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Past tense verbs (regular and irregular)

kuska22 February 16, 2017

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Task description & scene summary

Despicable Me 3 preview; identifying past tense verbs.
Scene summary:
Lesson type: Asking about the visuals ("What can/could you see?")
Level:
Student types:
Copyright license: iSLCollective Copyright License
First published: 2017-02-16, 18:34:29 (GMT+1)

About the author

We highly recommend this award-winning e-book by Nik Peachey about how to use video in your teaching.
Includes practical tips for engaging classroom activities.

iSLCollective is a member of The Visual Arts Circle, a community of practice made up of language teaching professionals, teachers, teacher trainers, writers, editors, researchers, designers, illustrators, artists, photographers, and filmmakers, all with a shared belief that visual arts – drawing, painting, sculpture, design, crafts, photography, video, and filmmaking – should have a larger role in language education. Click here to visit the website.

Video quiz questions (printable)

1) Identify the past tense verb that goes in the sentence.

Fill the gap: The vehicles ________________________ up and down in the street.

2) Identify the past tense verb that fits in the sentence.

Fill the gap: Gru's vehicle ________________________ the other car.

3) Identify which verb goes in the sentence.

Fill the gap: The man ________________________ a bubble with his gum.

4) Identify the verbs the guy just did.

  • laughed, flipped, and swam
  • drove, laughed, and danced
  • flipped, danced, and snuck
  • cried, flipped, and snuck

5) Identify the verbs that just happened in the video.

  • threw and yelled
  • threw and stuck
  • ate and slipped
  • yelled and stuck

6) Identify the verb the man just said.

Fill the gap: "That's a man ________________________ shoulder pads!"

7) Identify which verbs just happened.

  • rolled and shot
  • threw and hid
  • blew up and shot
  • threw and blew up

8) Identify the verb that goes in the sentence.

Fill the gap: Lucy's motorcycle ________________________ out of the water.

9) Identify what verbs Gru just did.

  • flew, yelled, and danced
  • flew, yelled, and walked
  • swam, screamed, and walked
  • swam, yelled, and danced

10) Unscramble the sentence to identify the verbs.

Put the words in order: villain shot, the danced, punched, and Gru at other. kicked each and

11) Identify the missing verb.

Fill the gap: When the villain played the keyboard all of Gru's clothes ________________________ off!

12) Unscramble the sentence to identify the past tense verbs.

Put the words in order: to "Happy Dan. the Gru from Birthday" sang hung and gum

About the author

We highly recommend this award-winning e-book by Nik Peachey about how to use video in your teaching.
Includes practical tips for engaging classroom activities.

iSLCollective is a member of The Visual Arts Circle, a community of practice made up of language teaching professionals, teachers, teacher trainers, writers, editors, researchers, designers, illustrators, artists, photographers, and filmmakers, all with a shared belief that visual arts – drawing, painting, sculpture, design, crafts, photography, video, and filmmaking – should have a larger role in language education. Click here to visit the website.

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claris77
2017-02-17 08:55:58
Thanks
mewx
2017-02-23 11:03:11
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renanrduarte
2017-03-08 22:58:29
How is the student supposed to make out which verb you're gonna use? Not even I was able to figure it out, too many possibilities. NEXT!
Daiva22
2017-04-03 20:38:17
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luzmfgo2012@gmail.com
2017-04-09 19:21:40
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Angelalop
2017-04-19 18:19:43
this is too difficult for A2 level
rinaforsait
2017-05-26 13:56:29
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rinaforsait
2017-05-26 14:08:24
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