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Adult Students ESL History of Halloween

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Task Description
Understand the history of Halloween, and answer basic comprehension questions. Provides an explanation of the history of Halloween.
Video details
Scene summary
Describes the origin and history of Halloween through the history channel. Starts with Celtic culture through to current American culture.
Video length
2 minutes 16 seconds
Video genre
Lectures (e.g. TED talks)
Language goals
listening
Listening comprehension
Other pedagogical goals
Level
The above lesson is a great teaching resource for:Elementary (A1)
Student type
This resource is intended for:Adults
adults
Adults
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This resource does not contain any images, words or ideas that would upset a reasonable person in any culture.
Copyright license
This resource is licensed by fpkm under the Creative Commons Attribution License.
Upload date
20/10/2017
Video quiz questions (printable)
1. Fill the gap.
When most people think of Halloween they think ofand other family friendly activities.
2. Unmix the sentence.
2000
years
ago
3. Choose the correct options.
People believed that the dead return as
children
ghosts
mice
ghost
4. Guess the end.
Why would they leave food and wine on their doorsteps?
5. Guess the end.
Why did they wear masks?
6. Unmix the sentence.
All
three
of
these
traditions
originated
in
Medieval
Britain.
7. Choose the correct options.
In souling, what would the needy do?
beg for your soul
beg for food
beg for candy
beg for you to smile
8. Fill the gap.
In guising, people would accept food, money and wine in exchange for singing, reciting poetry or telling
9. Guess the end.
Who changed the tradition in the 19th century?
10. Choose the correct options.
What is on the house that doesn't belong there?
streamers and cookies
sheets and pillows
toilet paper and eggs
candy and ice cream
11. Guess the end.
What do American consumers spend 2.5 billion dollars on annually?
12. Choose the correct options.
What color was the cat at the end of the video?
blue
grey
black
white
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