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


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