Reflection

mermaid72 January 27, 2019

How has the role of video changed in language teaching in the past few years? - Interview with Kieran Donaghy 

Hello from Barcelona, the Film and Video in Language Teaching course, where we recorded a special episode for the iSLCollective video quiz channel. In it we ask Kieran Donaghy of film-english.com, who runs the course, how he views the changes in ELT regarding video in the past few years. 

Enjoy!

Anna Csíky, iSLCollective Teacher Trainer

Task description & scene summary

Task description:
The students are going to work with synonyms and revise some phrasal verbs and prepositions.
Scene summary:
When a high school girl tries to give up what she loves in order to fit in, her reflection comes to life to remind her of her true self.
Video length: 2 minutes 17 seconds
Video genre: Cartoon / tale for kids (e.g. Tom & Jerry, Simon's cat, Peppa Pig, Mr. Bean)
Lesson type: Asking about the visuals ("What can/could you see?")
Level:
Student types:
Copyright license: iSLCollective Copyright License
First published: 2019-01-27, 10:26:53 (GMT+1)

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

Video quiz questions (printable)

1) The girl is playing....

  • follow the leader
  • ice hockey
  • curling

2) There is a pair of ... in her locker.

  • boots
  • shoes
  • skates
  • skis

3) She's got a ... in her hand.

  • memory stick
  • coffee stick
  • lipstick

4)

Fill the gap: We all ________________________ what we are.

5)

Put the words in order: clean face. should Kate, on your you that up Well probably mess

6)

Put the words in order: I told ugly rid you get to those of skates.

7)

Fill the gap: Oh yeah, I'm going ________________________ them today.

8) Yeah, because they were ....all the hallway.

  • spreading
  • stinking
  • smelling

9) The girls is .... (more than one answer)

  • angry
  • annoyed
  • frustrated
  • fed up
  • satisfied

10) The girl is about to ... her skates. (more than on eanswer)

  • dump
  • get rid of
  • keep
  • throw away
  • throw up

11)

Put the words in order: her. is reflection up Her trying catch to with mirror

12) There is an ....

  • obstacle
  • hedge
  • omen

13)

Fill the gap: The girl recollects the happy moments of ________________________ ice-hockey.

14) Where is the girl now?

Fill the gap: She is ________________________ again playing hockey.

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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JBarDom
2019-01-28 17:18:56
Great message through this video. I think it promotes self-esteem and makes our learners more critical about themselves.