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Task Description
First watch on non-interactive mode to see the video uninterrupted. Then, go through the video on interactive mode and answer the questions
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Scene summary
Morpheus trains Neo (the hero) in The Matrix (2000). Watch and use the vocabulary list to complete the questions
Video length
4 minutes 20 seconds
Video genre
Film scenes
Language goals
Listening comprehension
General topic
Other pedagogical goals
The above lesson is a great teaching resource for:Intermediate (B1)
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This resource is intended for:High schoolers
High schoolers
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Video quiz questions (printable)
1. Fill the gap.
This scene takes place in theof a building
2. Guess the end.
What have we learned so far about this training session they're having?
3. Choose the correct options.
What character traits do we see from Morpheus so far? (Select all that apply)
He's mean
He's wise
He's loud
He's a student
He's a good fighter
4. Choose the correct options.
What kind of shot is this?
Close up
Pan shot
Wide shot
Bird's eye view shot
5. Guess the end.
How does the music in this sequence match with what is happening?
6. Guess the end.
How is this shot an example of a reversal (we expect one thing and other happens)?
7. Choose the correct options.
What kind of shot is this?
Close up
Over the shoulder
8. Guess the end.
Why have the shot of Morpheus flying through the air be a wide shot?
9. Guess the end.
Why are all the shots of Neo getting back up so slow? What does it tell us about the fight?
10. Fill the gap.
This shot tells us that oneof Neo is his determination and effort
11. Guess the end.
How do you think they filmed this shot? Hint: they did not defy gravity!
12. Choose the correct options.
What character traits is the actor of Morpheus portraying (showing us)?
He's tired from the fight
He's worried about Neo
He's calm
He's fighting
He's teaching
13. Choose the correct options.
The camera here is
Above Neo
At Neo's eye level
Below Neo
14. Choose the correct options.
The camera here is
Above Morpheus
At Morpheus's eye level
Below Morpheus
15. Guess the end.
What does it tell viewers when the camera is at Neo's eye level, but below Morpheus? Think: weaker vs. stronger
16. Choose the correct options.
At this point, what is Morpheus's motivation for fighting Neo?
Morpheus wants to make Neo stronger
Morpheus wants to beat up on Neo
Morpheus wants to make himself stronger
17. Guess the end.
Why have this shot be a close-up instead of a wide shot?
18. Guess the end.
What does this line "I can only show you the door; you're the one that has to walk through it" say about Neo's character traits?
Vocabulary list
The force behind WHY a character wants to do something. (What motivated his crime?)
Character trait
The things that make a character who they are (appearance, personality, actions, words)
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