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Task Description
Listening comprehension. Gap fill. Multiple choice. Unscramble sentences. Correct the wrong word.
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Scene summary
The video proposes different theories to account for the death of dogs at Overtoun Bridge.
Video length
3 minutes 45 seconds
Video genre
Miscellaneous
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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This resource does not contain any images, words or ideas that would upset a reasonable person in any culture.
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Upload date
06/04/2021
Video quiz questions (printable)
1. Fill the gap.
They explore the macabre ongoing mystery that hashaunted theof Milton.
2. Match the two halves.
Nearby a picturesque
Scottish baronial home
nestled on a peaceful woodland estate
popular with dog walkers
stands a bridge
with a deadly reputation.
3. Choose the correct options.
The bridge was _____ in 1895 by ____ Henry Ernest Milner.
constructed
built
engineer
architect
4. Choose the correct options.
John White owned the stately home and a factory.
True
False
5. Choose the correct options.
He was praised for his exceptional treatment of workers at his factory.
True
False
6. Fill the gap.
So toxic were the conditions and sowere his employees that they became locally, ominously, as White's
7. Choose the correct options.
The bridge spans a gorge containing _____.
trees
bushes
rocks
fast flowing water
8. Unmix the sentence.
For
years
local
dogs
have
been
pulling
away
from
their
humans.
9. Correct the wrong word.
Concrete reports of dead and injured dogs have been well attested since at least 2005.
10. Unmix the sentence.
There
are
anecdotal
reports
of
jumping
dogs
going
back
to
the
1960s.
11. Choose the correct options.
Scottish SPCA advised dog owners to keep away from the bridge.
True
False
12. Choose the correct options.
Some suppose that _____ forces are driving these animals to suicide.
spectral
ghostly
devilish
demonic
13. Unmix the sentence.
There
have
been
several
human
tragedies
here
as
well.
14. Correct the wrong word.
At least two have helped to strengthen a dark folklore around this place.
15. Choose the correct options.
From a more rational perspective, the dogs may be driven by ____.
the dense tree canopy
the scent of mint and pine
the sound of running water
mammals living by the water
16. Choose the correct options.
Behind the wall there is an inclined platform onto which a small animal can jump and eventually slip down.
True
False
17. Choose the correct options.
This theory was also put forth by Bob Hill, the _____ owner of the house and a _____ from Texas.
current
present
pastor
preacher
18. Unmix the sentence.
I
almost
found
myself
believing
there
might
be
something
more
to
it.
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