Travel More, Buy Less

carlynbarrow September 17, 2019

Filter Bubbles by ESL Brains - Anna’s favourite video quizzes EP 05

In this episode we are showcasing a video quiz by our user ESL Brains, a great blog written by two English teachers who produce lesson plans around hot topics that will be relevant for most of the adult students you teach. Apart from showing you parts of the quiz, we will also give you a quick tour of the ESL Brains blog and say what we particularly like about their lesson plans - and talk about our shared mission! :)

The original video quiz can be found here on our site: 

And here is the full lesson plan on the ESL Brains blog: 

Enjoy!

Anna Csíky, iSLCollective Teacher Trainer

Task description & scene summary

Task description:
Students will listen to an award-winning TED Talk "Travel More, Buy Less" and answer comprehension question.
Scene summary:
TED speaker Luis Vargas talks about his bicultural childhood and youth and his travel experiences, then shares his thoughts on how we can expand our horizons.
Video length: 10 minutes 0 seconds
Video genre: Edu video or lecture, (e.g. amateur educational video, TedEd, TED talk)
Lesson type: Deep listening comprehension - Meaning check ("Do you understand what it means?")
Level:
Student types:
Copyright license: iSLCollective Copyright License
First published: 2019-09-17, 12:07:08 (GMT+1)

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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) "Green" in this case means

  • inexperienced
  • environmentally friendly

2)

Fill the gap: Only ________________________ of all Americans have passports. Only ________________________ of international travel will leave North America.

3) How do you think these statistics compare with your home country?

Answer the question using your own words

4) What do you think "a deposit of epic awesomeness " means?

Answer the question using your own words

5) Do you think reports of a health scare, such as Zika or malaria, would prevent you from traveling to a country?

Answer the question using your own words

6) What's the difference between "making a living" and "making a life?" When do they point in opposite directions?

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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