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Task Description
Practise 4 tenses: Past Simple/Past Continuous/Past Perfect/Past Perfect Continuous
Video details
Scene summary
A funny video with a surprising turn of events about who the real taxi killer is.
Video source
Narrative tenses
Video length
2 minutes 20 seconds
Video genre
Short films
Language goals
grammar
Grammar practice
Other pedagogical goals
Level
The above lesson is a great teaching resource for:Intermediate (B1), Upper-intermediate (B2)
Student type
This resource is intended for:High schoolers, Adults
high-school
High schoolers
adults
Adults
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Sensitivity
This resource does not contain any images, words or ideas that would upset a reasonable person in any culture.
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Upload date
09/06/2019
Video quiz questions (printable)
1. Choose the correct options.
While she ................... down the street, it ................
was walking/was raining
was walking/had been raining
walked/had rained
was walking/rained
2. Choose the correct options.
Before she ...................... a taxi, she ........... for a while
hailed/walked
hailed/was walking
hailed/had been walking
was hailing/had walked
3. Choose the correct options.
Before the taxi driver .................. the girl if she had any luggage, she ..................... the driver where she wanted to go.
had asked/told
asked/had told
was asking/had been telling
asked/was telling
4. Choose the correct options.
After the thunder ........................, the phone ...................... dead.
roared/had gone
was roaring/had gone
had been roaring/had gone
had roared/went
5. Choose the correct options.
The taxi driver ........................ wickedly while he ..................... .
was laughing/drove
had been laughing/drove
laughed/was driving
had laughed/had been driving
6. Choose the correct options.
They .......................... for the traffic lights to change when a homeless man ...................... .
were waiting/showed up
had been waiting/had shown up
had waited/showed up
waited/was showing up
7. Choose the correct options.
The radio ....................... and the man ........................ along.
was playing/sang
played/had sung
was playing/was singing
played/had been singing
8. Choose the correct options.
Before the woman ...................... to hit the taxi driver with an umbrella, the taxi driver....................... weird all along.
decided/had been acting
was deciding/had acted
decided/was acting
decided/acted
9. Choose the correct options.
After she ......................... him on the head with an umbrella, he ................... control over the car.
hit/was losing
had hit/lost
had been hitting/had lost
was hitting/had lost
10. Choose the correct options.
After the woman ...................... the news, she ................ another taxi.
watched/had been hailing
was watching/was hailing
had watched/hailed
had been watching/was hailing
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