HELPING LEARNERS USE CHUNKS COMMUNICATIVELY

 

In this video we talk about how we can help our students use chunks communicatively - we share 4 ideas that have worked well for us in the classroom. We’re using an interactive video quiz in one of our ideas, which you can find here.

Enjoy!

Anna Csíky

iSLCollective teacher trainer

Task description & scene summary

Task description:
Students will watch "Boss Baby" and answer questions related to the video material.
Scene summary:
Parents bring home the "boss baby," creating tension between the baby and son, leading to difficulties between the two.
Video length: 1 minute 56 seconds
Lesson type: Grammar practice
Student types:
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Copyright license: Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial License
First published: 2018-09-08, 03:06:58 (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 boy's name was:

  • Tom
  • John
  • Tim
  • Jim

2) Change the following from direct speech to indirect speech: "Meet your new baby brother." said Tim's dad.

Answer the question using your own words

3) Click on the baby walker in the picture shown:

4) Change the following from direct speech to indirect speech: "He carries a briefcase." Tim said.

  • Tim said /that/ he carries briefcase.
  • Tim says /that/ he carried briefcase
  • Tim said /that/ he carried a briefcase.
  • Tim said to him "he is carrying briefcase

5) Unscramble the sentence in the correct order:

Put the words in order: your him heart. day Trust all to you're with going love one me,

6) What did Tim say in response to his dad?

  • yes
  • no
  • never
  • ever

7) What did Tim hear from the boss baby's room?

  • The boss baby was crying.
  • The boss baby was laughing.
  • The boss baby was talking in an adult's voice.
  • The boss baby was screaming.

8) Change the following from direct speech to indirect speech: "Hands up baby!" Tim told the boss baby.

Answer the question using your own words

9) Change direct speech into indirect speech. "You can talk" Tim told the boss baby.

Answer the question using your own words

10) What did the boss baby answer to Tim?

  • He is boss baby.
  • He is the boss.
  • I'm the boss.
  • I'm boss baby.

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

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arboleda123
2020-02-22 02:23:36
Terrific!! this is my first time. I loved this.
esraen
2020-03-27 16:32:20
Thank you!! This is fantastic!!
Sousayeh
2020-04-04 09:12:35
I loved it and I am sure my students will, too.
starks2003
2020-06-25 05:50:22
thanks a lot!
stellita
2021-03-21 05:11:07
Excellent exercise to practice reported speech. Thanks a lot.
esraen
2021-05-24 19:02:44
It's a great activity thaaaanks!!
dollydhawan
2021-07-02 18:44:02
Thank you! Wonderful activity
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2021-09-23 07:23:58
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