Slapstick movie scenes – both silent like ones from Charlie Chaplin and others like Pink Panther clips – are great to show English Language Learners to have them write and talk about them. You can find lots of those videos at The Best Popular Movies/TV Shows For ESL/EFL (& How To Use Them).
Now, the internet has brought us this GIF that is sure to become a slapstick classic:
Oh boy. I have watched this unintentional slapstick scene over and over again. It’s golden. pic.twitter.com/E1L83E6d4F
— SimonNRicketts (@SimonNRicketts) August 5, 2016
So much happens so fast in it that The Verge has published a second-by-second description at Breaking down the best slapstick GIF we’ve ever seen.
You’d have to show it a number of times, but its speed, I suspect, would even make it more engaging to students.
You might also be interested in The Best Fun Videos For English Language Learners In 2016 – So Far.