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:
Answer some questions about the class Aesop fable, 'The Grasshopper and the Ant'
Scene summary:
A cartoon video of 'The Grasshopper and the Ant' by Aesop, a fable about hard work
Video length: 5 minutes 9 seconds
Student types:
Copyright license: Creative Commons Attribution License
First published: 2022-07-19, 06:30:59 (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: There once was a grasshopper who liked to play with his ________________________

2) What animals are walking by?

Answer the question using your own words

3)

Fill the gap: We are gathering food for the ________________________

4) What did the grasshopper do?

Answer the question using your own words

5)

Put the words in order: The carried apples, and peaches ants a pear. even

6) What is the grasshopper doing?

Answer the question using your own words

7) What did the grasshopper do?

  • He found a berry
  • He took the ant's berry
  • He bought a berry

8)

Put the words in order: to started snow. it the made then That but angry, ant

9)

Fill the gap: The grasshopper had nothing to ________________________

10) Where did the grasshopper go?

Answer the question using your own words

11)

Put the words in order: He saw eating and laughing ants

12)

Put the words in order: I food? have Can some

13)

Fill the gap: You did no ________________________ so nothing for you!

14) What did the grasshopper do next summer?

Answer the question using your own words

15) What is the moral of the story?

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

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