Task description & scene summary

Task description:
Conversation and listening comprehension task for B1 to B2 teen to adult students.
Scene summary:
Philosophical discussion about music and emotional responses from the School of Life
Video length: 5 minutes 46 seconds
Video genre: Miscellaneous
Student types:
Copyright license: Creative Commons Attribution License
First published: 2020-11-04, 06:38:48 (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) What does it mean to say, 'We are all tonal creatures long before we are creatures of understanding?

  • We are different colours when we are small.
  • Babies don't understand anything.
  • Music effects us before we understand language.

2) What does, 'The musician trumps anything the philosopher might tell us' mean ?

  • Donald Trump is a musician.
  • Philosophy is more persuasive than music.
  • Music can effect us more than reason.

3) Who was Orpheus?

  • A musician with a lyre given to him by the Gods
  • The leader of the resistance in the Matrix films
  • A Dog trainer.

4) If you are sad, what sort of music do you listen to?

Answer the question using your own words

5) How does music adjust your mood?

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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Petrabery
2020-11-05 07:45:08
Thanks for an awesome lesson material :)
anetatanasova
2020-11-05 20:57:46
Thanks a lot!
ishel123
2020-11-05 22:43:03
great worksheet
JPSihombing
2020-11-16 23:47:59
Thank you very much for such a nice video. it is very helpful.