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Task Description
It's a story of an unusual photographer who works in dangerous conditions photographing fires. Student will watch a story of what such a job involves and listen to a personal story of Mark Tiessen.
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Scene summary
Presentation of the job profile - wildfire photographer talking about his life experience as a wildfire photographer
Video length
4 minutes 2 seconds
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Language goals
Listening comprehension
Grammar topic
The above lesson is a great teaching resource for:Elementary (A1), Pre-intermediate (A2)
Student type
This resource is intended for:Elementary schoolers, Adults
Elementary schoolers
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Video quiz questions (printable)
1. Guess the end.
What does he usually photograph?
2. Fill the gap.
But instead of running after wild animals, Mark
3. Choose the correct options.
What did Mark listen to when he was a child?
police reports
police radio
police radio messages
police sirens
4. Fill the gap.
So every summer, Mark takes hisand drives west to photograph wildfires.
5. Guess the end.
Where does he drive to photograph the fire?
6. Guess the end.
Why is Mark so interested in these fires?
7. Guess the end.
What is this job like?
8. Guess the end.
What can flames create?
9. Guess the end.
How tall can it be?
10. Fill the gap.
Mark is, in fact, awildland fire fighter himself.
11. Fill the gap.
His goal is to photograph the men and women who have the toughthis kind of fire.
12. Guess the end.
What is Mark's opinion about the fires?
13. Guess the end.
How does he feel after the job?
Discussion questions
1. What is your dream job?
2. Why do people like to do such dangerous jobs?
3. What are pros and cons of doing such jobs?
4. Write job interview questions and present the situation to the class.
Joans73 is from/lives in Poland and has been a member of iSLCollective since 2017-09-19. Joans73 last logged in on 2022-11-24, and has shared 5 resources on iSLCollective so far.
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