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:
Students watch an episode from Tom and Jerry and practise the past simple tense, especially irregular verbs.
Scene summary:
Students watch an episode from Tom and Jerry and practise the past simple tense, especially irregular verbs.
Video length: 2 minutes 25 seconds
Dialect:
Copyright license: Creative Commons Attribution License
First published: 2017-08-24, 10:48:45 (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) Complete the sentence using past simple Tom_____ (eat) the Goldfish.

Fill the gap: Tom ________________________ the Goldfish.

2) Jerry and the Goldfish________ (run) away from Tom.

Fill the gap: Jerry and the Goldfish ________________________ away from Tom.

3) Jerry ________ (hit) Tom.

Fill the gap: Jerry ________________________ Tom.

4) Tom ___________ (shoot) the Goldfish.

Fill the gap: Tom ________________________ the Goldfish.

5) Jerry ______ (save) the Goldfish.

Fill the gap: Jerry ________________________ the Goldfish.

6) Tom _______ (catch) the Goldfish.

Fill the gap: Tom ________________________ the Goldfish.

7) Tom ______ (chop) the potato.

Fill the gap: Tom ________________________ the potato.

8) Jerry _______ (put) Tom's tail under his paw.

Fill the gap: Jerry ________________________ Tom's tail under his paw.

9) The pot ________ (blow) up.

Fill the gap: The pot ________________________ up.

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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Haiha1988
2017-08-25 05:28:01
Thanks
nelitav
2017-08-25 05:36:09
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huonggiangnguyen
2017-08-25 10:15:06
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lizziesantanna
2017-08-25 11:38:33
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Scherbatsky
2017-08-25 11:52:45
Thank you!
Sigurd
2017-08-25 12:10:19
Thanks :)
Stephy1903
2017-08-25 17:16:09
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huepxknn111
2017-08-26 01:32:47
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huepxknn111
2017-08-26 01:33:09
thank you so much
bella0915
2017-08-26 02:40:07
thanks ~really helpful
carvacho
2017-08-27 20:29:02
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armando.villa
2017-08-28 00:38:28
excellent
Anka55
2017-08-28 18:19:01
You’re welcome, my dear colleagues!
tantana
2017-09-06 09:36:33
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Ivan_Solonovish
2017-09-06 11:03:18
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skSandra
2017-09-16 09:11:59
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Jlen
2017-09-18 08:06:20
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mch1978
2017-10-19 18:14:26
Excellent!
Chaney433
2018-01-30 01:57:22
Thank you!
GalinaSiqueira
2018-03-06 13:44:33
Thank you so much for your work!
ggnsr
2018-03-15 18:22:48
wonderful
ritamoretti
2018-03-28 07:37:22
Thanks for sharing!
Lananhmy1705
2018-04-16 14:57:07
thanks a lot :)
leakozlek
2018-04-17 15:46:40
Awesome! First video that I'm using.
missvale123
2018-06-09 18:42:42
THANKS
Jansaya12
2018-08-09 13:51:42
thanks, but how can i download it
emynoaman
2018-09-19 18:04:36
wonderful thanks for this nice video
emynoaman
2018-09-19 18:04:42
wonderful thanks for this nice video
emynoaman
2018-09-19 18:05:48
many thanks
Rupert Braun
2018-10-10 08:26:37
Thanks very helpful.
Rupert Braun
2018-10-10 08:26:41
Thanks very helpful.
Virgoletta
2018-12-10 10:07:19
What a lovely activity! Thanks a lot!
ivanka21
2019-01-27 11:04:17
Thank you very much! The kids loved it.
Robinor
2019-02-17 21:49:44
my students enjoyed it a lot. Thank you
elt1607
2019-02-26 18:32:48
I m from Turkiye and I thank you so much
rspremium
2019-03-16 15:45:45
so nice
ivanka21
2019-04-09 22:14:09
My kids loved it. Thanks!
phoenixphire
2019-08-30 11:33:59
perfect ! thanks
clrusinque8
2019-10-24 00:19:48
thanks a lot
jona10
2019-11-16 11:52:30
thanks
mocharellita73
2019-12-04 06:47:24
I love this wonderful video because it is from my time when I was a kid. It is really interesting. I really appreciate this video. Thanks a lot for sharing dear author!
mocharellita73
2019-12-04 06:52:51
Thanks a lot! Good contribution and cooperation for the teachers.
GODzillata
2019-12-12 16:22:43
Thank you!
elena.s.c_12
2020-03-12 17:12:07
thanks
Gillfera
2020-03-25 02:28:42
Very helpful for beginner level students. Thanks for the video
krzysiekbitner1995
2020-03-30 13:44:31
thanks
david1310
2020-04-19 13:26:11
GREAT! THANKS FOR YOUR TIME AND EFFORT.
graziella100
2020-04-21 10:07:50
Great! Thank you :)
tamshiatsu
2020-04-22 10:53:07
Hi, Im a teacher in Israel, seeking some material, I tried your video, since I grew up on TomJerry. I will try it with some of my classes. Now that we are on home learning. Tamar .
Nevsy
2020-04-22 16:38:52
A very funny way of learning past tenses.
katd53
2020-05-04 11:59:07
Thank you!
Silfreitas
2020-05-12 19:38:53
Thanks . I liked this activity
laurasarralde
2020-05-14 10:06:58
gracias
lallamina7
2020-06-05 20:50:01
thank you
Dimonweb
2020-06-17 20:46:54
Thank you so much!
hasmik74
2020-06-25 08:59:05
It's awesome, thanks
amfer210
2020-06-29 13:12:43
poop
albacarolina
2020-07-06 20:45:03
Thanks for this amazing activity! My students will love it!
ositodepeluche
2020-07-24 15:09:34
wonderful! I love it!
abel.garcia.iglesias
2020-08-04 22:10:17
thanks! is very interesting and funny
MISSISNANCY
2020-08-11 00:19:34
THANK YOU FOR YOUR HELP. THIS IS A GREAT ACTIVITY