What Social Distancing Looks Like Around The World

ika098 April 03, 2020
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:
Watch the video and learn new vocabulary. Fill the sentences with appropriate words.
Scene summary:
Young people from different countries talk about their lives during the COVID-19 lock-out
Video length: 14 minutes 38 seconds
Student types:
Copyright license: iSLCollective Copyright License
First published: 2020-04-03, 11:35:35 (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)

Fill the gap: In Italy people can go out only to the ________________________

2)

Fill the gap: In Singapore people are a lot more aware of things like ________________________

3)

Fill the gap: Kayla has been working from home for ________________________ weeks.

4)

Fill the gap: In Germany people are distancing themselves from other people, by almost staying inside the ________________________ time.

5)

Fill the gap: In Spain there is police and military ________________________ the streets to make sure nobody is outside unless it's strictly needed.

6)

Fill the gap: A lot of the ________________________ have been closed or are being heavily ________________________

7)

Fill the gap: Singapore is very ________________________ but I think the government has been doing a fairly good job with containing it.

8)

Fill the gap: In Italy there is no one around and streets are ________________________

9)

Fill the gap: In Hong Kong people are very ________________________ of the consequences of this virus.

10)

Fill the gap: Joel has been advised to stay indoors for ________________________ weeks.

11)

Fill the gap: Yuko feels worried that what if there's a ________________________ of ________________________ of infections in a few weeks, again.

12)

Fill the gap: Matilde feels uncertainty of what's going to happen in the future ,it makes her feel more ________________________ and ________________________

13)

Fill the gap: Joel panics if he has a common ________________________ and he's got a ________________________ nose.

14)

Fill the gap: Joel gets ________________________

15)

Fill the gap: But now it's been proven that it's, not like a ________________________

16)

Fill the gap: In times like these it's best to remain ________________________

17)

Fill the gap: But most sporting events, either got ________________________ or ________________________ which is fine.

18)

Fill the gap: Yuko carries around hand ________________________ washes her hands and ________________________

19)

Fill the gap: The main ________________________ Joel has been taking is social distancing.

20)

Fill the gap: Matilde makes sure to wash her hands ________________________ and to ________________________ the products that she buys.

21)

Fill the gap: In the ________________________ or playing table tennis with my brothers,.

22)

Fill the gap: Nathan is a bit of a ________________________

23)

Fill the gap: Pedro was working as an engineer ________________________ in an airplane manufacturer.

24)

Fill the gap: She's trying to ________________________ her routines as much as possible because she knows that this is really good for her ________________________ health.

25)

Fill the gap: Always wanted to ________________________ on her Chinese .

26)

Fill the gap: Pedro will ________________________ with his friends.

27)

Fill the gap: - Move, your body because I think if you can stay active, you will stay ________________________ for a longer period of time.

28)

Fill the gap: ________________________ is capable of overcoming a lot of things.

Discussion questions

1. What advice do you have for people worried about COVID-19?

2. How has COVID-19 changed your life?

Vocabulary list

  • aware: WORD: знать DEFINITON: knowing that something (such as a situation, condition, or problem) exists
  • raid: WORD: набег DEFINITON: a surprise attack on an enemy by soldiers or other military forces
  • entire: WORD: все DEFINITON: complete or full : not lacking or leaving out any part
  • densely populated: WORD: густонаселенный DEFINITON: crowded with people
  • consequences: WORD: последствия DEFINITON: something that happens as a result of a particular action or set of conditions
  • anxious: WORD: тревожный DEFINITON: afraid or nervous especially about what may happen : feeling anxiety
  • flu: WORD: грипп DEFINITON: a common disease that is caused by a virus and that causes fever, weakness, body aches, and breathing problems
  • postponed: WORD: отложено DEFINITON: to decide that something which had been planned for a particular time will be done at a later time instead
  • canceled: WORD: отменен DEFINITON: to stop doing or planning to do (something) : to decide that something (such as a game, performance, etc.) will not happen
  • gargle: WORD: полоскать горло DEFINITON: to clean your throat and mouth with a liquid that you move around in your throat and then spit out
  • properly: WORD: должным образом DEFINITON: in a way that is acceptable or suitable
  • treadmill: WORD: бегущая дорожка DEFINITON: an exercise machine which has a large belt that moves around while a person walks or runs on it
  • hermit: WORD: отшельник DEFINITON: a person who lives in a simple way apart from others especially for religious reasons
  • maintain: WORD: поддерживать DEFINITON: to keep (something) in good condition by making repairs, correcting problems, etc.
  • brush up: WORD: освежить DEFINITON: to improve your skill at (something) or increase your knowledge of (something)
  • hang out: WORD: тусоваться DEFINITON: spend a lot of time
  • sane: WORD: в своем уме DEFINITON: having a healthy mind : able to think normally

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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moschom
2020-04-09 20:44:58
You have inspired a whole lesson for my 16-year-old students! Thank you!
olgapana
2020-05-04 21:39:58
THANK YOU!
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2020-06-25 12:30:20
thankYou. Terimakasih
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2020-09-21 22:41:44
Thank you!
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2020-10-22 16:01:31
I am really grateful.