13 Superstitions From Around The World

rosagitzel July 11, 2019

Filter Bubbles by ESL Brains - Anna’s favourite video quizzes EP 05

In this episode we are showcasing a video quiz by our user ESL Brains, a great blog written by two English teachers who produce lesson plans around hot topics that will be relevant for most of the adult students you teach. Apart from showing you parts of the quiz, we will also give you a quick tour of the ESL Brains blog and say what we particularly like about their lesson plans - and talk about our shared mission! :)

The original video quiz can be found here on our site: 

And here is the full lesson plan on the ESL Brains blog: 

Enjoy!

Anna Csíky, iSLCollective Teacher Trainer

Task description & scene summary

Task description:
Intermediate (B1) Multiple choice options and order the sentence options for students
Created using the vocabulary quiz generator of iSLCollective. Make your own quiz from any Youtube video in a few minutes.
Scene summary:
This video talks about many superstitions from across the world. What is good and bad luck in many countries.
Video length: 10 minutes 12 seconds
Video genre: Documentary film
Lesson type: Vocabulary booster
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Copyright license: Creative Commons Attribution License
First published: 2019-07-11, 11:58:18 (GMT+1)

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KIERAN DONAGHY ABOUT ISLCOLLECTIVE VIDEO QUIZZES:

"iSLCollective Interactive Video Quizzes are highly engaging and motivating multimodal texts for English language students to learn vocabulary and improve their listening skills. They are the perfect complement to the creative and innovative lesson plans on Film English."

Kieran Donaghy,
Creator of FilmEnglish.com, a site with hundreds of high quality, free ESL/EFL lesson plans created around short films

Video quiz questions (printable)

1) Order the sentence

Put the words in order: us are throw Danish. away would Most the plate of unless you

2) What is the superstition called?

  • Fans
  • Fan death
  • Fan deaths

3) Order the sentence

Put the words in order: the between continents. Istanbul city two

4) The god of __________ will steal children's bellybuttons?

  • Thunder
  • Rain
  • Lightning

5) What time was the 2008 Olympics held at?

  • 8:00 PM
  • 8:00 AM
  • 8
  • 8:30 PM

6)

Put the words in order: death Chinese. like sounds four The number in

7) What do you need to cure the evil eye?

  • An egg and a glass of water
  • Magic and water

8)

Put the words in order: Menem will Carlos misfortune. Mentioning bring president ex

9) Then what will have the answer for you?

  • Dormant
  • Door man
  • Vermont
  • Harry Potter

10)

Put the words in order: slightly angle Apparently walk like don't off frames. through ghosts to

11) Youll be seen as a what after mentioning the number

  • A social outcast
  • A bad person
  • Both

12) Where are you supposed to place scissors?

  • Under your pillow
  • In your kitchen
  • On your pillow

13)

Put the words in order: plans really bad luck. travel is your Sharing

14) Stepping on what is good luck?

  • Doggy Doo
  • Cream crackers
  • Banana skins

About the author

KIERAN DONAGHY ABOUT ISLCOLLECTIVE VIDEO QUIZZES:

"iSLCollective Interactive Video Quizzes are highly engaging and motivating multimodal texts for English language students to learn vocabulary and improve their listening skills. They are the perfect complement to the creative and innovative lesson plans on Film English."

Kieran Donaghy,
Creator of FilmEnglish.com, a site with hundreds of high quality, free ESL/EFL lesson plans created around short films

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