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Task Description
Listen and understand a video. Unscramble sentences, answer questions, understand specific vocabulary (thanks to synonyms)
Video details
Scene summary
A journalist talks about the Commonwealth, its origins (England) with a metaphorical background based on a game named 'Stuck in the Mud'.
Video length
2 minutes 39 seconds
Video genre
Newsflashes
Language goals
listening
Listening comprehension
Other pedagogical goals
Level
The above lesson is a great teaching resource for:Pre-intermediate (A2), Intermediate (B1)
Student type
This resource is intended for:High schoolers
high-school
High schoolers
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Upload date
24/08/2022
Video quiz questions (printable)
1. Choose the correct options.
What is the topic of this video?
the Olympics
the Commonwealth
the Commonwealth Games
2. Unmix the sentence.
The
Games
take
place
every
four
years
in
a
country
that's
part
of
the
Commonwealth.
3. Guess the end.
How many countries can participate in the Commonwealth Games? (Make a sentence with 'There are')
4. Choose the correct options.
What country is at the origin of the Commonwealth?
France
Canada
Fiji
England
5. Fill the gap.
Their aim was to make internationaleasier, spreadaround the world and make some money.
6. Choose the correct options.
The British Empire covered.....
1/2 (a half) of the world.
1/3 ( a third) of the world.
1/4 (a quarter) of the world.
7. Match the two halves.
colonise
settle in, form a colony
independent
autonomous
break away
detach, become separate
8. Correct the wrong word.
It was very quick and difficult for India to become independent.
9. Unmix the sentence.
The
British
Empire
was
dismantled
and
a
new
relationship
was
formed:
the
Commonwealth.
10. Guess the end.
Name 5 sports you recognized in this extract.
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Ejumanji is from/lives in France and has been a member of iSLCollective since 2018-11-30. Ejumanji last logged in on 2023-01-25, and has shared 4 resources on iSLCollective so far.
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