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Task Description
Use past simple and/or past continuous to fill in the sentences all along the video.
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Scene summary
At the nursing home, everybody is waiting for the best TV programme. But something will happen...
Video length
5 minutes 13 seconds
Video genre
Short films
Language goals
Grammar practice
Grammar topic
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The above lesson is a great teaching resource for:Elementary (A1), Pre-intermediate (A2)
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This resource is intended for:Adults, Elementary schoolers, High schoolers
Elementary schoolers
High schoolers
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Video quiz questions (printable)
1. Fill the gap.
The old man(sleep), when he suddenly(wake up).
2. Fill the gap.
The old lady(build) a castle when someone(take) a piece of wood.
3. Fill the gap.
Their favourite TV show(start) while they(sit) on the sofa.
4. Fill the gap.
The nurse(switch) off the TV.
5. Fill the gap.
The nurse(play) Candy Crush, when a red light(begin) to flash on the computer.
6. Fill the gap.
A man(sweep) the floor while they(hide)in a room.
7. Fill the gap.
They(enter)the room and the man(not see) them.
8. Fill the gap.
The old lady(read) the map when she(have) an idea.
9. Fill the gap.
While the man(sweep) the floor, they(make) plans.
10. Fill the gap.
The old man(hang) above the nurse when she(take) a photo.
11. Fill the gap.
The nurse(discover) the man above her and(scream).
12. Fill the gap.
They(worry) when suddenly the man(open) the door of the room.
13. Fill the gap.
The old lady(catch) the TV remote.
14. Fill the gap.
They(be) happy and proud to have the remote.
15. Fill the gap.
They(be) ready to watch their programme, but the remote(not work) ...
MelanieHeaven is from/lives in France and has been a member of iSLCollective since 2013-10-15. MelanieHeaven last logged in on 2023-01-09, and has shared 13 resources on iSLCollective so far.
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