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Task Description
The learners are going to improve their listening skills and practise Past Simple and Present Perfect Tenses.
Video details
Scene summary
A geothermal scientist Ruzo discovered an incredulous river deep in the Amazon, with water hot enough to kill a human.
Video length
2 minutes 22 seconds
Video genre
Documentaries
Language goals
grammar
Grammar practice
Other pedagogical goals
Level
The above lesson is a great teaching resource for:Upper-intermediate (B2)
Student type
This resource is intended for:Elementary schoolers
elementary-school
Elementary schoolers
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This resource does not contain any images, words or ideas that would upset a reasonable person in any culture.
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This resource is licensed by mermaid72 under the iSLCollective Copyright License.
Upload date
22/07/2020
Video quiz questions (printable)
1. Unmix the sentence.
Imagine
a
river
hot
enough
to
kill
you.
2. Unmix the sentence.
Said
to
be
the
home
of
a
powerful
Amazonian
spirit.
3. Fill the gap.
This place isand I'vethere.
4. Correct the wrong word.
This is the Shanay-Timpishka, the burning river of the Amazon.
5. Unmix the sentence.
My
name
is
Andres
Ruzo,
and
I'm
a
geothermal
scientist
and
conservationist.
6. Fill the gap.
As a boy in Lima my grandfather told me thisthegold.
7. Choose the correct options.
But there was a ... in that story.
drama
detail
draw
8. Unmix the sentence.
I
certainly
imagined
it,
but
never
really
dwelled
on
it,
It
was
just
a
detail.
9. Correct the wrong word.
It's getting little hotter.
10. Fill the gap.
Itthisis real.
11. Unmix the sentence.
So,
this
boiling
river's
located
in
the
heart
of
the
central
Peruvian
Amazon.
12. Fill the gap.
TheI've measured was210 degrees Fahrenheit.
13. Fill the gap.
Theis130 degrees.
14. Unmix the sentence.
It's
hard
to
physically
imagine
that
much
hot
water.
15. Fill the gap.
Youand you'llsecond and third degree burns.
16. Choose the correct options.
In a matter of ....
moments
minutes
seconds
17. Unmix the sentence.
I've
seen
a
number
of
animals
fall
into
the
boiling
water,
everything
from
birds
to
reptiles.
18. Fill the gap.
like us, we don'tat those high temperatures.
19. Unmix the sentence.
We
literally
start
to
cook
on
the
bone.
20. Correct the wrong word.
Feeling that flame comes into you.
21. Fill the gap.
Breathing in thatwhere youthe air heating you up inside your nose.
22. Choose the correct options.
You can fell it going into your ....
heart
lungs
stomach
23. Unmix the sentence.
You
can
feel
the
presence
of
your
lungs
because
of
the
heat
of
the
air.
24. Choose the correct options.
It still gives me ...
chill
goosebumps
shudder
25. Correct the wrong word.
The factual name of the boiling river is Shanay-Timpishka.
26. Unmix the sentence.
And
that
means,
according
to
one
of
the
local
shamans,
boiled
with
the
heat
of
the
sun.
27. Choose the correct options.
It is ...
stupendous
spectacular
stunning
28. Unmix the sentence.
This
place
has
totally
redefined
what
it
means
to
be
sacred
for
me.
29. Fill the gap.
I think once you'vethat'syou, you love it.
30. Choose the correct options.
And you can't ... that go.
allow
let
permit
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