were here all having night? you

9) What was he doing?

Fill the gap: He ________________________ the dishes

10) What was his wife doing?

Fill the gap: She ________________________ a bath

11) What was she doing?

Fill the gap: She ________________________ in the building

12) What were they doing when the lights went out?

  • They were riding in the elevator.
  • They were working in the elevator
  • They were working in the office

13)

Put the words in order: taxi You were out of Main on a getting Street

14)

Fill the gap: Yesterday at 2:30 I ________________________ dinner.

15) What was he doing?

  • He was jogging through the park.
  • He was playing in the park
  • He was reading in the park

16)

Fill the gap: Yesterday at 4:00 I ________________________ tennis.

17) What happened at 151 River Street?

  • Burglars broke into all the apartments
  • Burgalrs broke into one apatment
  • Burglars broke into some apartments

18)

Put the words in order: I was at laundromat. clothes the washing my

19)

Fill the gap: I ________________________ a friend at hospital

20)

Put the words in order: having picnic a the at beach. were We

21)

Fill the gap: I ________________________ tennis in the park.

22)

Put the words in order: a roommate and I game. My were football attending

23)

Put the words in order: my in was grandchildren visiting I Ohio.

24) Are there any suspects for the robbery?

  • Yes
  • No

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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van_meo
2021-11-25 18:43:17
Thank you so much!