Present continuous - stative verbs

GabrielaGarcia April 11, 2018

Task description & scene summary

Task description:
While the students watch the video, they should select the correct answer related to stative verbs.
Scene summary:
The video is a version of our lives: everybody following ad signs, looking for happiness, working for money
Video source: Happiness
Video length: 4 minutes 17 seconds
Lesson type: Grammar practice
Copyright license: Creative Commons Attribution License
First published: 2018-04-11, 21:34:09 (GMT+1)
About the author
In love with teaching. Always crafting new ways to inspire my students.

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Video quiz questions (printable)

1) Which sentence is correct?

  • The rats are running.
  • The rats run.

2) Which sentence is correct?

  • The rats want to take the train.
  • The rats are wanting to take the train.

3) The streets __________________.

  • are seeming to be full
  • seem to be full

4) He ________________ the ad signs.

  • is following
  • follows

5) He ______________ happy.

  • is appearing to be
  • appears to be

6) They ____________ on Black Friday.

  • love buying
  • are loving buying

7) The rats ________________.

  • are fighting
  • fight

8) He ______________ a red car at the moment.

  • drives
  • is driving

9) It ______________ .

  • is raining
  • rains

10) He _______________ it is the purest happiness.

  • thinks
  • is thinking

11) He _______________ now.

  • flies
  • is flying

12) All the rats _________________ .

  • work
  • are working

About the author

In love with teaching. Always crafting new ways to inspire my students.

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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shortandchinese
2018-04-27 07:33:40
This is really interesting - thanks!
rachieatwork
2020-01-07 07:19:33
Love this. Thanks so much!
PauCabrefiga
2021-10-01 09:23:08
That perverse...
PauCabrefiga
2021-10-01 09:24:00
But the animation is bery good. Good job bro.
Miruca1958
2021-10-21 06:48:19
Thanks so much. Its perfect. After finetuning on Present Simple and Progressive I ask them to write an essy- Can money make you a happy person?