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Task Description
Analyze Edgar Allan Poe's biography. Listen attentively and do the basic listening comprehension tasks.
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Scene summary
Poe's life story and writing career are summarized. The video shows how Poe's encounter with death affected his mind and his way of writing.
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Edgar Allan Poe
Video length
3 minutes 50 seconds
Video genre
Documentaries
Language goals
listening
Listening comprehension
Level
The above lesson is a great teaching resource for:Pre-intermediate (A2)
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This resource is intended for:Adults
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Upload date
5/11/2018
Video quiz questions (printable)
1. Choose the correct options.
What was Edgar Allan Poe called?
The father of the suspense story.
The father of the detective story.
The father of the horror story.
2. Fill the gap.
He wasyears old when his mother died.
3. Fill the gap.
He started writing when he wasyears old.
4. Choose the correct options.
Why did he have to drop out of University?
Because he didn't like to study.
Because he went into great debt.
Because he wanted to be in the military.
5. Unmix the sentence.
When
he
went
to
live
with
his
aunt
in
Baltimore,
he
met
his
13-year-old
cousin,
who
died
of
tuberculosis
when
she
was
around
20.
6. Guess the end.
Why did people assume that he consumed drugs?
7. Choose the correct options.
People thought he must have been a strange person because his stories were too ...
dramatic
complex
creepy
8. Fill the gap.
Thein the Rue Morgue was the work by Poe that started the whole tradition of detective fiction.
9. Choose the correct options.
When was The Raven published?
1845
1945
1745
10. Guess the end.
How old was Poe when he died?
11. Unmix the sentence.
Poe's
death
was
one
of
the
most
bizarre
and
mysterious
things
about
his
life.
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Robertolli is from/lives in Argentina and has been a member of iSLCollective since 2016-03-21. Robertolli last logged in on 2022-11-29, and has shared 1 resources on iSLCollective so far.
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