Present simple vs present continuous A1/A2

Arhodie January 01, 2019

Task description & scene summary

Task description:
Practice present simple vs present continuous with this interactive video. Where should we use present simple and where it is better to use present continuous? Negations included
Scene summary:
This is a CGI short about kids playing on the playground. Some of them are swinging on the swings, and others are playing soccer.
Video length: 7 minutes 42 seconds
Lesson type: Grammar practice
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Copyright license: iSLCollective Copyright License
First published: 2019-01-01, 10:49:28 (GMT+1)
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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."

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Video quiz questions (printable)

1) What are the kids doing?

  • They play football
  • They are playing football
  • They plays football
  • She is playing football

2) When do kids play on the playground?

  • The kids are playing on the playground.
  • The kids plays on the playground in the morning.
  • The kids play on the playground in the morning.
  • The kids are playing in the school.

3)

Put the words in order: doing? the is What boy

4)

Put the words in order: the What is doing? boy

5) Where are the girls playing with dolls?

  • The girls are playing with cars.
  • The girl plays with the dolls on the playground.
  • The girl is playing with the doll
  • The girls are playing with dolls on the playground

6)

Put the words in order: does the boy feel? How

7)

Fill the gap: The boy ________________________ laughing.

8) What is the girl doing?

Correct the wrong word: The girl smiles at the boy.

9)

Find the extra word: The boy stopped the wheelchair now.

10) What is the boy doing?

  • The boy hits the wall
  • The boy are hit the wall
  • The boy is hitting the wall
  • The boy are hitting the wall

11)

Put the words in order: kids games? Where play do

12) What does the boy do?

  • The boy falls down on the floor.
  • The boy is falling down on the floor.
  • The boy fall down on the floor.
  • The boys are falling on the floor.

13)

Match the items:
The kids...are helping the boy.
They are...on the playground.
The boy...is flying through the wall.

14)

Correct the wrong word: The boy are looking at the girl.

15)

Find the extra word: The kids be are talking with the boy.

16) What is the boy doing?

Fill the gap: The boy is ________________________ the ball.

17)

Put the words in order: What is the girl doing?

18)

Correct the wrong word: The boy is very sad

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

Comments

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roni3178
2019-01-02 13:18:07
What a great video! thanks
ManuelaRocha
2019-01-02 15:43:27
Amazing video to work with young students! Thank you so much for sharing!
allanenasheva
2019-01-02 22:32:28
Thanks for the video! It's very touching. I'm sure my students will appreciate it.
VickieBrown
2019-01-18 10:42:12
Thanks very much! So inspiring!
tdarriba
2020-03-31 12:11:16
Wonderful activity! Thank you!
estefizabala
2020-04-20 13:59:29
Thank you!! Lovely activity
WCapehart
2020-07-26 02:18:09
Very well done and nice selection!
ViktoriiaChepurna
2020-09-17 11:14:38
Thank you for this brilliant idea!
aledec
2020-11-05 10:34:21
Really useful for my students!!!
jungle54
2020-11-13 10:22:59
thanks a lot!
Mytutor2
2021-02-17 06:39:04
It is really a useful activity.Thank you very much.
elenantik
2021-02-18 12:16:21
Thank you very much for the material.
SERMUM
2021-04-28 11:02:57
THANK YOU VERY MUCH
Manucraft0198
2021-07-14 19:01:05
YOU ARE STUPID NOOB HAHAHA GET ME ROBUX OR I HACK YOU
eliotschool
2021-11-01 08:49:24
Love this activity!!