The Seven Crystal Balls Part Two Advanced Grammar Practice by TeacherDiane

TeacherDiane555 July 11, 2019

Filter Bubbles by ESL Brains - Anna’s favourite video quizzes EP 05

In this episode we are showcasing a video quiz by our user ESL Brains, a great blog written by two English teachers who produce lesson plans around hot topics that will be relevant for most of the adult students you teach. Apart from showing you parts of the quiz, we will also give you a quick tour of the ESL Brains blog and say what we particularly like about their lesson plans - and talk about our shared mission! :)

The original video quiz can be found here on our site: 

And here is the full lesson plan on the ESL Brains blog: 

Enjoy!

Anna Csíky, iSLCollective Teacher Trainer

Task description & scene summary

Task description:
There are clauses, simple, compound and complex sentences. Read the questions attentively and enjoy learning.
Scene summary:
The seven members of an expedition in the Andes brought back an Inca mummy but the mummy curse has followed them.
Video length: 6 minutes 46 seconds
Video genre: Cartoon / tale for kids (e.g. Tom & Jerry, Simon's cat, Peppa Pig, Mr. Bean)
Lesson type: Grammar practice
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Copyright license: Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial Share Alike License
First published: 2019-07-11, 08:46:46 (GMT+1)

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About the author

HI, I have been teaching all my life, French and English ESL. I am now retired and I write and illustrate children's picture book in both languages under the pen name of Kamon. <br /> <a href="https://www.amazon.com/Kamon/e/B00B09K7XA?ref=sr_ntt_srch_lnk_2&qid=1567145508&sr=8-2" target="_blank" title="https://www.amazon.com/Kamon/e/B00B09K7XA?ref=sr_ntt_srch_lnk_2&qid=1567145508&sr=8-2">https://www.amazon.com/Kamon/e/B00B09K7XA?ref=sr_ntt_srch_lnk_2&qid=1567145508&sr=8-2</a><br /> I also give ESL and French tutoring and I am pleased to share my videos and worksheets with all of you.

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 police ...

  • has just come
  • have just come

2) How can you tell the twin policemen apart?

Answer the question using your own words

3) Then these are deliberate attacks.

  • phrase
  • simple sentence
  • compound sentence

4) By looking at Mr. Falconer's room you can tell that...?

Answer the question using your own words

5) Which word is a helping verb in the sentence ? They should all stay away from the windows.

Answer the question using your own words

6) But why ?

  • clause
  • phrase

7) What is the plate number of the red car?

Answer the question using your own words

8) Here we are sir, twenty-six Labrador Road.

  • phrase
  • dependant clause
  • simple sentence

9) How many member of the expedition have escaped the mummy curse so far?

  • 3
  • 1
  • none
  • 2

10) Find in your dictionary or on Google search what is a "LEPIDOPTERA"

Answer the question using your own words

11) A butterfly bomb?

  • independant clause
  • simple sentence
  • phrase

12) Watch out !

  • Declarative
  • Interrogative
  • Imperative
  • Exclamatory

13) Find ALL the synonyms for the word defusing ?

  • creating
  • disarming
  • disabling
  • desactiviting
  • taking out

14) Someone's out there!

  • Interrogative sentence
  • Imperative sentence
  • Declarative sentence
  • Exclamatory sentence

15) Hang on Snowy; I'm coming.

  • compound sentence
  • complex sentence

16) You made all that fuss for a cat while our man gets away.

  • Simple sentence
  • Compound sentence
  • Complex sentence

17) What kind of word are "not", "quite" and "almost" ?

  • adjectives
  • prepositions
  • adverbs
  • conjunctions

18) How many bottles were on the tray?

Answer the question using your own words

About the author

HI, I have been teaching all my life, French and English ESL. I am now retired and I write and illustrate children's picture book in both languages under the pen name of Kamon. <br /> <a href="https://www.amazon.com/Kamon/e/B00B09K7XA?ref=sr_ntt_srch_lnk_2&qid=1567145508&sr=8-2" target="_blank" title="https://www.amazon.com/Kamon/e/B00B09K7XA?ref=sr_ntt_srch_lnk_2&qid=1567145508&sr=8-2">https://www.amazon.com/Kamon/e/B00B09K7XA?ref=sr_ntt_srch_lnk_2&qid=1567145508&sr=8-2</a><br /> I also give ESL and French tutoring and I am pleased to share my videos and worksheets with all of you.

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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