Space Junk Around Earth

TatsianaG September 10, 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:
Upper-Intermediate (B2) vocabulary gab filling activity about space debris and other threats from space.
Created using the vocabulary quiz generator of iSLCollective. Make your own quiz from any Youtube video in a few minutes.
Scene summary:
Space debris poses a threat to us on Earth, even causing damage to the International Space Station.
Video length: 11 minutes 28 seconds
Video genre: Edu video or lecture, (e.g. amateur educational video, TedEd, TED talk)
Lesson type: Vocabulary booster
Level:
Student types:
Copyright license: Creative Commons Attribution License
First published: 2019-09-10, 20:06:23 (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)

Fill the gap: The Caribbean is like a ________________________ jewel.

2)

Fill the gap: Among those is about 1300 active payloads or satellites, and the rest being space ________________________ from prior launches, or prior collisions.

3)

Fill the gap: Everyone here should care about what's going on with space objects and space debris because we're so ________________________ nowadays upon …

4)

Fill the gap: It's critical that we track space debris, because it ________________________ a risk to all active payloads, including the International Space Station.

5)

Fill the gap: In June 2011, the crew of the International Space Station learns their lives are in ________________________ danger.

6)

Fill the gap: The Earth's atmosphere is a protective ________________________ for anyone on the ground.

7)

Fill the gap: … are getting swept up by the Earth's magnetic field and ________________________ down into our atmosphere.

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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ksatterwhite
2019-09-11 12:12:31
Love this!! Excellent resource for ESOL students.
ksatterwhite
2019-09-11 12:12:33
Love this!! Excellent resource for ESOL students.
jazz6715
2019-09-11 16:44:32
Good native English speaker video.