Task description & scene summary

Task description:
Watch the video and fill in the gaps, answer the questions, choose the correct options.
Scene summary:
Dating apps are everywhere, but how do they affect our mental health? Follow three people on their dating journeys, hear from psychotherapist Denise about what these apps might be doing to us, and learn how to use them better.
Video length: 2 minutes 59 seconds
Video genre: Miscellaneous
Student types:
Copyright license: iSLCollective Copyright License
First published: 2021-02-23, 22:56:24 (GMT+1)
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

Video quiz questions (printable)

1) What things did she mention? How? How did she feel about all of it?

  • Tinder
  • profile picture
  • bio
  • being reviewed
  • get rated

2)

Fill the gap: I started using ________________________ probably around the ________________________ year of Uni and it was Grindr, I went straight to Grindr.

3)

Fill the gap: So what we've got here is the grid. This bit is basically where you can ________________________ little details about yourself, so height, ________________________

4) What are your thoughts on this?

Correct the wrong word: There's people who would say things like: no chubbies, no fats, feet only.

5) What app or apps does he use? How often?

  • Mostly Tinder, every day
  • Doesn't use dating apps much
  • a lot of different apps, every day
  • different apps except Tinder, sometimes

6)

Fill the gap: I think it is important to note that there are some difficulties in ________________________ health that are ________________________ around the use of dating apps.

7)

Fill the gap: In fact they sort of create an atmosphere that ________________________ would historically have regarded as slightly pathological and ________________________

8) The way these apps are designed are around ...

  • appearances
  • emotional communication
  • offline communication
  • ubiquity
  • endless promise

9) What happened to her when she went for a weekend with a guy?

  • they were getting on really nicely
  • they had a fight
  • the next morning she saw he was swiping Tinder
  • the next morning he was gone
  • he was using his phone constantly

10)

Fill the gap: I kinda feel like these guys make me feel like a ________________________ like a little ________________________ for your different ones you want to sample.

11) What do they mean?

Answer the question using your own words

12)

Fill the gap: These are actually the descriptions that are highly highly ________________________ And yet that's been ________________________ in these apps.

13) What's the problem of these apps? What do they focus on?

Answer the question using your own words

14) What kind of validation are people looking for in these apps?

Answer the question using your own words

15)

Fill the gap: The nature of ________________________ breeds this idea of, you know, like ________________________ of people.

16)

Fill the gap: And that for me ________________________ like has kept me ________________________

17)

Fill the gap: You can ________________________ people where you might actually have like a really long ________________________ happy relationship with

18)

Fill the gap: Because there's this ________________________ that just says 'there's another ________________________ on the line', like 'ding' - you've just got a new match.

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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