Donate a coffee

The myth of Oisín and the land of eternal youth

609
0
Say thanks!
Post your comment
The author
ElliPap
ElliPap
Similar Resources

Video quiz details

Task Description
The students watch a Ted ed video while responding to simple understanding questions.
Video details
Scene summary
Video credits to: https://ed.ted.com/lessons/the-myth-of-oisin-and-the-land-of-eternal-youth-iseult-gillespie The video is about an Irish myth and the art of storytelling. The hero,Oisin, falls in love with an immortal princess, Niamh, and they live together in the land of youth. Tey are very happy. They never age and their every need is met. The hero misses his home and decides to visit his family. But when he returns to his homeland, everything is destroyed. He becomes mortal again and turns instantly to an old man. The princess devastated looks for him in eternity. Their story haunts the Irish land.
Video length
3 minutes 50 seconds
Video genre
Lectures (e.g. TED talks)
Language goals
listening
Listening comprehension
General topic
Level
The above lesson is a great teaching resource for:Intermediate (B1)
Student type
elementary-school
Elementary schoolers
high-school
High schoolers
special-needs
Special needs students
adults
Adults
Lesson Function
Quality check
Quality not yet verified by the community.
Sensitivity
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 ElliPap under the iSLCollective Copyright License.
Upload date
4/10/2018
Video quiz questions (printable)
1. Choose the correct options.
The Myth is ...
Welsh.
British.
Scottish.
Irish.
Icelandic.
2. Fill the gap.
He was visited by theNiamh
3. Choose the correct options.
The Tuatha Dé Danann were ...
the enemies of the Fianna.
the evil gods of Ireland.
the people of ancient Ireland.
the first saints of Ireland.
4. Match the two halves.
He admired scenes of great beauty
and colors that he had no name for
When he wished to hear music
his ears filled with bewitching tones
When he hungered
golden plates appeared laden with fragrant food
5. Fill the gap.
Tír na nÓg was the land of
6. Choose the correct options.
Oisin knew that Tír na nÓg was a place of eternal youth.
True.
False.
7. Choose the correct options.
Oisín reunited with his family and old home
True.
False.
8. Choose the correct options.
Oisin lived in Tír na nÓg ...
for three years.
for three hundred years.
for three days.
both three years and three days.
both three years and three hundred years.
9. Match the two halves.
on the brink of
the horizon
in the gloom of
caves
in the depths of
wells
10. Choose the correct options.
Niamh never stopped looking for her husband.
True.
False.
ElliPap
ElliPap
gr
ElliPap is from/lives in Greece and has been a member of iSLCollective since 2017-09-15. ElliPap last logged in on 2022-10-11, and has shared 5 resources on iSLCollective so far.
See Portfolio
Post a comment
Post your comment
Comments
Be the first commenter!