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:
A video with a number of different kind of vocabulary tasks practising the names of foods etc.
Scene summary:
An inspirational story of an eco-friendly restaurant drawing attention to the problem of food waste
Video length: 5 minutes 5 seconds
Video genre: Documentary film
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Copyright license: Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial License
First published: 2020-04-16, 11:56:03 (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 does the word 'equivalent' mean?

  • the same thing
  • a compltetly different thing
  • a shocking thing
  • a disgraceful act

2) Match the words with their definitions

Match the items:
discoloureddry, with wrinkles on it
shrivelledwith dark soft spots on it
bruisedfaded

3)

Fill the gap: 70 million people have a problem putting a ________________________ meal on the table

4) What's a 'turning point moment'?

  • a situation in which you start doing sth faster
  • a moment when you realise you've been tricked
  • a significant moment of change
  • a time when you feel down

5)

Put the words in order: Why this food? about don't harness care we

6) Tap courgette

7)

Put the words in order: inside outside the and on You've got inviting juxtaposition warm of grimy on the this but

8) Tap the crate

9) Tap the apron

10)

Put the words in order: running for while. been a around town I've

11) What does 'hooked me up with' mean?

  • stole
  • helped me get
  • made me like
  • sold

12)

Correct the wrong word: The little ripe effects of doing the work that we are doing

13) What did he say?

Find the extra word: I really truly appreciate it.

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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