Task description & scene summary

Task description:
Students watch and practise reported speech statements and questions.
Scene summary:
This scene is from Sherlock - The Great Game. Sherlock is bored and wants to have a new case.
Video length: 3 minutes 34 seconds
Video genre: TV/Netflix series
Lesson type: Grammar practice
Student types:
Copyright license: Creative Commons Attribution License
First published: 2018-03-04, 16:38:49 (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) Transform the sentences into Reported Speech. "What the hell are you doing?"

Fill the gap: John asked ________________________

2) Bored!

Fill the gap: Sherlock exclaimed that ________________________

3) I'm starving.

Fill the gap: John said that ________________________

4) There's a head in the fridge.

Fill the gap: John said that ________________________

5) I'm measuring the coagulation of saliva after death.

Fill the gap: Sherlock reported that ________________________

6) You've written up the taxi driver case.

Fill the gap: Sherlock said that John ________________________

7) There was a lot of pink.

Fill the gap: John noticed that ________________________

8) The Earth goes round the Sun.

Fill the gap: John mentioned that ________________________

9) Stop inflicting your opinions on the world!

Fill the gap: Sherlock asked John ________________________

10) Where are you going?

Fill the gap: Sherlock asked John ________________________

11) Have you two had a little domestic?

Fill the gap: Mrs Hudson wondered ________________________

12) What have you done to my bloody wall?!

Fill the gap: Mrs Hudson wanted to know ________________________

13) I'm putting this on your rent.

Fill the gap: She notified that ________________________

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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AnnabelleLachaise
2019-11-01 11:05:00
here is the sherlock printable to go with video
AnnabelleLachaise
2019-11-08 12:33:05
Thanks for this video lesson. It was really good for my advanced students learning english as a foreign language. Especially good for listening comprehension.
Daredevil75
2020-02-18 17:03:59
Thank you so much for your wonderful effort.
DESPINA
2020-05-04 07:49:58
thank you
tasoulakinali
2020-05-05 07:47:31
Thank you for sharing!
maiaelisa
2020-05-06 15:02:34
Thank you for sharing. It's excellent.
marialisa
2020-05-24 15:52:40
what a great idea ! thank you so much !
Sigry
2020-10-02 12:10:55
It´s great! Thanks!
ftsszr
2020-10-02 20:07:18
thanks a lot
arianeviecelli
2020-11-09 18:34:44
Great activity, thanks!
eFEL
2021-03-12 10:43:53
That's fantastic! Thank you so much!
Paoreyes02
2021-06-29 23:02:15
Many thanks! My students enjoyed the activity, it was great practice prior to the exam.
gerchuska
2021-09-14 18:10:06
Great practice! Thanks!