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Task Description
Learning new vocabulary and listening comprehension with fill-the-gaps, open-ended questions, and multiple choice.
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Scene summary
A mini documentary on Rubik's Cube speed solvers. Discussed in the documentary are the methods of solving a Rubik's Cube as well as the community of people who compete professionally.
Video source
Rubik's Cube
Video length
14 minutes 58 seconds
Video genre
Documentaries
Language goals
listening
Listening comprehension
Level
The above lesson is a great teaching resource for:Upper-intermediate (B2)
Student type
This resource is intended for:High schoolers
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 dosmujeresespanol under the iSLCollective Copyright License.
Upload date
10/16/2021
Video quiz questions (printable)
1. Choose the correct options.
What does 'mainstream' mean in the sentence: "One of the most difficult mainstream puzzles ever created?"
It is a very old puzzle.
It is a very popular puzzle.
It was a very colorful puzzle.
It is an unpopular puzzle.
2. Fill the gap.
fast- faster-
3. Choose the correct options.
What does the use of "ludicrous" mean in that sentence?
That 3.4 seconds is an incredibly fast speed.
That 3.4 seconds is an average speed.
That 3.4 seconds is too long.
4. Choose the correct options.
What does mind-boggling mean?
Extremely suspicious
Extremely confusing
Extremely fun
Extremely inpatient
5. Fill the gap.
It wasn't long until people wereto see who could solve it fastest.
6. Choose the correct options.
What's another word for "attempts"?
tries
explores
wins
loses
7. Choose the correct options.
What does "you have up to 15 seconds mean"?
You have less than 15 seconds
You have more than 15 seconds
You have 15 seconds total
You have 20 seconds if necessary.
8. Choose the correct options.
What is more important: average solve time or single-solve time?
Single-solve time
Average solve time
9. Choose the correct options.
What does "Let's put speed-cubing aside" mean?
Let's stop holding the Rubiks cube in our hand
Let's stop talking about speed-cubing specifically
Let's talk more about speed-cubing
10. Fill the gap.
The Rubik's Cube at all in any amount and that's because truly solving one like fromwithout any help from anybody without …
11. Fill the gap.
… memorize sequences of moves that players use to solve the cube section-by-section now as a rule of,
12. Guess the end.
What was the first thing he said that determines how fast you can solve a Rubiks cube?
13. Fill the gap.
the third thing that contributes to how long it takes to solve the cube is how long it takes you tothe information.
14. Guess the end.
What is one difference between the old and new cubes?
15. Fill the gap.
The method for beginners is probably themethod.
16. Choose the correct options.
Compared to Tiffany, he
takes much longer to solve the Rubiks cube
solves the Rubiks cube quicker than her
takes the same amount of time as her
17. Guess the end.
What does "blind-folded" mean?
18. Choose the correct options.
Her strategy is:
concentrate more on doing it accurately
concentrate more on doing it quickly
19. Fill the gap.
I noticed that you spend a lot of time, likethe whole cube around, or like using your whole hand to turn the cube around.
20. Choose the correct options.
What does it mean to be fascinated by something?
To be really interested in something
To be really confused about something
To be really bad at something
21. Choose the correct options.
What does "scrambled" mean in this context?
The disordered position of the squares on the cube
How big or small the cube is
22. Fill the gap.
… and really it is, except for if you've gotof computers, it's a lot less.
23. Fill the gap.
The mostnumber of turns it takes to solve a cube is 18.
24. Fill the gap.
… and you get solved times of under two seconds and look here'sthat it is physically possible to solve one in that time.
25. Guess the end.
What is the first reason humans can't solve a Rubiks cube as fast as computers?
26. Choose the correct options.
The 11 move sequence is
Faster than the 9 move sequence
Slower than the 9 move sequence
27. Fill the gap.
So what do speed cubers think the limits actually, are people have asked me towhat the road record will eventually reach.
28. Guess the end.
What is one thing that will determine faster time?
29. Choose the correct options.
What's another way of saying he made a ton of progress?
He made a big improvement
He got worse
His times remained the same
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