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Task Description
Listen and try to understand the words being said about nimbers. Fill in the gap.
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The video goes inside the Mark Twain-inspired frog-jumping competition at the annual Calaveras Country Fair in California.
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6 minutes 58 seconds
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Lectures (e.g. TED talks)
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Listening comprehension
The above lesson is a great teaching resource for:Beginner (pre-A1)
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This resource is intended for:Elementary schoolers
Elementary schoolers
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1. Fill the gap.
For almost a years folks have been jumping competitively at Calaveras County fair
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This began inwhen the american author Mark Twain wrote a story centered in Calaveras County and Angels Camp
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InAngels Camp celebrated a city improvement by holding a frog jump.
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This is theth annual jumping frog jubilee.
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The jockey has to get the frog jump or hoptimes in any direction.
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"We've been hereyears", says John Kitchell.
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Bill Gazoo and his team have been doing it foryears.
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Bill Proctor, a frog jumping legend, started jumping frogs in
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He and his buddy took first placetimes and setworld records.
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Temperature contro was the basic. You get them up to around 86 -degrees.
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The world record stood since
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The world record isfeet, five and three quarter inches.
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The top prize if the world record is exceeded isdollars.
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The next prize will bedollars.
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Now it's time for theth international frog jump.
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The topfrogs and their jockeys wll have one chance to jump.
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John Kitchell's second frog jump wasfeet 5 inches.
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Justin Fasado's frog jumpedfeet 4 inches.
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Bill Gazoo's frog jumpedfeet 1 inch
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They're carrying on a tradition that has existed foryears, and traces back to the story from Mark Twain.
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