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Has tourism killed Venice?

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Task Description
The students answer a few gap fill and open-ended questions on the topic of over-tourism in Venice.
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Scene summary
The video discusses the impact of large numbers of tourists visiting one of Europe's most popular tourist destinations, Venice.
Video length
10 minutes 28 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:Proficient (C2), Advanced (C1), Upper-intermediate (B2)
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.
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This resource is licensed by AndyBC1981 under the iSLCollective Copyright License.
Upload date
27/05/2020
Video quiz questions (printable)
1. Fill the gap.
but is Venice stillfrom its popularity or sinking under over tourism Music over 20 million people visit Venice every …
2. Guess the end.
What is your opinion of what the officials are doing?
3. Guess the end.
Do you think getting lost in a city is the best way to get to know it?
4. Fill the gap.
… andthat people have been wanting to capture this city for centuries.
5. Guess the end.
Do you feel that the reporter was exaggerating?
Vocabulary list
cruise-liners
cruise ships
to prosper
to do very well
afloat
floating
a premise
a statement that forms the basis of a hypothesis
to loiter
to hang around
harsh
cruel or severe
a fan
a device to keep you cool
to venture
to take a risky/adventurous journey
northernmost
most northern
to pinch yourself
take a moment to convince oneself that a good or pleasurable situation is real
a bid
an attempt
to feel for someone
to sympathize with someone
Venetian
a person from Venice
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