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Unit 4: Using Video, Part C

Before You Watch:

Try doing the task that the participants in the video were given.

Download Viewing Activity Two (PDF)

Vinci clip, scene two

Answer Key to Activity Two

Was Activity Two hard? What linguistic, contextual, and real-world clues helped you figure out a logical sequence for the dialogue?

After You Watch:

One issue that Kathy brings up is whether or not learners should be given the transcript of a scene as they are listening. What do you think about this question? What are the advantages and disadvantages of each option? Can both be used at different times?

What other ways of working with a movie scene can you imagine?

What other kinds of video recordings might you be able to use in the language you teach?


For additional information about this topic, please see the "Further Resources" section.

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