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Task Description
Listen for details, find extra words, choose the correct options, unscramble sentences
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Why incompetent people think they're amazing Listening quiz. Learn about gaps in competence and how to see it
Video length
5 minutes 8 seconds
Video genre
Lectures (e.g. TED talks)
Language goals
listening
Listening comprehension
Level
The above lesson is a great teaching resource for:Upper-intermediate (B2), Advanced (C1)
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.
Copyright license
This resource is licensed by lucky_am under the iSLCollective Copyright License.
Upload date
7/16/2020
Video quiz questions (printable)
1. Unmix the sentence.
Are
you
as
good
at
things
as
you
think
you
are?
2. Find the extra word.
How good are you at the managing money?
3. Unmix the sentence.
What
about
reading
people's
emotions?
4. Unmix the sentence.
How
healthy
are
you
compared
to
other
people
you
know?
5. Find the extra word.
Are you better than average at the grammar?
6. Choose the correct options.
.... is more than a self-esteem _____.
boost
burst
foots
7. Choose the correct options.
It helps us figure out when we can forge ahead on our own decisions and instincts and when we need, instead, to seek ____ advice.
of
off
out
in
8. Find the extra word.
In fact, we are frequently overestimate our own abilities.
9. Choose the correct options.
This effect explains why more than ______ studies have shown that people display illusory superiority.
100
200
300
10. Fill the gap.
of the engineers at one company andat the other put themselves in the top 5%.
11. Choose the correct options.
On average, people tend to rate themselves better than most in disciplines ranging from ______, ________, ______, and beyond.
leadership skills
ethics
health
wealth
12. Unmix the sentence.
So
who's
most
vulnerable
to
this
delusion?
13. Choose the correct options.
When psychologists Dunning and Kruger first described the effect in ______,
1990
1998
1991
1999
14. Unmix the sentence.
But
second,
those
same
knowledge
gaps
also
prevent
them
from
catching
their
errors.
15. Fill the gap.
… the bottomof teams in preliminary rounds lost nearly four out of every five matches.
16. Fill the gap.
But they thought they were winning almost
17. Unmix the sentence.
People
usually
do
admit
their
deficits
once
they
can
spot
them.
18. Unmix the sentence.
That
may
be
why
people
with
a
moderate
amount
of
experience
or
expertise
often
have
less
confidence
in
their
abilities.
19. Unmix the sentence.
When
they're
unskilled,
they
can't
see
their
own
faults.
20. Unmix the sentence.
what
can
you
do
to
find
out
how
good
you
actually
are
at
various
things?
21. Choose the correct options.
Second, and more important, keep _________.
hurting
learning
earning
22. Unmix the sentence.
The
more
knowledgeable
we
become,
the
less
likely
we
are
to
have
invisible
holes
in
our
competence.
23. Unmix the sentence.
When
arguing
with
a
fool,
first
make
sure
the
other
person
isn't
doing
the
same
thing.
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