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:
The students are going to improve their listening skills and learn some facts about Saint Patrick and the traditions of celebrating the holiday.
Scene summary:
This video allows the students to find out when, where and how St Patrick's day is celebrated.
Video length: 1 minute 56 seconds
Student types:
Copyright license: iSLCollective Copyright License
First published: 2018-03-05, 09:37:45 (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)

Put the words in order: of long day so Patrick's The Saint story began ago.

2) The 17th of .... is when this joyous holiday.

  • May
  • March
  • June

3)

Put the words in order: with colourful parades. it celebrate happily We

4)

Put the words in order: captured him. 16 pirates when the Patrick only was

5) They ....into slavery and took him to ....

  • gave, America
  • sold, Ireland
  • sent, Wales

6) He escaped when he was....

  • 12
  • 22
  • 32

7)

Fill the gap: And made it back to ________________________ because it's the only home he knew.

8)

Put the words in order: Patrick vision Ireland. had to the to return

9) And started to .... Christianity.

  • teach
  • tell
  • study

10)

Put the words in order: says Patrick that Legend same. the in that are used to the and explain one Father, shemrock Ghost Son all Holly

11)

Fill the gap: On this day the ________________________ dress in many shades of green.

12)

Put the words in order: for music fun and There's everyone.

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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SONIA73
2018-03-05 14:50:07
I loved this song but didn't know how to present it in class. Thank you, it's a great video.
aergiaquinto
2018-03-05 16:36:29
Thank you for sharing!
LauraFerrari
2018-03-07 10:07:34
GREAT, THANK YOU
oksana_i
2018-03-13 19:31:16
Thank you so much for the activities.
Anna2508
2021-01-14 11:59:57
thanks, it was very fun, and i learned a lot