My end-of-the-year “Best” list posts continue…
I use short, funny video clips a lot when I’m teaching ELLs, and you can read in detail about how I use them in The Best Popular Movies/TV Shows For ESL/EFL (& How To Use Them). In short, there are many ways to use them that promote speaking, listening, writing and reading (including having students describe – in writing and verbally – a chronological description of what they saw).
You can see all previous editions of this list, as well as other “Best” lists related to videos, here.
Here are my choices for the past six months:
Here’s a new Simon’s Cat video. I’m adding it to The Best Movie Scenes For Halloween.
Classic 😂 pic.twitter.com/yueUBnVZX6
— CCTV_IDIOTS (@cctv_idiots) October 3, 2020
It doesn’t appear that anyone was seriously hurt in this video clip, so I think it would be a good one for ELLs to watch and then describe what they saw:
Exercise is good for you apparently 😂 pic.twitter.com/7ObSHjRRDj
— CCTV_IDIOTS (@cctv_idiots) August 19, 2020
This is definitely not a “funny” video to show ELLs, which are the kinds of videos I usually share, but it would certainly get their attention and they could talk and write about what happened: