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short animated film a fistful of presents

mermaid72 December 07, 2017

Task description & scene summary

The students are going to improve their listening skills and work with Christmas vocabulary.
Scene summary:
it's almost Christmas. You are waiting for Santa. But what if you are on the naughty list? Will you get a present?
Lesson type: Basic listening comprehension - Hearing check ("Can you make out the words being said?")
Level:
Student types:
Copyright license: iSLCollective Copyright License
First published: 2017-12-07, 12:22:52 (GMT+1)

About the author

iSLCollective is a member of The Visual Arts Circle, a community of practice made up of language teaching professionals, teachers, teacher trainers, writers, editors, researchers, designers, illustrators, artists, photographers, and filmmakers, all with a shared belief that visual arts – drawing, painting, sculpture, design, crafts, photography, video, and filmmaking – should have a larger role in language education. Click here to visit the website.

Video quiz questions (printable)

1) What time is it? (more than one answer)

  • it's noon
  • it's midnight
  • it's midday
  • it's 12 o'clock

2)

Put the words in order: of of a putting He milk is plate and the cookies on glass a table.

3) What can you hear?

  • a helicopter
  • a bus
  • a car
  • a train

4) Who is he waiting for?

Fill the gap: He's waiting for ________________________ to arrive.

5)

Fill the gap: Ho-ho-ho. It's ________________________ a while.

6)

Put the words in order: words. last Say your

7) What does he say?

  • neat or nice
  • naughty or nice
  • never and nice

8) What does he say?

Fill the gap: Like ________________________ times.

9) His answer is

  • time's changed
  • time's stopped
  • time's flown

10) Santa's giving him

  • a mighty blow
  • a Christmas present
  • a Christmas card

11)

Fill the gap: That's ________________________ you.

12)

Put the words in order: you'll year on be list. nice hope Next I the

13) What can you see in the sky?

  • a star
  • a moon
  • a firework

14) What is decorated instead of Christmas tree?

  • a palm tree
  • a pine tree
  • a cactus
  • a cherry tree

15) Where are the presents?

Fill the gap: There are some presents ________________________ the cactus.

About the author

iSLCollective is a member of The Visual Arts Circle, a community of practice made up of language teaching professionals, teachers, teacher trainers, writers, editors, researchers, designers, illustrators, artists, photographers, and filmmakers, all with a shared belief that visual arts – drawing, painting, sculpture, design, crafts, photography, video, and filmmaking – should have a larger role in language education. Click here to visit the website.

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