Wednesday, May 18, 2016

American History X (movie trailer)

A former neo-nazi skinhead tries to prevent his younger brother from going down the same wrong path that he did.

 

Worksheet
Here is a worksheet based on the trailer of the film American History X. There is a gap-fill exercise and a set of comprehension questions for class discussion. Answer key as well as some teacher's notes are provided.


To download the worksheet click here.

 

Monday, May 16, 2016

The Dog and the Hummingbird (the story of an unlikely friendship)

April 26, 2016. A rescued dog saves a baby hummingbird from death and the two become unlikely best friends.

Task 1.
For full screen view click here.


Task 2.

Worksheet
Here is a worksheet based on the video above. There are two comprehension exercises (gap-fill and  True/False) and a vocabulary exercise (crossword puzzle). Answer key included.


To download the worksheet click here.

 

Thursday, April 14, 2016

Octopus Escapes from Aquarium (video)

April 12, 2016. Inky the octopus has successfully escaped an aquarium and re-entered the ocean.

Task 1.
For full screen view click here. To check your answers click here.


Task 2.

Worksheet
Here is a worksheet based on a short BBC video about the escape of an octopus from a New Zealand aquarium. There is a vocabulary matching exercise as a pre-listening activity, a True/False comprehension exercise, a grammar exercise (students are given the transcript and are asked to put the verbs in brackets in the correct tense, active or passive) and finally there is a trivia quiz about octopuses. Answer key included.  


To download the worksheet click here.

Octopus Trivia Quizzes
The Ultimate Octopus Quiz - HowStuffWorks
Octopus Quiz - Fun Facts you Need to Know!
An Octopus is Amazing Quiz
The Giant Pacific Octopus Trivia Quiz - Fun Trivia Games