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 have to rewrite direct speech into indirect speech from the dialogues of Coco.
Scene summary:
Students will have to rewrite direct speech into indirect speech from the dialogues of Coco.
Video length: 2 minutes 27 seconds
Video genre: Film trailer
Lesson type: Grammar practice
Copyright license: iSLCollective Copyright License
First published: 2020-04-07, 13:52:19 (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) Miguel said, "Someone can hear me."

Fill the gap: ________________________

2) Miguel said, "I know I am not supposed to love music."

Fill the gap: ________________________

3)

Put the words in order: great-grandma the been My of greatest Coco's father all time. had musician

4) Miguel said, "One day, he left with his guitar."

Fill the gap: ________________________

5) The man asked, "Who is in there?"

Fill the gap: ________________________

6) Miguel asked, "What is going on?"

Fill the gap: ________________________

7) Miguel said, "You got to stay with me, boy."

Fill the gap: ________________________

8) The announcer said, "Please be on the lookout for a living boy."

Fill the gap: ________________________

9) Miguel said, "I am walking like a skeleton."

Fill the gap: ________________________

10) Hector told Miguel, "But you can change that."

Fill the gap: ________________________

11) Miguel asked, "What happens at sunrise?"

Fill the gap: ________________________

12) The man told Miguel, "You will be stuck here forever."

Fill the gap: ________________________

13) Ernesto said, "One cannot deny what was meant to be."

Fill the gap: ________________________

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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Nelly7286
2020-10-06 22:27:45
No
DEVRIMASYA
2021-05-27 10:20:28
Wonderful activity:) thank you
Holanin
2021-05-31 09:41:38
Que mierda es esta
Holanin
2021-05-31 09:42:18
Metete Disney por el culo
ivanaortecho
2021-07-22 14:30:52
1) Miguel said that someone could hear him 2) Miguel said that he knows he's not supposed to love music 3) My great-grandma Coco's father had been the greatest musician of all time 4) Miguel said that one day he had left with his guitar 5) The man asked if/whether who was in there 6) Miguel asked if/whether what was going on 7) Miguel said that you have gotten to stay with him, boy 8) The announcer said that please be on the lookout for a living boy 9) Miguel said that he was walking like a skeleton 10) Hector told Miguel that he could change that 11) Miguel asked if/whether what happened at sunrise 12) The man told Miguel that he would be stuck there forever 13) Ernesto said that one couldn't deny what was meant to be
DaniChani
2021-10-12 08:03:47
Great idea but I would not grade this as A2 level. My average B2 students struggled with it!
mdunya77
2022-02-06 19:27:59
It's been really useful, especially for my adult students ;)
PNCotard
2022-02-14 23:59:32
Great video and great excercise! My adult students loved it! Thank you and thank you for putting the solutions on the comments, it saved me some time :)