Donate a coffee

Everything you need to know to read "Frankenstein" - Iseult Gillespie

209
0
Say thanks!
Post your comment
The author
whitenblack021
whitenblack021
Similar Resources

Video quiz details

Task Description
Answer the listening comprehension questions below the video. Check your answers
Video details
Scene summary
In 1815, Lord Byron proposed a challenge to a few literary guests he had gathered in his house on Lake Geneva: Who could write the most chilling ghost story? This question sparked an idea in eighteen-year-old Mary Shelley who, over the next few months, crafted the story of “Frankenstein.” Iseult Gillespie shares everything you need to know to read Mary Shelley’s classic novel.
Video length
5 minutes 2 seconds
Video genre
Documentaries
Language goals
grammar
Grammar practice
Grammar topic
Other pedagogical goals
Level
The above lesson is a great teaching resource for:Intermediate (B1)
Student type
This resource is intended for:Business/professional students, Adults
business-professional
Business/professional students
adults
Adults
Quality check
Quality not yet verified by the community.
Sensitivity
This resource does not contain any images, words or ideas that would upset a reasonable person in any culture.
Copyright license
Upload date
06/04/2021
Video quiz questions (printable)
1. Guess the end.
What was the cause of "THE YEAR WITHOUT A SUMMER" during 1815?
2. Choose the correct options.
"Who could write the most _____ ghost story"
Creepy
Chilling
Scary
3. Choose the correct options.
How old was Mary Shelley?
She was 18 years old
She was 80 years old
She was 28 years old
4. Guess the end.
"Frankenstein refers to the nameless monster's maker, Victor Frankenstein" Who is nameless?
5. Fill the gap.
So tense is thebetween creator and creature that the two have merged in our collective imagination.
6. Fill the gap.
He constructs his monster part by part fromand electrifies it into conscious being.
7. Guess the end.
What did Victor Frankenstein do after creating the monster?
8. Fill the gap.
This gave humanityand
9. Choose the correct options.
the Romantic Period
love for nature
emotions and feeling
cold hearted
rationality
isolation
10. Guess the end.
Do the romantics stand for artificial intelligence?
11. Choose the correct options.
The gothic genre is characterized by
unease
eerie settings (strange and frightening)
romance
drama
12. Guess the end.
Did Mary Shelley know her mother?
13. Fill the gap.
She became pregnant following her elopement with Percy atbut that baby died shortly after
14. Fill the gap.
Out ofmore pregnancies, onlyof their children survived.
15. Choose the correct options.
Choose the antonym of the word "Hamartia"
weak point
achilles' heel
strenght
16. Fill the gap.
And that decision echoes throughout the novel, which is full of references to fire and imagery that contrasts
whitenblack021
whitenblack021
ar
Whitenblack021 is from/lives in Argentina and has been a member of iSLCollective since 2018-10-22. Whitenblack021 last logged in on 2022-12-02, and has shared 15 resources on iSLCollective so far.
See Portfolio
Post a comment
Post your comment
Comments
Be the first commenter!