Santa Claus is coming to town - vocabulary

elisacavanna December 23, 2019

Task description & scene summary

Task description:
Students listen to this Christmas song and check if they understand the words of the song.
Scene summary:
This is a famous Christmas song by Mariah Carey. This version is by Michael Bublè
Video length: 2 minutes 52 seconds
Video genre: Music video
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Copyright license: Creative Commons Attribution License
First published: 2019-12-23, 22:49:54 (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."

Kieran Donaghy,
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Video quiz questions (printable)

1) Abbina i versi della canzone alla traduzione in italiano (clicca prima su un verso e poi sulla sua traduzione)

Match the items:
I'm telling you whyè meglio non fare il broncio
you better watch outè meglio non piangere
you better not cryti dico il perchè
You better not poutè meglio che stai attento

2) Abbina i versi della canzone alla traduzione

Match the items:
He's checking it twiceLui scoprirà
He's making a listSta facendo un elenco
He's gonna find outChi è cattivo o buono
Who's naughty or niceLo sta controllando due volte

3) Riordina le parole

Put the words in order: sleeping He you're when sees you

4) Riordina le parole

Put the words in order: you're when And knows he awake

5) He knows if you've been...WHAT?

  • bad or good
  • a good boy
  • sad or smile

6) Correggi

Correct the wrong word: you better watch up

7) Completa la frase con la parola mancante

Fill the gap: Santa Claus is coming to ________________________

8) Completa la frase con la parola mancante

Fill the gap: He sees ________________________ when you're sleeping

9) Cosa significa il verbo TO KNOW?

Answer the question using your own words

10) You better ...

  • watch out
  • go out
  • find out

11) You better not

  • cry
  • day
  • smile

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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