The Seven Crystal Balls / Tintin / part 5/ General reading comprehension

TeacherDiane555 September 16, 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:
Listen attentively and answer the reading and inference questions at the best of your ability.
Scene summary:
This is the last part of Tintin and the Seven Crystal Balls. Tintin and the Captain are following clues to finally discover that Calculus has been kidnapped and is on his way to Peru, the land of the Incas.
Video length: 11 minutes 5 seconds
Video genre: Cartoon / tale for kids (e.g. Tom & Jerry, Simon's cat, Peppa Pig, Mr. Bean)
Lesson type: Deep listening comprehension - Meaning check ("Do you understand what it means?")
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Copyright license: Creative Commons Attribution License
First published: 2019-09-16, 09:46:32 (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) Hergé who is the author of Tintin''s books always insert a drawing of himself in his books. Tap on Hergé.

2)

Fill the gap: All the explorers are doing the same thing at the ________________________ time.

3) The best specialists in the country have been called in.

  • This sentence is in the active voice
  • This sentence is in the passive voice

4) Why had the Captain been sitting by the phone for days ?

Answer the question using your own words

5) No time to stop and jabber, son. Give a synonym of jabber?

Answer the question using your own words

6) What tumbled down the stairs with Snowy is called...?

Answer the question using your own words

7) Let's go! Is this exclamatory or imperative?

Answer the question using your own words

8) How did the kidnappers plan to get away?

Answer the question using your own words

9) Where is this ship heading for?

Answer the question using your own words

10)

Put the words in order: has seen around see ask if anyone Let's Calculus. and

11) Not a single, solitary lead... Find a synonym of lead

  • hat
  • clue
  • meaning
  • worry

12) What do you think just happened?

Answer the question using your own words

13) Why does Snowy keep bringing back the hat?

Answer the question using your own words

14) Who do they have to find?

Answer the question using your own words

15) Around which dock did the kids find the hat?

Answer the question using your own words

16) Which country is the land of the Incas?

Answer the question using your own words

17) How long will they arrive in Peru before the boat?

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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