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Will winning the lottery make you happy?

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Task Description
Students will watch this video and answer questions to show general comprehension of problem /solution structure and academic language.
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Scene summary
In the TED Ed video, a short animated lesson about hedonic adaptation is presented to explain why winning the lottery does not necessarily make you happier.
Video length
4 minutes 36 seconds
Video genre
Lectures (e.g. TED talks)
Language goals
Listening comprehension
The above lesson is a great teaching resource for:Intermediate (B1)
Student type
This resource is intended for:High schoolers
High schoolers
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Video quiz questions (printable)
1. Choose the correct options.
If you are "ecstatic," you are...
2. Fill the gap.
Some were actuallythan they had been before winning.
3. Choose the correct options.
Does our emotional well-being improve a lot when our wealth or status improves?
No, not a lot.
Yes, more money or status makes us a lot happier.
4. Choose the correct options.
The adjective "superior" means...
more frequent
5. Choose the correct options.
The idiom "walking on air" means...
feeling dizzy
acting foolish
feeling happy
6. Guess the end.
Describe the results of this study. How did the people who were paralyzed feel long after their accident?
7. Guess the end.
What are some PROBLEMS that might come with winning the lottery, according to the video?
8. Choose the correct options.
The more money you spend on _____, the happier you'll be.
9. Guess the end.
If a million dollars "falls into your lap" (you get it without expecting or having to work for it) tomorrow, what would you do with the money?
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