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Task Description
Students watch Oktapodi and choose between past simple, past continuous and past perfect.
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Scene summary
A cute cephalopodic couple are separated and with one squid on her way to a plate in a restaurant, it's up to her partner to rescue her.
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Past tense review
Video length
2 minutes 26 seconds
Video genre
Short films
Language goals
Grammar practice
Grammar topic
Other pedagogical goals
The above lesson is a great teaching resource for:Pre-intermediate (A2), Intermediate (B1)
Student type
This resource is intended for:Elementary schoolers, High schoolers
Elementary schoolers
High schoolers
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Video quiz questions (printable)
1. Choose the correct options.
Orangio and Pinky ______ when someone ______ Pinky.
cuddle / take
cuddled / was took
was cuddling / taken
were cuddling / took
2. Choose the correct options.
The driver ______ Pinky in a cooler and ______ her to his truck.
put / carried
was putting / carried
was putting / was carrying
had put / carried
3. Choose the correct options.
While the driver ______ his truck, Orangio ______ to save Pinky.
started / ran
had started / had run
was starting / was running
was starting / ran
4. Choose the correct options.
The driver ______ when he _____ Orangio clinging to the window.
drove / saw
was driving / saw
was driving / was seeing
had driven / saw
5. Choose the correct options.
Pinky ______ the brake and the truck _____ out of control.
pulled / spun
was pulling / spun
was pulling / was spinning
had pulled / spun
6. Choose the correct options.
By the time the driver ______ to Orangio and Pinky, they _______.
got / jumped
got / jumping
got / had jumped
was getting / were jumping
7. Choose the correct options.
While they ______ from pool to pool, the driver ______ them.
jumped / followed
were jumping / had followed
had jumped / followed
were jumping / was following
8. Choose the correct options.
The driver ______ Orangio and Pinky.
was catching
had caught
9. Choose the correct options.
The driver ______ control of his truck and ______ into the sea.
lost / crashed
had lost / crashed
was losing / was crashing
lost / was crashing
10. Choose the correct options.
Orangio ______ on the clothesline when the bird ______ him.
sat / grabbed
had sat / grabbed
was sitting / grabbed
was sitting / was grabbing
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