Swim by Frickle Friends

irisgail September 11, 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:
Students are going to describe, fill the gap, rearrange words and correct the wrong word.
Scene summary:
This song is best for young teens. It's about telling people that it's okay if you can't swim.
Video length: 3 minutes 21 seconds
Video genre: Music video
Lesson type: Basic listening comprehension - Hearing check ("Can you make out the words being said?")
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Student types:
Dialect:
Copyright license: Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial No Derivatives License
First published: 2019-09-11, 16:20:29 (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 she doing?

Answer the question using your own words

2)

Correct the wrong word: But I can't rest

3) Name the musical instruments present in the video.

Answer the question using your own words

4)

Fill the gap: For the last time ________________________

5) Unscramble the sentence.

Put the words in order: the is Where don't try? you appeal when

6) Correct the wrong word.

Correct the wrong word: I can't sing

7) What does the blue thing coming out of his eyes represent?

Answer the question using your own words

8) Describe this place.

Answer the question using your own words

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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jazz6715
2019-09-11 16:32:33
Just found this when looking to spice up homework for a one-to-one student - novel idea that might encourage her to think about other songs as homework.