Task description & scene summary

Task description:
Watch this film and describe what the boy is doing as he delivers papers to his neighborhood.
Scene summary:
A teenage boy delivers papers to earn some money. He receives an unexpected tip from one of his customers.
Video source: PAPER BOY - Short Film
Video length: 4 minutes 54 seconds
Lesson type: Mixed practice
Student types:
Copyright license: Creative Commons Attribution License
First published: 2020-09-16, 21:13:33 (GMT+1)
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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: This boy is ________________________ his bike.

2)

Put the words in order: threw He the lawn. newspaper the on

3) Click on the tire of the bike.

4) He... the newspaper from the letterbox.

  • took
  • snatched
  • threw
  • tossed

5) He is looking .... the letters of the other people.

  • on
  • in
  • through

6) Click on the pedal of the bike.

7) He is .... the news papers on the ground.

  • throwing
  • picking
  • putting
  • tossing

8) What do you think is inside?

Answer the question using your own words

9) The boy looked.... to find what that is for him.

  • worried
  • curious
  • interested

10) The word starts with "C"

Fill the gap: The man left for the boy some ________________________

11) He is saving..... for the new bike.

  • up
  • to
  • at
  • on

12) The man who is leaving money for the boy is

  • stingy
  • generous
  • wealthy

13)

Put the words in order: opens He inside. money the pushes jar the and

14) His savings are ____ day by day.

  • growing
  • decreasing
  • increasing
  • disappearing

15)

Fill the gap: He walks ________________________ the stairs.

16)

Correct the wrong word: He is uncertain about what to do with the savings

17) If you were him, What would you do with that cash?

Answer the question using your own words

18) What do we see in the background?

  • a building
  • a park
  • a field
  • a truck

19) What is strange about this?

Answer the question using your own words

20)

Fill the gap: She ran up to him and ________________________ him

21) What did he decide to do with the money?

  • He put one bill in each newspaper.
  • He bought a new bike.
  • He shared it with everyone.

About the author

Real English Conversations helps English learners to improve their listening skills and speaking fluency to become a confident communicator in English!

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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