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Present Simple vs. Present Continuous

MSMKH November 13, 2017

Task description & scene summary

A very sweet and sad video about a little girl who lost her leg to cancer, and is relearning how to dance. Student describe what is happening in the film, alternating between present simple and present continuous tense. Mostly gap fill style questions.
Scene summary:
A very sweet and sad video about a little girl who lost her leg to cancer, and is relearning how to dance. Student describe what is happening in the film, alternating between present simple and present continuous tense. Mostly gap fill style questions.
Lesson type: Grammar practice
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Student types:
Copyright license: iSLCollective Copyright License
First published: 2017-11-13, 16:52:01 (GMT+1)

About the author

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) Fill in the gap with the verb in the correct tense.

Fill the gap: Scarlet ________________________ (to be) awake.

2) Fill in the gap with the verb in the correct tense.

Fill the gap: Scarlet ________________________ (to have) one leg.

3) Fill in the gap with the verb in the correct tense.

Fill the gap: Scarlet and her mother ________________________ (to drive) to school.

4) Fill in the gap with the verb in the correct tense.

Fill the gap: Scarlet ________________________ (to go) to school, everyday.

5) Fill in the gap with the verb in the correct tense.

Fill the gap: Scarlet ________________________ (to watch) her mother talk to her teacher.

6) Fill in the gap with the verb in the correct tense.

Fill the gap: Scarlet ________________________ (not swim) with the other children.

7) Fill in the gap with the verb in the correct tense.

Fill the gap: Scarlet ________________________ (to want) to dance.

8) Fill in the gap with the verb in the correct tense.

Fill the gap: All mothers ________________________ (to care) about their children.

9) Unscramble the sentence

Put the words in order: What wearing? Scarlet is

10) Fill in the gap with the verb in the correct tense.

Fill the gap: Scarlet ________________________ (to wear) a tutu.

11) Fill in the gap with the verb in the correct tense.

Fill the gap: The boy ________________________ (not be) happy.

12) Fill in the gap with the verb in the correct tense.

Fill the gap: The boy ________________________ (not have) green eyes.

13) Fill in the gap with the verb in the correct tense.

Fill the gap: This film ________________________ (not be) a comedy.

About the author

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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Evyjoand
2017-11-13 17:06:00
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yasemin1986
2017-11-13 19:09:39
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ELL_Morgan_State
2017-11-13 23:20:21
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paulinenoriega
2017-11-13 23:20:46
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paulinenoriega
2017-11-13 23:24:40
OMG! This is brilliant! Not only do you apply academic education with this video, but also, interpersonal consciousness about what is important in our values as human beings! I applaud your keen sense of bringing awareness to so many of us who take even the smallest things for granted. I will share this video with my kiddos. AMAZING! Thank you for sharing.
sutan
2017-11-14 06:20:11
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esmasila
2017-11-14 08:39:36
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laureleaf
2017-11-14 09:40:57
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Rovasou
2017-11-14 10:44:18
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MagaliFourreNilsson
2017-11-14 11:08:45
Good! Thanks. The last gap is confusing for the students as they suddenly have to write in the past tense.
cellow
2017-11-14 12:05:22
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Dominikaaa
2017-11-14 13:09:37
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badevil
2017-11-14 16:03:22
Thank you very much. I will present this video to my class in the very near future. The end is a bit confusing (simple past tense) as are the short forms. But, anyway, thank you very much!
kristal
2017-11-14 18:16:08
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badevil
2017-11-14 19:22:02
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paolasol
2017-11-14 19:24:46
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cindyyy033
2017-11-14 20:17:03
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cindyyy033
2017-11-14 20:17:41
Thanks a million!
Bahoush1
2017-11-15 02:03:32
love it! thanks!!!!!
Bahoush1
2017-11-15 02:03:49
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Bahoush1
2017-11-15 02:06:35
so beautiful and what a lesson can be taught with audio, video and fill in the blanks!!! you're so smart!! thank you!