Post-It-Love (ESL Vocabulary Activities)

Kisdobos January 26, 2020

Task description & scene summary

Task description:
There are a variety of vocab practice tasks (e.g. scrambled sentence, create a sentence, find the wrong word) in this ESL video quiz, intended to complement Kieran Donaghy's Pre-intermediate (A2) – Intermediate (B1) lesson on FilmEnglish: http://film-english.com/2012/03/24/post-it-love/
Scene summary:
Two co-workers are to shy to ask each other out, but instead they come up with a novel way of communicating with each other. A very lovable short film of less than 3 minutes.
Video source: Post-It Love
Video length: 2 minutes 43 seconds
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Copyright license: Creative Commons Attribution Share Alike License
First published: 2020-01-26, 00:44:58 (GMT+1)
About the author
I am one of the co-founders of iSLCollective.com. I had taught English in many contexts, as a private tutor, then in companies, and in high schools. I am active in creating video quizzes on our video quiz platform.

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) Which word is NOT acceptable: The two workers are photocopying side by side in two ... rooms.

  • adjacent
  • adjoining
  • adorable

2) The colleagues ... at each other.

  • glance
  • wink
  • blink
  • nod

3) What does he find on his desk?

Answer the question using your own words

4)

Put the words in order: rolls sun window. made stuck to a Post-it the notes from on up She find the curtain only

5) Create a sentence using these words: face, light, sight

Answer the question using your own words

6) She takes a ridiculous amount of post-it notes ... the warning on the wall.

  • however
  • nonetheless
  • contrary to
  • although
  • despite

7)

Correct the wrong word: He is captured by her while making an enormous portrait of the two of them.

Vocabulary list

  • adjacent: next to something else
  • adjoining: next to something else
  • adorable: lovable
  • glance: take a short look at
  • wink: close and open one eye quickly, typically to indicate that something is a joke or a secret or as a signal of affection or greeting
  • blink: shut and open the eyes quickly.
  • nod: lower and raise one's head slightly and briefly, especially in greeting, agreeing or understanding
  • light up: someone's face or eyes lights up in joy, e.g. they look happy
  • at the sight of: when seeing
  • despite: in spite of; without being affected by
  • capture: capture = take into one's possession or control by force
  • catch: here: notice

About the author

I am one of the co-founders of iSLCollective.com. I had taught English in many contexts, as a private tutor, then in companies, and in high schools. I am active in creating video quizzes on our video quiz platform.

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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