Past Perfect and Simple Past by TeacherDiane (Kamon)

TeacherDiane555 March 14, 2019

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:
The past perfect refers to a time earlier than before now. It is used to make it clear that one event happened before another in the past.
Scene summary:
The Minions made a plan to escape the prison. While the escape is happening something else is going on.
Video length: 2 minutes 58 seconds
Video genre: Cartoon / tale for kids (e.g. Tom & Jerry, Simon's cat, Peppa Pig, Mr. Bean)
Lesson type: Grammar practice
Level:
Student types:
Grammar:
Copyright license: Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial No Derivatives License
First published: 2019-03-14, 07:26:26 (GMT+1)

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About the author

HI, I have been teaching all my life, French and English ESL. I am now retired and I write and illustrate children's picture book in both languages under the pen name of Kamon. <br /> <a href="https://www.amazon.com/Kamon/e/B00B09K7XA?ref=sr_ntt_srch_lnk_2&qid=1567145508&sr=8-2" target="_blank" title="https://www.amazon.com/Kamon/e/B00B09K7XA?ref=sr_ntt_srch_lnk_2&qid=1567145508&sr=8-2">https://www.amazon.com/Kamon/e/B00B09K7XA?ref=sr_ntt_srch_lnk_2&qid=1567145508&sr=8-2</a><br /> I also give ESL and French tutoring and I am pleased to share my videos and worksheets with all of you.

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) Before he ... (to escape), his brother ... (to make) a plan.

  • had escaped / made
  • escaped / had made

2) After the two first toilets ... (to go out), the toilet with a prisoner on it ... (to follow)

  • had gone out / followed
  • went out / had followed

3) The appliances ... (to resume) their run after the CCTV ... (to turn away)

  • had resumed / turned
  • has resumed / turns
  • resumes / has turned
  • resumed / had turned

4)

Put the words in order: washing put the prisoner it the machine, away. After ran had clothes in his

5) (after / family) or (because / team)

Fill the gap: They can do it ________________________ they are working as a ________________________

6) After everybody ... (to be seated), there ... (to be) an announcement.

  • was seated / had been
  • had been seated / was
  • will be seated / will be
  • have been seated / has been

7) (with) or (late) or (in front) or (behind)

Fill the gap: The Minion with the beacons had to stay ________________________ as the others escaped.

8) After his brother ... (to sit) on the bed, Gru ... (to see) that they were not alone.

  • have sat / seen
  • sat / had seen
  • had sat / saw
  • has sat / had seen

9)

Put the words in order: brother pushed the stepped his game, on Gru Before him. had

10) What did he almost forget?

Answer the question using your own words

11)

Correct the wrong word: There were too much Minions in the flying machine.

12) Everybody ... happily singing.

  • were
  • was
  • are

About the author

HI, I have been teaching all my life, French and English ESL. I am now retired and I write and illustrate children's picture book in both languages under the pen name of Kamon. <br /> <a href="https://www.amazon.com/Kamon/e/B00B09K7XA?ref=sr_ntt_srch_lnk_2&qid=1567145508&sr=8-2" target="_blank" title="https://www.amazon.com/Kamon/e/B00B09K7XA?ref=sr_ntt_srch_lnk_2&qid=1567145508&sr=8-2">https://www.amazon.com/Kamon/e/B00B09K7XA?ref=sr_ntt_srch_lnk_2&qid=1567145508&sr=8-2</a><br /> I also give ESL and French tutoring and I am pleased to share my videos and worksheets with all of you.

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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busanteacher
2019-03-14 12:52:46
Fun! Except questions 5 and 7 could have multiple correct answers.
ElenaEf
2019-03-15 19:31:45
Thanks a lot for your job!
TeacherDiane555
2019-03-22 09:08:31
Thank you for your comments, I added choices on questions 5 and 7 :-)
angelopusey
2019-07-12 14:52:08
the #12 was the easy is i touch on the (b) but it was a pair wrong but the quiz was realy good i like it
angelopusey
2019-07-12 14:52:11
the #12 was the easy is i touch on the (b) but it was a pair wrong but the quiz was realy good i like it