Unsatisfying Situations ("Should Have + Past Participle" Practice)

Kisdobos March 18, 2017

Task description & scene summary

Task description:
Students will be asked to describe a happy ending for these disappointing situations.

In 8 gapfill exercises students practice forming should have + past participle sentences with infinitives serving as cue words, e.g.

The ball ... (fall) into the basket.
The ball SHOULD HAVE FALLEN into the basket.
Scene summary:
An animation by Parallel motion design studio about the pesky little annoyances, nuisances of everyday life.
Video source: UNSATISFYING
Video length: 1 minute 13 seconds
Lesson type: Grammar practice
Dialect:
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Copyright license: Creative Commons Attribution Share Alike License
First published: 2017-03-18, 21:10:20 (GMT+1)
About the author
I am one of the co-founders of iSLCollective.com. I had taught English in many contexts, as a private tutor, then in companies, and in high schools. I am active in creating video quizzes on our video quiz platform.

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Video quiz questions (printable)

1) Use "should have + past participle" to describe a happy ending in the scene.

Fill the gap: The machine hand ________________________ (grab) a toy.

2)

Fill the gap: The can ________________________ (come) out of the vending machine.

3)

Fill the gap: The ball ________________________ (fall) into the basket.

4)

Fill the gap: The egg yolk ________________________ (not burst).

5)

Fill the gap: All the dominoes ________________________ (fall).

6)

Fill the gap: The golf ball ________________________ (go) into the hole.

7)

Fill the gap: The counter ________________________ (stop) at 50.00.

8)

Fill the gap: The rocket ________________________ (go off).

About the author

I am one of the co-founders of iSLCollective.com. I had taught English in many contexts, as a private tutor, then in companies, and in high schools. I am active in creating video quizzes on our video quiz platform.

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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Lidiazzzzz
2017-04-13 09:23:06
Thanks
Kisdobos
2017-06-25 16:08:42
Thanks
emedelape
2017-10-12 12:23:03
This is great! Thanks!
powerpointgames
2017-10-27 10:40:07
Thanks
maxhale
2018-09-09 16:02:38
Thanks!!
FukushuKumquat
2018-12-09 18:49:21
Thanks! Love the song. Wish we could replace the default music with music of our choice.
dianis2008
2021-01-18 20:48:45
Thanks a lot!