The Matrix: Simple Present and Present Continuous

RelaxPauloAlmeida August 06, 2022
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 questions in the Simple Present and Present Continuous about the scenes in the video.
Scene summary:
Neo and Smith are fighting in the subway. Neo proves that he is becoming a better fighter.
Video length: 4 minutes 17 seconds
Student types:
Vocabulary:
Copyright license: iSLCollective Copyright License
First published: 2022-08-06, 04:36:34 (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 are they doing?

  • They are exercising.
  • They are getting ready to fight.
  • They are dreaming.

2) Are they shooting at each other?

  • No, they don't
  • No, they aren't.
  • Yes, they do.
  • Yes, they are.

3) Do they like each other?

  • Yes, they do.
  • Yes, they are.
  • No, they aren't.
  • No, they don't.

4) What are they doing with the guns now?

  • They are using them.
  • They are throwing them away.
  • They are reloading them.

5) What's happening now?

  • They are kissing each other.
  • They are playing together.
  • They're punching and kicking each other.

6) Does Smith need a new pair of glasses?

  • Yes, he does.
  • No, he doesn't.
  • Yes, he is.
  • No, he isn't.

7) Is Neo winning the fight at this moment?

  • Yes, he is.
  • No, he isn't.

8) What does Neo want?

  • He want to fight more.
  • He want to say bye
  • He wants to keep on fighting.

9) Is Mr. Smith winning the fight now?

  • Yes, he is.
  • No, he isn't.
  • Yes, he does.
  • No, he doesn't.

10) What is coming toward them?

  • a train
  • a bus
  • a car

11) What is Neo doing right now?

  • He's walking.
  • He's running.
  • He's jogging.

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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smloss
2022-08-07 21:53:21
Good job! Thanks.
RaoufSoliman
2022-08-07 23:22:09
Thanks for your efforts.
Edelaede15
2022-08-08 00:10:07
Thank you so much.It's an awesome English learning material.