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 this video to The Best Movie Scenes For Halloween:
You probably only want to show this video to older ELLs – the first version is no longer available, but the second captioned one is:
This Magnum P.I. clip is bonkers. pic.twitter.com/KBgmeXrv5e
— Mike McIntyre (@mcintyremike) July 29, 2022
Here’s a captioned version of the same clip:
👋 we updated @mcintyremike’s tweet to include *automatic* captions… Caption once, post everywhere: https://t.co/HDazmj4rMk pic.twitter.com/aCc8KYGnvL
— HeadlinerClip Caption (@HeadlinerClip) July 30, 2022