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Task Description
Listening comprehension. Multiple choice. Unscramble sentences. Gap fill. Correct the wrong word. Match. Open questions.
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Taranaki is a region on the west coast of New Zealand's North Island. It is characterised by its stunning natural beauty and magnificent art scene.
Video length
5 minutes 39 seconds
Video genre
Vlogs (video blogs)
Language goals
listening
Listening comprehension
Other pedagogical goals
Level
The above lesson is a great teaching resource for:Intermediate (B1), Upper-intermediate (B2)
Student type
This resource is intended for:Adults, High schoolers
adults
Adults
high-school
High schoolers
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Upload date
28/02/2021
Video quiz questions (printable)
1. Choose the correct options.
Taranaki is a _____ on the _____ coast of New Zealand's North Island.
city
state
region
east
west
2. Choose the correct options.
It is about a _____ drive _____ of Auckland.
three-hour
four-hour
five-hour
north
south
3. Unmix the sentence.
It
is
named
after
the
dramatic
volcanic
mountain
that
dominates
its
skyline.
4. Choose the correct options.
Taranaki is set against _____.
a canvas of endless hiking tracks
a numerous set of breathtaking valleys
pristine surf breaks
world-class skiing
5. Choose the correct options.
Art is everywhere here. It's in _____.
the festivals
the bridges
the monuments
the landscape
art trails
6. Fill the gap.
New Plymouth, Taranaki'shas a huge stature in the world ofdespite its humble size.
7. Choose the correct options.
Len Lye was a _____ whose work is now deeply embedded in the town's identity.
sculptor
painter
craftsman
film maker
documentalist
8. Unmix the sentence.
At
the
waterfront
stands
his
"Wind
Wand",
a
157
foot
sculpture
that
changes
with
the
weather.
9. Correct the wrong word.
Coastal Walkway is a walking track that links the town centre to many beautiful parks and black sand beaches.
10. Guess the end.
What does award-winning Te Rewa Rewa Bridge resemble?
11. Correct the wrong word.
Mount Taranaki is never out of sight, a constant reminder of how richly this region has been blessed by nature.
12. Fill the gap.
Make theof Paritutu Rock, or discover a rich diversity ofat the Sugar Loaf Islands Marine Reserve.
13. Correct the wrong word.
At Pukekura Park, right in the heart of the city, light itself embodies the artist as it reflects off the lakes.
14. Guess the end.
What does the narrator recommend?
15. Match the two halves.
In 1956 a natural amphitheatre
was converted into the Bowl of Brooklands,
which has been
one of New Zealand's
finest concert venues
ever since.
16. Choose the correct options.
It is also home to _____.
the WOMAD festival
the Brookland Botanic Garden
the Brookland Zoo
the Poet's Bridge
the Brookland Planetarium
17. Choose the correct options.
This bridge was named after a local poet, as the name suggests.
True
False
18. Unmix the sentence.
It
was
named
after
a
racehorse
whose
winnings
provided
the
funds
to
build
it.
19. Choose the correct options.
Puke Ariti is an art gallery.
True
False
20. Fill the gap.
Explore theand ever-changingthat delve into the region's history.
21. Choose the correct options.
Mount Taranaki is inside Egmont Regional Park.
True
False
22. Match the two halves.
On the westernmost point of
the Taranaki coast stands
Cape Egmont Lighthouse,
which has been protecting
ships from the treacherous
Tasman since 1881.
23. Choose the correct options.
Lake Mangamahoe appeals to those who love riding and hiking.
True
False
24. Choose the correct options.
The Three _____ and Elephant Rock are rock formations along the coast.
Blisters
Misters
Sisters
25. Choose the correct options.
There used to be a Fourth Sister, but the sea has eroded it.
True
False
26. Unmix the sentence.
It
is
sometimes
said
that
great
art
picks
up
where
nature
ends.
27. Match the two halves.
The longer you spend in Taranaki,
with its spectacular scenery,
powerful artistic legacy
and epic outdoor adventures,
the more you realise that
the two are so closely linked
it is sometimes impossible
to tell the difference.
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