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Watch the video and answer the following tasks. There are different types of tasks so be attentive.
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The speaker says about Plague Doctor, why this job existed, what was the cause of the Plague and what Plague Doctor wore
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1 minute 21 seconds
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Lectures (e.g. TED talks)
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Listening comprehension
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The above lesson is a great teaching resource for:Intermediate (B1)
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This resource is intended for:High schoolers
High schoolers
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1. Fill the gap.
Devastating outbreaks of "Bubonicin Naples,and Genoa killed approximately 200-400 thousand people.
2. Choose the correct options.
Why was a Plague Doctor hired?
to treat patients
to joy children
to terrify citizens
to take part in festivals
3. Guess the end.
What carried the disease?
Vocabulary list
illness that is now a symbol of the Middle Ages, also known as "Black Death"
Rome, Naples, Genoa
main cities in Italy
a flea
an insect which can be found in animal fur and human hair
a leather gown
a leather coat
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