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Task Description
This is a short video about three common US traditions. It includes 5 comprehension questions.
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Scene summary
The host describes the three traditions and how they originated. It introduces some features of American culture.
Video length
1 minute 56 seconds
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Lectures (e.g. TED talks)
Language goals
Listening comprehension
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The above lesson is a great teaching resource for:Upper-intermediate (B2)
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This resource is intended for:Adults, High schoolers
High schoolers
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This resource is licensed by Rebecamh. under the Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial License.
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Video quiz questions (printable)
1. Choose the correct options.
Which of the following is NOT a Thanksgiving tradition?
The Macy's Parade
Turkey Pardoning
2. Choose the correct options.
When was Thanksgiving declared a National Holiday?
After President Lincoln
During the Civil War
Since the pilgrims shared bread with the natives
3. Choose the correct options.
Which statement is incorrect about the Parade?
It started in 1924
It has always had balloons
It once had zoo animals
It takes place in New York
4. Choose the correct options.
Which statement is incorrect about football on Thanksgiving?
The lions have always played.
Most people watch it after eating.
The game is always in the same field.
It started in 1934, when the lions were a new team
5. Choose the correct options.
Which statement is incorrect about the Turkey Pardoning?
The first official pardoning was in 1989
Kennedy's son Tard probably convinced him to do it
George HW Bush send the turkey to Frying Pan Park
Many presidents have honored the tradition
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