Snack Attack - Past simple

sophiagk November 21, 2019

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Task description & scene summary

Task description:
Watch the video and choose the correct form of Past Simple. Only one answer is correct.
Scene summary:
An old lady was hungry and tried to buy some cookies. But things didn't go as planned.
Video length: 4 minutes 42 seconds
Video genre: Short film (animated or with human actors)
Lesson type: Grammar practice
Level:
Student types:
Grammar:
Communicative function: how to explain things in English
Copyright license: Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial No Derivatives License
First published: 2019-11-21, 12:33:36 (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) The old woman _______ to the train station.

  • go
  • goed
  • went

2) She ________ hungry.

  • are
  • was
  • be

3) She ______ some coins in the vending machine.

  • put
  • putting
  • did put

4) She _______ a packet of cookies.

  • buyed
  • buy
  • bought

5) She ________ the vending machine.

  • hit
  • hitted
  • did hit

6) Finally the packet ______ down.

  • falled
  • fell
  • fall

7) She ______ on the bench.

  • sit
  • sitted
  • sat

8) She ______ a cookie.

  • eat
  • ate
  • eated

9) She ______ her newspaper.

  • read
  • did read
  • readed

10) She _____ the cookies back.

  • took
  • take
  • did take

11) She ________ on the bench and yelled at the boy.

  • stand
  • standed
  • stood

12) The boy ________ to her.

  • wasn't listen
  • didn't listen
  • don't listen

13) They ________ over the last cookie.

  • fight
  • fought
  • did fight

14) Finally, the train ______ .

  • come
  • comed
  • came

15) She ________ the last cookie.

  • crushed
  • crush
  • crushing

16) She ________ the train.

  • got on
  • get on
  • getting on

17) She ______ her bag to get the ticket.

  • open
  • did open
  • opened

18) She ________ a packet of cookies in her bag.

  • find
  • found
  • finded

19) She actually ________ the boy's cookies.

  • take
  • taked
  • took

20) She ________ the boy and the empty packet of cookies.

  • seen
  • saw
  • see

21) She ______ sad.

  • feeling
  • feel
  • felt

22) The boy _______ the empty packet into the bin.

  • throwed
  • throw
  • threw

Lesson plan

Pre-tasks

1. Watch the video until 1:32 and guess what happened in the end.

2. Watch the rest of the video to find out if you guessed right.

Follow-up tasks

1. Monologue: Imagine that you are the old lady and you are back home. Tell your partner what happened in the train station.

2. Monologue: Imagine that you are the boy and you are back home. Tell your partner what happened in the train station.

3. Role play. Groups of three. Roles: one narrator, one old person, one young person. Prepare with your group and act the small scene. This is your homework/ project for the next lesson.

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

Comments

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KayWheeler
2019-11-22 08:46:39
So good! Thanks for using such common verbs. My beginner/elementary students have covered almost all of them in the last few weeks.
kranki
2019-11-22 10:07:33
Wonderful!
liatush12345
2019-11-22 10:29:45
that is such a cool creative way to teach the past tense loveeeee it
KatushaSakhnovskaya
2019-11-22 11:15:17
Thank you so much! I enjoed doing this interactive exercise
Joni01
2019-11-22 11:15:42
Thank you for your grat work!
ali46
2019-11-22 14:30:08
Thanks, a lovely story and good exercise. As a native English speaker I would say that the Old Lady "got on the train" and not "went on the train" in no.16 ....but a nice exercise all the same ....thanks a lot
redwaldi
2019-11-22 16:00:57
Thank you for such a nice lesson. I'd really like to know how to create a movie exercise like that. My e-mail [email protected] Thank you.
Robbie
2019-11-22 18:04:30
Awesome! Thanks!
Heraderin
2019-11-22 22:15:39
great job!!
Marposa
2019-11-23 02:45:50
I lo e the lesión Thalía is very Fanny thanksyou