The Riddle from UN Human Rights Office. May 17

mnaves3 May 16, 2021
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In this video we talk about why we love doing arts and crafts with young learners, as well as why silent how to videos are so versatile. We've created an interactive video quiz that you can use with your young learners, which you can find here.

Enjoy!

Anna Csíky
iSLCollective Teacher Trainer

Task description & scene summary

Task description:
Watch the video and answer the listening comprehension questions. Good luck! Think about the title first.
Scene summary:
76 countries still criminalize consensual same-sex relationships and lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people everywhere continue to suffer violent attacks and discriminatory treatment. In this simple, high-impact video from the UN human rights office, individuals from diverse backgrounds pose questions directly to the viewer designed to expose the nature of human rights violations suffered by LGBT people around the world. The video includes cameo appearances by UN Secretary-General and High Commissioner for Human Rights Navi Pillay. The UN's message: LGBT rights are human rights. Together we will build a world that is free and equal.
You can watch this video with English, French, Spanish, Italian and Korean Captions by clicking the small, square "CC" button in the bottom of the YouTube screen and selecting language.
Video length: 2 minutes 21 seconds
Student types:
Copyright license: Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial License
First published: 2021-05-16, 16:37:47 (GMT+1)
About the author
Secondary SchoolTeacher of English and ELT Lecturer at the UAB University. I have worked at the UB and Teachers College (Columbia University)<br /> PhD in Second Language Acquisition<br /> MA in Foreing Language Teaching Methodology<br /> BA in History

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) This UN video asks viewers questions about the violation of human rights suffered by LGBT people worldwide. Can you think of any examples?

Answer the question using your own words

2) What do you think exists in every corner of the world - embraced and celebrated in some countries but is illegal in 76?

Answer the question using your own words

3) In how many countries could you be sentenced to death for being accused of having consensual same-sex relationships?

  • None
  • One
  • Seven

4) What do you think tears family apart? What do you think makes people confront the risk of brutal violence on a daily basis?

Answer the question using your own words

5) Give three examples of LGBTIQ people being treated as second-class citizens because of the laws?

Answer the question using your own words

6) Can you give some exaples of LGBTIQ+ children kicked out of homes, students bullied and expelled from schools and workers fired from jobs?

Answer the question using your own words

7) What has existed in every country throughout history? Being lesbian bisexual or transgender. All over the world millions of people ...

Put the words in order: they violence who and discrimination face being for are.

8) Are all nations obligated by Human Rights law to protect all lesbian, bisexual and transgender people from discrimination and violence?

  • Yes, they are
  • No, they aren't
  • It doesn't say

9) The United Nations has one simple message to the millions of LGBT people around the world: You are not alone.

Put the words in order: human LGBT rights. are rights

10) What will the world we will be together like? Together we will build a world...

Fill the gap: Together we will build a world that is ________________________ and ________________________

11) Which organization does this video belong to?

  • United Nations (UN) Human Rights
  • European Union (EU) Human Rights

Lesson plan

Pre-tasks

1. In this video from the UN human rights office, individuals from diverse backgrounds pose questions directly to the viewer designed to expose the nature of human rights violations suffered by LGBT people around the world.

About the author

Secondary SchoolTeacher of English and ELT Lecturer at the UAB University. I have worked at the UB and Teachers College (Columbia University)<br /> PhD in Second Language Acquisition<br /> MA in Foreing Language Teaching Methodology<br /> BA in History

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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