Mar 15, 2017

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them: Simple Past




This activity was provided by a reader called Magdalena Irrazábal. Thanks, Magdalena, for the contribution.

¨Before you watch
Discuss in class: Have you watched the movie? What is it about? Does it relate to another famous movie? Which one?

¨ While you watch














Watch three scenes from the movies. Put the titles of the scenes in order:
Newt arrives to New York                                        Scene number _____
Newt chases Niffler                                                  Scene number _____
Newt finds Niffler in the bank                                  Scene number _____
¨ After watching
Scene 1: Answer the questions
-          How many times has Newt been to New York?
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-          How do you think Newt feels when the policeman asks the questions?
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-          What does Newt say about his suitcase?
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-          Why does the suitcase look normal to the policeman?
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-          What does the policeman say to Newt at the end?
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Scene 2: (a) Put the events in order
-          The suitcase opens and a roar comes from inside.    ___
-          Niffler acts like a statue.  ___
-          Newt sees Niffler.  ___
-          Kowalski arrives to the shop.              ___
-          Niffler and Newt destroy the shop.  ___
-          Newt breaks the window and jumps inside.  ___
-          Newt falls from a ladder through the window.  ___
-          Niffler drops the jewelry.  ___
(b) Turn the all the sentences into the Past Simple tense. Write four in the affirmative and four in the negative.
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Scene 3: Write 6 sentences in your folder describing the scene. Use the verbs from the box and the Past Simple tense.
Enter – See – Catch – Shake – Fall – Laugh