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Task Description
Listening comprehension. Multiple Choice. Unscramble sentences. Gap fill. Correct the wrong word. Open questions.
Video details
Scene summary
The video gives information about the Empire State Building's history, location, construction, as well as facts about its characteristics.
Video length
4 minutes 14 seconds
Video genre
Lectures (e.g. TED talks)
Language goals
listening
Listening comprehension
Level
The above lesson is a great teaching resource for:Pre-intermediate (A2), Intermediate (B1)
Student type
This resource is intended for:Adults, High schoolers
adults
Adults
high-school
High schoolers
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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 marianimonica under the iSLCollective Copyright License.
Upload date
11/18/2021
Video quiz questions (printable)
1. Choose the correct options.
The Empire State Building is the most famous skyscraper in the world.
True
False
2. Choose the correct options.
This building has 102 _____ and with its antenna stands at a height of 1,454 _____ tall.
floors / metres
storeys / feet
floors / feet
storeys / metres
3. Correct the wrong word.
It is located on Long Island in New York.
4. Choose the correct options.
Which landmarks are mentioned?
Times Square.
Central Park.
The Chrysler Building.
Rockefeller Center.
The One World Trade Center Building.
5. Guess the end.
How long did it take to complete?
6. Unmix the sentence.
It
was
built
at
the
beginning
of
the
Great
Depression.
7. Fill the gap.
Many otherprojects were halted due to lack of
8. Choose the correct options.
It was unoccupied until the middle of the 20th century.
True
False
9. Choose the correct options.
The Chrysler Building _____ the Empire State Building.
is as tall as
isn't as tall as
is less tall than
10. Choose the correct options.
The Empire State Building's record as the world's tallest building was broken in the early 1970s.
True
False
11. Unmix the sentence.
The
Burj
Khalifa
is
currently
the
tallest
building
in
the
world.
12. Fill the gap.
Many people were fearful that with eachthe streets below would be without sunshine and
13. Choose the correct options.
Once the building reached 30 floors, there was no height _____, as long as each floor didn't _____ more than 25% of the area of the site.
restriction / surpass
restriction / exceed
limit / surpass
limit / exceed
14. Correct the wrong word.
The first floor of the building is home to mainly retail stores.
15. Guess the end.
How many entrances to the building are there?
16. Fill the gap.
Hundreds of tenants use this buildingso theis very important.
17. Guess the end.
How many elevators are there at present?
18. Choose the correct options.
There's room for _____.
offices
open work areas
meeting halls
conference rooms
19. Fill the gap.
In the Service Core are the elevators, bathrooms,and vertical shafts to carryair and power to each of the floors.
20. Unmix the sentence.
The
Observation
Deck
is
on
the
86th
floor.
21. Correct the wrong word.
There's also a barrier to prevent anything from falling off the edge.
22. Choose the correct options.
Tourists are allowed to climb to the 102nd floor for free.
True
False
23. Choose the correct options.
There's a 103rd floor which can only be reached by stairs.
True
False
24. Unmix the sentence.
The
Empire
State
Building
remains
a
favourite
place
to
visit
in
New
York
City.
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