My mid-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:

This video would be good to show ELLs – only older students, though – and then have them write and talk about what happened:

Though I have to admit I haven’t watched the entire video, I think this would be good to show ELLs and then have them talk and write about what they saw: