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.

In the video I also talk about our upcoming course for English teachers. In six online classes Neil Anderson and myself will teach you about the ins and outs of communicative lessons. Small group: max. 12 attendees. Enrol now with an iSLCollective discount - seats fill up fast!

Trainer: Neil Anderson, Anna Csíky
Course start: 14 June 2022 15:00-17:00 GMT
Schedule: Tuesdays & Thursdays over three weeks
Course fee: €135 (20% discount with ISL coupon: ISLCOLL20)

 

Task description & scene summary

Task description:
Watch the following ESL video on superstitions and answer the listening questions.
Scene summary:
An English lesson talking about superstitions around the world. Do you believe in any superstitions?
Video length: 1 minute 52 seconds
Tags:
Communicative function: how to tell a story in English
Copyright license: Creative Commons Attribution License
First published: 2021-03-12, 06:43:19 (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 is missing?

  • A fourteenth floor
  • A thirteenth floor
  • An elevator
  • A patio

2) What number is unlucky in America?

  • 4
  • 3
  • 7
  • 13

3) What is a superstition?

  • Something that people wish for
  • Something that people desire
  • Something that people believe that's not true
  • Something that people regret

4) What numbers are unlucky in China?

  • 4 and 14
  • 4 and 12
  • 4 and 9
  • 6 and 13

5) What number is lucky in America?

  • 6
  • 7
  • 4
  • 13

6) What number is lucky in China?

  • 6
  • 7
  • 8
  • 9

7) What thing did he find that is lucky in America?

  • A nickel
  • A dime
  • A dollar
  • A penny

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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