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Simon's cat is going to a vet (Dictionary)

yanasinilova November 20, 2017

Task description & scene summary

It's the first part of the lesson. The second part is focused on learning or practising the Present Continuous tense. Different types of tasks. Vocabulary is quite easy.
Scene summary:
Simon's Cat is an animated cartoon and book series by the British animator Simon Tofield featuring a hungry house cat who uses increasingly heavy-handed tactics to get his owner to feed him.
Lesson type: Asking about the visuals: Tappable pictionary ("Tap XY on the screen")
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Copyright license: Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial License
First published: 2017-11-20, 12:17:23 (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) Tap a bee

2) Tap a pond

3) Tap a door

4) Tap a rug

5) Tap a blanket

6) Tap a photo

7) Tap some clothes

8) Tap a pillow

9) Tap a window

10) Tap a calendar

11) Tap rain boots

12) Tap a coat

13) Tap a blue bowl

14) Tap two boxes

15) Tap a letter

16) Tap a pair of socks

17) Tap the birds

18) Tap a cup

19) Tap a clock

20) Tap a Christmas tree

21) Tap a bottle of ketchup

22) Tap a cage

23) Tap a car

24) Tap a ketchup spot

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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MillieAbril
2017-11-21 13:29:13
Thanks a lot! This is a lovely contribution.
MicheleChester
2017-11-21 15:59:01
Thank you!
MicheleChester
2017-11-21 15:59:06
Thank you!
kristinazakharova
2017-11-22 06:20:24
Thank you very much)))
Kisdobos
2017-11-22 08:46:55
Good job! This Simon's cat video is a great choice for a tappable pictionary, as it has a lot of details (household items, furniture, clothes).
amaddel7
2017-11-22 10:39:07
Very nice. Thanks a lot. Need more and more.