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Answer comprehension questions about his adaptation of "The Tell-Tale Heart" by Edgar Allen Poe.
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Mr. Poe looks after the aging Mr. Price until one day he can't take it anymore....
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10 minutes 46 seconds
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Short films
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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. Choose the correct options.
What does Mr. Price (the old man) hope for?
To get some sleep
Some peace and quiet
To be dying
Poe's well-being
2. Choose the correct options.
What are Poe's nightmares usually about?
A woman in the wall
A black cat
A demon
His father
3. Fill the gap.
Don'tall the way as you go, I don't like it when you do that.
4. Correct the wrong word.
"The horn kept me awake."
5. Choose the correct options.
Poe is troubled not by the loudest of storms, but...
the absence of rain
the bluest sky
the blinding sun
the feeblest cry
6. Guess the end.
Why do you think Poe crumpled up his drawing?
7. Choose the correct options.
Why are the police there?
Mr. Price warned them about Poe
The neighbors complained that someone screamed
To get out of the lousy weather
To play cards with Mr. Price
8. Choose the correct options.
What is Poe proud of?
helping the authorities
his chocolate chip cookies
his good housekeeping
his relationship with Mr. Price
9. Guess the end.
According to Poe, where has Mr. Price gone and why?
10. Choose the correct options.
What does Poe ask the officers to do?
Go away
Call Mr. Price
Eat as much as they want
Search the house
11. Choose the correct options.
Why will the neighbors be pleased?
The rain has stopped
Mr. Price kept the gift they gave him
Nothing unusual happened in the house
Mr. Price is enjoying Italy
12. Choose the correct options.
What are the detectives arguing about?
If Poe needs to know the neighbors' business plans
If they should leave
If they should go to the flower shop
If Italy is good for health problems
13. Guess the end.
What does Poe say is under the planks (the floor)?
Forrste is from/lives in Spain and has been a member of iSLCollective since 2018-12-09. Forrste last logged in on 2022-02-08, and has shared 3 resources on iSLCollective so far.
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