Usain Bolt: The Boy Who Learned to Fly

Kisdobos January 16, 2017

Task description & scene summary

Task description:
This is the story of the fastest man in the world, an animated film based on the life of Usain Bolt.

There are 6 multiple choice questions to check deeper comprehension.
Scene summary:
This is the story of the fastest man in the world, an animated film based on the life of Usain Bolt.

There are 6 multiple choice questions to check deeper comprehension.
Video length: 5 minutes 56 seconds
Video genre: Documentary film
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Vocabulary:
Copyright license: Creative Commons Attribution Share Alike License
First published: 2017-01-16, 22:38:07 (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.

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) Why does Usain need to run?

  • To avoid getting beaten up on the way to school
  • To train for a race
  • To meet someone before school
  • To get to school in time

2) What did Usain do while running?

  • pass a runner who was training
  • stop to play soccer
  • pass the ball to another player
  • score a goal

3) How much did Usain enjoy school?

  • Time flew because he liked the classes.
  • He was bored.
  • All he cared about was the girls.
  • He was chatting a lot during classes.

4) Usain wanted to win ...

  • to be popular in school
  • to make his mommy proud of him
  • to earn the coach's lunch
  • to make the coach pay attention to him

5) Usain was having a hard time because ...

  • he won so many trophies that he didn't want to continue racing any more
  • was afraid of disappointing Jamaican fans
  • his mother was expecting too much of him
  • he was not in good shape

6) His mother advised him ...

  • to stop stressing about victory
  • to pay more attention to his shoes
  • to believe in himself
  • not to worry about what journalists will write about him

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

Comments

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abdullahkes
2017-01-17 07:48:19
Thanks
loreley
2017-01-18 08:57:05
This is so beautiful. Thank you so much!!
joeb1
2017-01-18 10:22:59
Excellent, Love this, and can't wait to try it out later. Thanks a million
khongor
2017-01-18 11:23:53
Thanks
yanaet12
2017-01-18 14:27:18
Thanks
trinitimar
2017-01-18 18:34:50
Thanks
trinitimar
2017-01-18 18:35:09
Thank you!!
natbycall
2017-01-18 20:19:35
Thanks
LuwiSilver
2017-01-19 03:43:59
Thanks
marmatina
2017-01-19 09:25:05
I love Usain Bolt! thanks for doing this!!
Vladislav
2017-01-19 17:41:43
Thank you very much for your work! I think, that the 1st question should be corrected a little: Why does Usain need to run? because the answers begin with TO. It is a purpose, I think.
Kisdobos
2017-01-19 23:32:28
Thanks, Vladislav. Indeed, there was a mistake in the first question. I corrected it to "Why".
numirin
2017-01-20 17:24:23
It's a wonderful video and very motivating, too!! Many thanks.
Inschi117
2017-02-01 13:04:14
Thanks
Inschi117
2017-02-01 13:04:26
Thanks
shirleylima
2017-02-05 20:50:43
Thanks
antoni20
2017-03-07 02:42:34
This is awesome, thanks so much. I'm going to show this video to my students. It doesn't only teach us contents in English but also shows students that everything is possible. Thanks a lot.
melaniaz
2017-03-28 11:11:32
Thanks
Souleeah
2017-04-01 03:35:40
Thanks
julykrysova
2017-04-11 15:49:57
Thanks
javyballesteros
2017-04-24 01:00:50
Thanks
MCarme79
2017-04-25 06:56:31
Thanks
VELL17051981
2017-07-09 11:00:56
Thanks
mavalles87
2017-09-18 15:03:53
Thanks
teacherka49
2017-12-04 02:43:58
Thank you
nuria36
2018-01-18 10:10:44
Beautiful! I'm gonna use it, for sure. Thanks a lot.
kmeeross
2018-01-24 16:32:40
My students enjoyed learning about Usain Bolt. They say Thank you!
ceciliadall
2018-02-14 13:48:29
Thanks
lilisol
2018-02-18 16:18:01
Great video and material! Thanx
locja
2018-03-20 22:29:10
Thanks to you my students will see what is really important in our lives. All the best!
JOMOAN
2018-04-18 22:53:25
Great, amazing ! Thank you.
JOMOAN
2018-04-18 22:54:01
Great, amazing ! Thank you.
Angel3
2018-04-22 16:44:08
Thank you!
Kulandam
2018-04-26 16:09:10
Thank you very much, the video's so inspiring!
donniou
2018-05-23 11:56:55
thank you very much
Collado70
2018-09-14 12:40:46
Great activity for ELL's.
VikkiShak
2018-09-21 05:48:20
Thanks! Will try this with my students this week!
Becky_Sharp
2018-11-16 07:56:54
Thank you a lot ! I enjoyed the video and I am sure my students will love it too !
nanou48
2018-12-09 18:22:05
Great resources ! Thanx a lot !
Violet88
2019-02-13 12:52:57
I've done it with my students. They really liked it! Thanks!
martaferdel
2019-02-19 17:38:04
Thanks for this video and the questions. You have helped me to prepare tomorrow's lesson about sports in a different way !!
HandyTere
2019-02-25 12:07:14
thanks so much
Camizzy
2019-03-09 09:17:08
Beautiful video, my class will love it! Thank you!
gito
2019-04-04 04:35:59
Thank you very much
DROUODE
2019-04-08 11:14:11
thank you for great work.
DROUODE
2019-04-08 11:14:12
thank you for great work.
DROUODE
2019-04-08 11:14:13
thank you for great work.
DROUODE
2019-04-08 11:14:14
thank you for great work.
DROUODE
2019-04-08 11:14:16
thank you for great work.
dagarzon
2019-09-15 22:34:25
awesome
jammyd
2019-09-27 14:02:28
Thanks
monarules
2019-11-07 14:39:43
lovely!
AKKORN
2020-01-22 01:22:18
wow thank this is beautiful.
ginacilia
2020-03-22 14:52:25
Very useful. Thanks
liupikha
2020-04-05 01:42:20
interesting and I enjoy it so much!
abfteacher
2020-04-06 18:10:11
Any way we can have subtitles or a transcript?
Guntilonben
2020-04-12 23:52:32
Thank you. I enjoyed the lesson very much
rybchukman
2020-04-22 17:23:14
Wonderful video. Thanks for sharing)
napawan6240
2020-04-24 05:26:16
Thanks for your great lesson.
etuna1987
2020-04-25 14:52:17
It was amazing.thank you so much
gyongyike2000
2020-04-27 06:55:47
I love it!
Sonicka
2020-05-12 12:39:30
Great material for students, thanks
julietan
2020-05-14 12:01:20
Thanks for this - my teens will love it
sotnikovaa
2020-05-14 14:34:16
1. d 2. d 3. b 4. c 5. b 6. c
Yill123
2020-05-19 17:34:43
Anthony Daniel Gil Trujillo 5D
AlyaNelyssa
2020-06-10 02:40:35
Done
nsepulchre
2020-09-04 09:06:13
THIS IS REALLY COOL ;)