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Players need to answer reading comprehension questions about this short history video.
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A short history about Amelia Earhart and her disappearance is given in a short video.
Video length
4 minutes 9 seconds
Video genre
Lectures (e.g. TED talks)
Language goals
Listening comprehension
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The above lesson is a great teaching resource for:Upper-intermediate (B2)
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This resource is intended for:High schoolers
High schoolers
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1. Choose the correct options.
How long ago did Amelia Earhart take her last doomed flight?
in 1989
in 1938
more than 80 years ago
more than 18 years ago
more than 88 years ago
2. Guess the end.
When did she fly solo across the Atlantic, becoming the first woman to do so?
3. Choose the correct options.
What do you think a synonym for 'circumnavigate' the globe is?
circle the globe
drive the globe
move the globe
4. Choose the correct options.
What are some of the places they stopped at while they circled the globe?
South America
Southeast Asia
Northern Asia
South Pacific
5. Guess the end.
How long had they been flying when they arrived to New Guinea?
6. Guess the end.
How long did the search go on for before Earhart's husband paid for his own search?
7. Guess the end.
How long after her disappearance was she declared dead?
8. Choose the correct options.
What are some theories about her disappearance?
She was a spy and was captured.
She was captured by the Chinese.
Her plane was hit by lightning.
She returned home and changed her name.
Lala Yeh
Lala Yeh
Lala Yeh is from/lives in Taiwan and has been a member of iSLCollective since 2016-04-08. Lala Yeh last logged in on 2023-02-02, and has shared 40 resources on iSLCollective so far.
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