Task description & scene summary

Task description:
use different structures to express hypothetical meaning (I wish ..., if only ..., it's high time ..., it looks as if/ though ...)
Scene summary:
the wishgranter grants wishes to people who come to the fountain but one day he needs to leave the comfort of his underground workplace to make a wish come true
Video length: 4 minutes 49 seconds
Lesson type: Grammar practice
Student types:
Copyright license: Creative Commons Attribution No Derivatives License
First published: 2017-10-10, 21:17:22 (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) He wishes ...

  • he would has more money.
  • he has more money.
  • he had more money.
  • he had had more money.

2) "If only people ... for money most of the time."

  • didn't wish
  • hadn't wish
  • don't wish
  • won't wish

3) They wish they ... their soulmate.

  • could find
  • would be find
  • find
  • had found

4) It looks as if the stories about the magic fountain ... true.

  • isn't
  • weren't
  • aren't
  • wasn't

5) It looks as if ...

  • the coins were stuck.
  • the coins had been stuck.
  • the coins are stuck.
  • the coins would be stuck.

6) It's time he ... above the ground to fix the problem.

  • had gone
  • would go
  • goes
  • went

7) He wishes the girl ...

  • hadn't thrown the flowers away
  • wouldn't throw the flowers away
  • won't throw the flowers away
  • couldn't throw the flowers away

8) What if the wishbone ...

  • hadn't missed the boy?
  • had missed the boy?
  • didn't miss the boy?
  • missed the boy?

9) It's high time something ... properly.

  • would work
  • to work
  • worked
  • had worked

10) It looks as if he ... hope.

  • gave up
  • has given up
  • gives up
  • would give up

11) He wishes he ... faster.

  • is running
  • ran
  • could run
  • will run

12) Do you wish ... such a fountain in your town?

  • it is
  • there is
  • it was
  • there was

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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judylee
2017-10-11 03:08:17
Thanks
irinamayzeles
2018-01-21 05:17:04
Thank you!!
vampirufo
2018-02-28 11:25:25
Brilliant!
magicpearl
2018-05-13 08:56:24
Thanks a million :)))
SuzanyStock
2018-10-25 09:55:34
Amazing job! brilliant! thank you very much it´ll help me a lot in my classes
goodnesses
2019-01-23 16:04:34
Great resource. Thanks a bunch!
smlj
2019-01-29 21:58:04
Fantastic job! awesome!
Milton PJ
2019-11-07 17:07:08
I loved your activity! Thanks
neshve08
2020-03-25 11:10:23
great job thank you so much:)
beatrizamarques
2020-03-26 13:53:25
1) C 2) B 3) B 4) A 5) C 6) C 7) A 8) A 9) B 10) A 11) B 12) A
LeticiaMoreira
2020-03-26 14:10:13
1) c 2) b 3) b 4) a 5) c 6) c 7) a 8) a 9) b 10) a 11) b 12) a
Inesalves
2020-03-26 14:19:55
Inês Alves and Inês Leal 1- c; 2- b; 3- b; 4- a; 5- c; 6- c; 7- a; 8- a; 9- b; 10- a; 11- b; 12- a;
Dawn71
2020-03-31 17:26:52
This is great! Thank you!
sihelene
2020-04-14 16:00:40
Great ! Love this activity! Thank you!
Daria28M
2020-04-28 19:26:50
THANKS!!! FROM THE BOTTOM OF MY HEART! GREAT WORK!
viv_rm
2020-05-02 21:34:44
Excellent job. Thanks!
marveryv
2020-11-19 21:19:06
good job, thanks
SusanRegent
2020-11-22 10:11:08
very beautiful and useful, thank you!
FarizaMakhmut
2020-11-22 12:23:21
thank you!!!
zoxana
2021-03-08 10:17:12
Thank you!
apnagata
2021-04-14 15:37:27
wow! what a lovely activity! Congratulations for the creativity. And thank you for sharing it.
LDE2012
2021-05-03 12:06:52
Thanks a lot
jasu1309
2021-05-05 12:30:18
Excellent! Thank you.!!!
reymujica2019
2021-06-08 19:38:09
Thanks a lot! It's been really useful!
301tuttle
2021-09-28 10:36:53
absolutely brilliant!!!