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three pigeons

dariask93 December 07, 2017

Task description & scene summary

Simple questions - comprehension. The students respond to simple questions, such as: how many birds are there? what do they see? Basic knowledge of Past Simple is required.
Scene summary:
Three pigeons are sitting in the nest. Suddenly they notice a cake in the window and decide to get it. They try to get the cake, but they fail everytime. Finally some other bird comes and gets the cake.
Lesson type: Asking about the visuals ("What can/could you see?")
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Copyright license: iSLCollective Copyright License
First published: 2017-12-07, 09:03:22 (GMT+1)

About the author

iSLCollective is a member of The Visual Arts Circle, a community of practice made up of language teaching professionals, teachers, teacher trainers, writers, editors, researchers, designers, illustrators, artists, photographers, and filmmakers, all with a shared belief that visual arts – drawing, painting, sculpture, design, crafts, photography, video, and filmmaking – should have a larger role in language education. Click here to visit the website.

Video quiz questions (printable)

1) How many birds can you see?

  • three
  • four
  • two
  • five

2) What does the bird see?

  • an apple
  • a cake
  • an orange
  • a candy

3) The birds are...

  • swimming
  • jumping
  • riding
  • running

4) The birds are...

  • happy
  • sad
  • angry

5) Did the birds get the cake?

  • Yes, they did
  • No, they didn't

About the author

iSLCollective is a member of The Visual Arts Circle, a community of practice made up of language teaching professionals, teachers, teacher trainers, writers, editors, researchers, designers, illustrators, artists, photographers, and filmmakers, all with a shared belief that visual arts – drawing, painting, sculpture, design, crafts, photography, video, and filmmaking – should have a larger role in language education. Click here to visit the website.

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bilyana
2017-12-07 10:15:58
thanks a lot. It's useful