HELPING LEARNERS USE CHUNKS COMMUNICATIVELY

 

In this video we talk about how we can help our students use chunks communicatively - we share 4 ideas that have worked well for us in the classroom. We’re using an interactive video quiz in one of our ideas, which you can find here.

Enjoy!

Anna Csíky

iSLCollective teacher trainer

Task description & scene summary

Task description:
The students are going to improve their listening skills and revise Present Simple Tense.
Scene summary:
It's a short video about rather unusual hobby- juggling. It gives some usueful tips.
Video length: 4 minutes 7 seconds
Student types:
Copyright license: iSLCollective Copyright License
First published: 2019-04-05, 21:35:04 (GMT+1)
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) We all have ... hobbies.

  • delightful
  • different
  • difficult

2)

Fill the gap: ________________________ people ________________________ football.

3) Others listen ... music.

  • for
  • in
  • to

4)

Put the words in order: people have unusual some hobbies. But

5) From 9 to 5 he is an IT ...

  • developer
  • consultant
  • creator

6)

Fill the gap: But ________________________ his ________________________ time he juggles.

7)

Correct the wrong word: He can juggle very good .

8) He can juggle 3 balls ... two hands.

  • by
  • with
  • from

9)

Correct the wrong word: And he can juggle two balls with one arm .

10)

Fill the gap: So, James, ________________________ of all - ________________________ ?

11)

Correct the wrong word: I fancy juggling. It's hard.

12)

Put the words in order: hard. because Actually it's it's fun

13)

Put the words in order: trying things tricks. learning like I new and new

14) And you're in a juggling ...

  • band
  • group
  • class

15)

Fill the gap: Yes, we ________________________ every ________________________ .

16)

Put the words in order: events we And and go festivals. to often

17)

Fill the gap: It's ________________________ because we've got ________________________ jugglers and beginers, too.

18) Everybody can ...

  • study
  • try
  • learn

19) Can you ... me?

  • teach
  • trick
  • learn

20)

Fill the gap: First of all, ________________________ you ________________________ one ball?

21) Can you ... it from one hand to the other?

  • toss
  • throw
  • flip

22)

Correct the wrong word: Yes, that's simple .

23)

Put the words in order: it you Can do with closed? eyes your

24) OK, that's .....

  • difficult
  • hard
  • impossible

25)

Correct the wrong word: OK, I can make this.

26)

Put the words in order: time you to three balls. it's can Now juggle, try

27)

Put the words in order: and look OK. just catch quickly. need to You

28) Now it's your ...

  • chance
  • turn
  • try

29)

Put the words in order: what's James, Well the secret?

30) That's easy - ...

  • practice
  • perfection
  • pleasure

31)

Fill the gap: Juggling ________________________ a ________________________ hobby.

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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