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Raiders of the Lost Ark information gap - An ESL speaking activity for communicative classrooms

I generally put As and Bs together to form the necessary questions before pairing them up to fill out the worksheet. This information gap can be the last 15 minutes of the Raiders 1 lesson plan.

A

1. Raiders of the Lost Ark was directed by Steven Spielberg.
2. It was produced by _____________.
3. It was released in 1981.
4. The movie script was written by ___________________.
5. The music was composed by John Williams.
6. It cost _______________ to make.
7. It had earned $384,000,000 by 2002.
8. _____________ tickets were sold in the US and Canada.
9. It's an action/adventure movie.
10. It's ____________________ long.


B

1. Raiders of the Lost Ark was directed by _____________.
2. It was produced by Frank Marshall and George Lucas.
3. It was released in ________.
4. The movie script was written by George Lucas, Philip Kaufman, and Lawrence Kasdan.
5. The music was composed by ________________.
6. It cost $20,000,000 to make.
7. In 2002 it had earned ______________.
8. 88,141,855 tickets were sold in the US and Canada.
9. It's an _________________ movie.
10. It's 1 hour 15 minutes long.