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:
Watch the cartoon and do different tasks: make up the sentences, complete the sentences, correct the words, choose the correct word.
Scene summary:
This cartoon shows the differences in the city and country lives. The advantages and disadvantages of both places are given.
Video length: 11 minutes 43 seconds
Tags:
Copyright license: Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial License
First published: 2020-03-02, 18:34:42 (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: Once upon a time there was a ________________________ who lived in the country.

2)

Fill the gap: He had a very close friend who lived in the ________________________

3) He ... him a letter inviting him for a visit.

  • sent
  • wrote
  • bought

4)

Put the words in order: will you. I tasty dishes prepare many for

5)

Find the extra word: I should to make this for my city friend if he comes.

6) What did the city mouse take to the country?

  • sunglasses
  • a fancy hat
  • perfume
  • a swimming suit

7) The city mouse went to the country by ...

  • train
  • car
  • bike

8)

Put the words in order: must perfume. my That be

9) The city mouse didn't like the smell of the country.

  • true
  • false

10)

Put the words in order: Sunshine get Can Village? to you me

11)

Correct the wrong word: Welcome to the city my friend!

12) The city mouse liked the country food.

  • true
  • false

13)

Put the words in order: It's isn't lovely, it?

14) The city mouse wanted to treat his friend with ...

  • ice-cream
  • pizza
  • spaghetti
  • potatoes
  • cake

15)

Fill the gap: Thank you, I ________________________ a wonderful time.

16)

Correct the wrong word: The country mouse wants to visit his friend in the country

17)

Put the words in order: strange What's smell? that

18) Oh, it's giving me a ...

  • headache
  • toothache
  • cough

19)

Put the words in order: cars. stores, department at these Look skyscrapers,

20)

Fill the gap: There is a lot of tasty food ________________________ the table.

21) The master of the house ... into the room.

  • come
  • comes
  • came

22) The country mouse was ...

  • happy
  • terrified
  • angry

23) The angry ... wanted to catch the mice.

  • cat
  • master
  • dog

24) The two mice ...as fast as they could.

  • run
  • ran
  • drove
  • flew

25) I'm so ... .

  • happy
  • hungry
  • angry

26)

Put the words in order: stars in city. no are the There

27)

Put the words in order: really go back. should I

28)

Correct the wrong word: My home really is the worst and safest place on earth.

29) The country mouse is ... to come back home.

  • happy
  • angry
  • boring

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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