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Task Description
Listen to the lyrics and choose the correct word from a selection of similar sounding words.
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Scene summary
"Maria" from the 1965 film of THE SOUND OF MUSIC. This song is sung by the nuns at Nonnberg Abbey, who are exasperated with Maria for being a "flibbertigibbet"; they say that she is frolicsome for the decorous and austere life at the Abbey.
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1 minute 39 seconds
Video genre
Film scenes
Language goals
listening
Listening comprehension
General topic
Grammar topic
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Level
The above lesson is a great teaching resource for:Intermediate (B1), Pre-intermediate (A2), Elementary (A1)
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This resource is intended for:Adults
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This resource is licensed by BlackbirdSarah under the iSLCollective Copyright License.
Upload date
08/07/2022
Video quiz questions (printable)
1. Choose the correct options.
Which word is missing from this line? "She ___________ a tree and scrapes her knee"
claims /kleɪmz/
clams /klæmz/
climbs /klaɪmz/
clems /klemz/
2. Choose the correct options.
Which word is missing from this line? "Her dress has got a ___________"
tear /teə/
tier /tɪə/
tyre /ˈtaɪə/
tore /tɔː/
3. Choose the correct options.
Which word is missing from this line? "She waltzes on her ___________ to mass"
why /waɪ/
we /wiː/
woe /wəʊ/
way /weɪ/
4. Choose the correct options.
Which word is missing from this line? "And whistles on the ___________"
star /stɑː/
steer /stɪə/
stair /steə/
stir /stɜː/
5. Choose the correct options.
Which word is missing from this line? "And underneath her ___________ she has curlers in her hair"
simple /ˈsɪmpl/
wimple /ˈwɪmpl/
pimple /ˈpɪmpl/
dimple /ˈdɪmpl/
6. Choose the correct options.
Which word is missing from this line? "I've even __________ her singing in the abbey"
heard /hɜːd/
hard /hɑːd/
head /hed/
hired /ˈhaɪəd/
7. Choose the correct options.
Which word is missing from this line? "She's always ___________ for chapel"
let /let/
late /leɪt/
light /laɪt/
lit /lɪt/
8. Choose the correct options.
Which word is missing from this line? "But her penitence is ___________"
role /rəʊl/
rule /ruːl/
rail /reɪl/
real /rɪəl/
9. Choose the correct options.
Which word is missing from this line? "She's always late for everything, except for every ___________"
mile /maɪl/
mail /meɪl/
mill /mɪl/
meal /miːl/
10. Choose the correct options.
Which word is missing from this line? "I hate to have to say it but I very firmly __________"
full /fʊl/
fall /fɔːl/
feel /fiːl/
fail /feɪl/
11. Choose the correct options.
Which word is missing from this line? "Maria's not an ___________ to the abbey"
asset /ˈæsɛt/
abet /əˈbɛt/
aigrette /ˈeɪgrɛt/
armet /ˈɑːmɛt/
12. Choose the correct options.
Which word is missing from this line? "I'd like to say a ___________ in her behalf"
wired /ˈwaɪəd/
word /wɜːd/
ward /wɔːd/
weird /wɪəd/
13. Choose the correct options.
Which word is missing from this line? "Maria ... makes me ... ___________"
loaf /ləʊf/
leaf /liːf/
life /laɪf/
laugh /lɑːf/
14. Choose the correct options.
Which word is missing from this line? "How do you solve a problem _________ Maria?"
look /lʊk/
lack /læk/
like /laɪk/
leak /liːk/
15. Choose the correct options.
Which word is missing from this line? "How do you catch a ___________ and pin it down?"
clawed /klɔːd/
clad /klæd/
clod /klɒd/
cloud /klaʊd/
16. Choose the correct options.
Which word is missing from this line? "How do you find a word that ___________ Maria?"
mines /maɪnz/
moons /muːnz/
means /miːnz/
mains /meɪnz/
17. Choose the correct options.
Which word is missing from this line? "A flibbertigibbet! A will-o'-the-wisp! A ___________"
clan /klæn/
clone /kləʊn/
clown /klaʊn/
clean /kliːn/
18. Choose the correct options.
Which word is missing from this line? "Many a ___________ you know you'd like to tell her"
thing /θɪŋ/
bring /brɪŋ/
cling /klɪŋ/
swing /swɪŋ/
19. Choose the correct options.
Which word is missing from this line? "Many a thing she ___________ to understand"
out /aʊt/
eight /eɪt/
ought /ɔːt/
ate /et/
20. Choose the correct options.
Which word is missing from this line? "But how do you make her ___________ and listen to all you say?"
sty /staɪ/
stay /steɪ/
stow /stəʊ/
stew /stjuː/
21. Choose the correct options.
Which word is missing from this line? "How do you keep a ___________ upon the sand"
weave /wiːv/
wove /wəʊv/
wave /weɪv/
WAV /wæv/
22. Choose the correct options.
Which word is missing from this line? "Oh, ___________ do you solve a problem like Maria?
who /huː/
high /haɪ/
haw /hɔː/
how /haʊ/
23. Choose the correct options.
Which word is missing from this line? "How do you ___________ a moonbeam in your hand"
healed /hiːld/
hold /həʊld/
held /held/
hailed /heɪld/
Vocabulary list
flibbertigibbet /ˈflɪbətɪˌdʒɪbɪt/
an irresponsible, silly, or gossipy person
will-o'-the-wisp /wɪl ə ðə wɪsp/
something that keeps disappearing or that is impossible to catch or reach
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