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Task Description
Ss will think about the consequences of the black death by listening to an alternate history video about what could have happened during that period.
Video details
Scene summary
What would have happened in 90% of Europe's population had died off during the black death?
Video length
8 minutes 37 seconds
Video genre
Cartoons for kids & kids' videos
Language goals
listening
Listening comprehension
Level
The above lesson is a great teaching resource for:Intermediate (B1)
Student type
This resource is intended for:High schoolers
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.
Copyright license
This resource is licensed by MelHouses87 under the Creative Commons Attribution Share Alike License.
Upload date
6/13/2020
Video quiz questions (printable)
1. Choose the correct options.
What adjective is used to describe the 'BLACK DEATH'?
famous
infamous
glamorous
2. Choose the correct options.
What word has a similar meaning to 'approximately'?
outbreak
span
roughly
3. Choose the correct options.
The video states that about 1/3 to 1/2 of Europeans died in about seventy years.
TRUE
FALSE
4. Choose the correct options.
If 90% of Europe's population had died they would have been able to 'bounce back' and repopulate their continent.
TRUE
FALSE
5. Choose the correct options.
In this alternate timeline, there are only 7 million Europeans left.
TRUE
FALSE
6. Choose the correct options.
In this alternate reality, Western civilization is still alive and able to rebuild their complex societies.
TRUE
FALSE
7. Choose the correct options.
Europe has vast lands and tempering climate. This seams attractive to neighboring powers.
TRUE
FALSE
8. Choose the correct options.
If 90% of Europe's population had died off due to the Black Death, would have been invaded by different Islamic groups.
TRUE
FALSE
9. Choose the correct options.
Due to the almost extinction of the European population, Christianity becomes the most prominent religion in the area.
TRUE
FALSE
10. Choose the correct options.
If the European population had been killed of, there wouldn't have been any reason to explore further west and discover America.
TRUE
FALSE
11. Choose the correct options.
If Europe hadn't been isolated, they wouldn't have been forced to seek (look for) new routes.
TRUE
FALSE
12. Choose the correct options.
There would have been great technological development if the Arabs had expanded their empire into Europe.
TRUE
FALSE
13. Choose the correct options.
If a diseased flea hadn't bit a person and the plague hadn't happened, the modern world we know today wouldn't have developed.
TRUE
FALSE
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MelHouses87 is from/lives in Mexico and has been a member of iSLCollective since 2016-08-11. MelHouses87 last logged in on 2021-09-28, and has shared 5 resources on iSLCollective so far.
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