My end-of-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:
I’m adding these two videos to The Best Resources For Using “If This Animal Or Image Could Talk” Lesson Idea In Class. Students could have fun trying to imagine what they’re saying/thinking:
This next video could be shown to OLDER students, who could then write and talk about what they saw (it is classroom appropriate, but only for secondary classes):
Have kids they said 😂 pic.twitter.com/rjruS0KRdN
— CCTV_IDIOTS (@cctv_idiots) August 28, 2021
Masters 🐶😂 pic.twitter.com/zK99lAX4F0
— CCTV_IDIOTS (@cctv_idiots) September 5, 2021
You can see a great collection of “wordless” videos here (27 of them!). The class can watch one and then write and talk about what happened. One example:
Here’s another good video to show:
I’m adding this video to The Best Resources For Using “If This Animal Or Image Could Talk” Lesson Idea In Class:
I’m adding this next tweet to The Best Video Clips Of Sneaky Critters — Help Me Find More:
It stole a tuna sandwich 🥪 😂😂 pic.twitter.com/vy8iYLWrNu
— CCTV_IDIOTS (@cctv_idiots) May 11, 2021