Simons cat: Fetch

lmanene August 26, 2019

How has the role of video changed in language teaching in the past few years? - Interview with Kieran Donaghy 

Hello from Barcelona, the Film and Video in Language Teaching course, where we recorded a special episode for the iSLCollective video quiz channel. In it we ask Kieran Donaghy of film-english.com, who runs the course, how he views the changes in ELT regarding video in the past few years. 

Enjoy!

Anna Csíky, iSLCollective Teacher Trainer

Task description & scene summary

Task description:
Students will review likes and dislikes as well as present tense verbs. Simon meets a dog who he does not like at first, but soon discovers the friend's love for fetch. The friendship ends quickly when there is a big accident.
Scene summary:
Students will review likes and dislikes as well as present tense verbs. Simon meets a dog who he does not like at first, but soon discovers the friend's love for fetch. The friendship ends quickly when there is a big accident.
Video length: 1 minute 13 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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Vocabulary:
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Copyright license: Creative Commons Attribution License
First published: 2019-08-26, 13:58:29 (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) What animal do you see?

  • A cat
  • A dog
  • a pig

2)

Fill the gap: Cats ________________________ dogs.

3)

Put the words in order: dog wants The play the to cat. with

4) Does the cat like the dog?

  • yes
  • no
  • maybe

5) What do you think the cat will do next?

Answer the question using your own words

6)

Fill the gap: The cat ________________________ the dog

7)

Fill the gap: The cat ________________________ the stick.

8)

Put the words in order: like sound. not the cat does The

9) What is the dog looking for?

  • the cat
  • the stick
  • water

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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