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Task Description
Watch the video and choose the best answer. Different uses of past simple and continuous.
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Scene summary
Somewhere in a little town in Belgium, there is a square. Somebody placed a button with the sign "Push to add drama"
Video length
1 minute 46 seconds
Video genre
TV commercials
Language goals
Grammar practice
The above lesson is a great teaching resource for:Pre-intermediate (A2)
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This resource is intended for:High schoolers
High schoolers
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Video quiz questions (printable)
1. Choose the correct options.
People (WALK) in a square. A man (RIDE) his bike.
walked/ was riding
were walking/was riding
were walking / rode
2. Choose the correct options.
He (PUSH) the button, an ambulance (APPEAR) and the paramedics (RUN) towards the building.
pushed / appeared/ ran
was pushing/appeared/ were running
pushed/was appearing/ ran
3. Choose the correct options.
While the paramedic (WALK) a man (ATTACK) him.
walked/ attacked
was walking/ was attacking
was walking/ attacked
walked/ was attacking
4. Choose the correct options.
The men (FIGHT) when a woman (RIDE) past in her underwear.
fought/ was riding
were fighting/ was riding
were fighting/ rode
5. Choose the correct options.
The woman (COVER) her ears.
was covering
6. Choose the correct options.
As the police and criminals (SHOOT), a man (FALL) down.
shot/ fell
shot/ was falling
were shooting/ was falling
were shooting/ fell
7. Choose the correct options.
The football players (RUN) out of the building, (PICK) up the man and (CARRY) him inside.
were running/ were picking/ were carrying
ran/ picked/ carried
were running/ picked/ carried
ran/ were picking/ were carrying
8. Choose the correct options.
People (READ) and (LAUGH) because they realized it was a prank.
read and laughed
read and were laughing
were reading and laughing
were reading and laughed
JaiArg is from/lives in Argentina and has been a member of iSLCollective since 2011-12-21. JaiArg last logged in on 2022-07-12, and has shared 26 resources on iSLCollective so far.
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