Sherlock and Watson's first meeting: modal verbs

mulixita October 02, 2019
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:
The student will practice modal verbs, such as might, might not, must, can and can't.
Scene summary:
Watson is looking for a flat to share and Sherlock is looking for a flatmate, so they meet for the first time.
Video length: 4 minutes 11 seconds
Lesson type: Grammar practice
Student types:
Grammar:
Copyright license: Creative Commons Attribution License
First published: 2019-10-02, 02:13:33 (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)

Put the words in order: can't John in afford living London.

2)

Put the words in order: can you? help Maybe I

3) The man might know somebody to share the flat with Watson.

  • true
  • false

4)

Put the words in order: body. at be looking dead He a might

5)

Put the words in order: might a day. Sherlock bad have

6)

Put the words in order: a lipstick. be wearing new She might

7) He might be working on a case.

  • true
  • false

8)

Put the words in order: Sherlock's be new might Watson flatmate.

9) Sherlock suspects that Watson might have been in an army.

  • true
  • false

10)

Put the words in order: violin might the disturb flatmate. The

11)

Put the words in order: to a difficult find flatmate. It be must

12) Sherlock thinks it isn't a good idea to share his flat with Watson.

  • true
  • false

13) Watson might want to know some basic information about Sherlock and his flat.

  • true
  • false

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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