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Simon's cat in tough love

mermaid72 February 12, 2018

Task description & scene summary

The students are going to work with synonyms. They will also revise some of the action verbs.
Scene summary:
Simon's cat comes across a pretty stripy cat. The cat hopes to make a new friend, but something went wrong.
Lesson type: Asking about the visuals ("What can/could you see?")
Level:
Student types:
Copyright license: iSLCollective Copyright License
First published: 2018-02-12, 11:00:48 (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) The cat is ...

  • spotty
  • stripy
  • plain

2) The cat is playing with a ....

  • firefly
  • dragon fly
  • butterfly
  • ladybug

3) Simon's cat is .....the stripy cat.

  • smelling
  • smiling
  • spilling

4)

Put the words in order: cat. than Simon's bigger The cat is stripy

5) The stripy cat is.....the fence.

  • searching
  • scratching
  • smelling

6) Simon's cat is ...

  • hesitating
  • hopping
  • hissing

7) Simon's cat is .....(more than one answer)

  • scared
  • frightened
  • afraid
  • satisfied
  • fascinated

8) Simon's cat is trying to...(more than one answer)

  • escape
  • run away
  • get free
  • chase
  • flirt

9)

Put the words in order: has stripy Simon's escaped. cat cat tricked and the

10) The stripy cat is ...

  • singing
  • sighing
  • signing

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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halass
2018-02-13 15:25:49
thanks