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Task Description
watch a short video documentary describing Oscar Niemayer while completing English exercises and learning new vocabulary
Video details
Scene summary
Oscar Niemayer was a famous architect. This video describes his work and legacy.
Video length
5 minutes 36 seconds
Video genre
Documentaries
Language goals
listening
Listening comprehension
Level
The above lesson is a great teaching resource for:Intermediate (B1), Upper-intermediate (B2), Advanced (C1)
Student type
This resource is intended for:High schoolers, Business/professional students, Adults
high-school
High schoolers
business-professional
Business/professional students
adults
Adults
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Sensitivity
This resource does not contain any images, words or ideas that would upset a reasonable person in any culture.
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Upload date
6/6/2020
Video quiz questions (printable)
1. Unmix the sentence.
Which
they
saw
as
reactionary,
folkloric
and
plain
mediocre.
2. Fill the gap.
He was born in Rio de Janeiro in 1907 – andafor architecture
3. Fill the gap.
– who hadwithvehemence on making sure buildings made no concession
4. Unmix the sentence.
While
working
with
him,
Niemeyer
retained
the
utmost
respect
for
Le
Corbusier.
5. Fill the gap.
his legendary charm, Niemeyer managed toCorbusier tosome of his more hard-edged
6. Unmix the sentence.
His
first
wholly
original
work
was
completed
in
1943.
7. Fill the gap.
“What attracts me is the free andcurve—the curve that I find in theof my country,
8. Fill the gap.
be both modern and yet recall its– that a church might nod towards the forms of a
9. Unmix the sentence.
Maintaining
a
connection
with
the
local
ecology
and
tropical
climate.
10. Unmix the sentence.
Niemeyer
was
prolific
until
his
very
last
years.
11. Fill the gap.
modernism – and to createthat betterthe nation’s uniqueness.
12. Match the two halves.
mediocre
average
concession
compromise
heritage
legacy
FilipCieslak
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FilipCieslak is from/lives in Poland and has been a member of iSLCollective since 2019-10-14. FilipCieslak last logged in on 2022-03-01, and has shared 63 resources on iSLCollective so far.
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