The story of Frida Kahlo + Advanced Tense Review

ESLBrains August 28, 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:
Get your students interested in the life and work of Frida Kahlo and let them check their grammar knowledge. This video is just a part of a whole lesson plan. Want to see more? Go to https://eslbrains.com/the-story-of-frida-kahlo-advanced-tense-review/
Scene summary:
The life of Frida Kahlo, a famous Mexican painter. Her paintings have a distinctive one-of-a-kind style. Her unibrow has become iconic. If you’ve seen her once, you’ll never confuse her with anyone else. Frida Kahlo was an extremely strong woman whose brilliant works of art were inspired by her own life-long challenges and suffering.
Video length: 7 minutes 52 seconds
Video genre: Edu video or lecture, (e.g. amateur educational video, TedEd, TED talk)
Lesson type: Grammar practice
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Copyright license: Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial No Derivatives License
First published: 2019-08-28, 18:34:03 (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) Frida Kahlo .............. her birthyear to 1910 but she .............. in 1907.

  • changed + was born
  • had changed + was born
  • changed + had been born
  • had changed + had been born

2) By the time Frida .......... to high school, she ................ through a serious disease!

  • had gone + went
  • went + had gone
  • gone + had gone
  • went + went

3) One day when she ................. by bus, a car ................. it and she ended up in a hospital.

  • travelled + hit
  • was travelling + hitted
  • travelled + was hitting
  • was travelling + hit

4) Frida ............ her paintings to Diego not long after she ............ drawing

  • showed + had started
  • had showed + had started
  • was showing+ started
  • showed + was starting

5) Diego used to ................ on Frida.

  • cheating
  • cheat
  • cheated
  • cheats

6) Frida .................. more and more ill and surgeries .................. her get better.

  • was becoming + didn't help
  • got + didn't help
  • had been becoming + didn't help
  • was becoming + weren't helping

7) Frida said that she ............. the exit ............. joyful.

  • hoped + was
  • hope + is
  • was hoping + was
  • hopes + will be

8) There are many books and movies that ................. about Frida.

  • were made
  • are made
  • have been made
  • had been made

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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Rosanalira
2019-08-29 23:19:35
excellent exercise!!!! thank you so much for your great work.