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The Ellen Show (Leonardo Dicaprio's bad luck). So funny!

I_am_Katherine February 12, 2018

Task description & scene summary

The task is to check comprehension and understanding of this dialogue. Mostly scrambled sentences.
Scene summary:
The Ellen Show (Leonardo Dicaprio is talking about his beard, jumping out of an airplane and the details of an emergency landing in 2010.
Lesson type: Deep listening comprehension - Meaning check ("Do you understand what it means?")
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Copyright license: Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial No Derivatives License
First published: 2018-02-12, 18:54:20 (GMT+1)

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iSLCollective is a member of The Visual Arts Circle, a community of practice made up of language teaching professionals, teachers, teacher trainers, writers, editors, researchers, designers, illustrators, artists, photographers, and filmmakers, all with a shared belief that visual arts – drawing, painting, sculpture, design, crafts, photography, video, and filmmaking – should have a larger role in language education. Click here to visit the website.

Video quiz questions (printable)

1)

Put the words in order: you grow to it, long How take of did it all. first

2)

Put the words in order: a whole the joy, So again, it experience. was just

3) Well, if you have good enough friends, they notify you ....or something like that.

Put the words in order: on beard have your mustard you if

4) What does "daredevil" mean?

  • A very beautiful person.
  • A reckless person who enjoys doing dangerous things.

5) ..., you tend to not go repeat something like that, yeah.

Put the words in order: parachutes open When don't both

6)

Fill the gap: And then, the second one was ________________________ as well

7) because we're going too fast."

Put the words in order: probably gonna legs your you're break Oh, now

8)

Put the words in order: what's done? you've So thing ever the scariest

9)

Fill the gap: I was on a plane to Russia, and the ________________________ exploded.

10) Why did he feel like he'd already died and gone to heaven?

Answer the question using your own words

11) What did the stewardess say?

Put the words in order: here We to slight a have seem problem

12) The Russian guy asked: "How many engines did we have?" and she said...

Put the words in order: had Now one. two. we we have Well,

13)

Put the words in order: another That was bummer

About the author

iSLCollective is a member of The Visual Arts Circle, a community of practice made up of language teaching professionals, teachers, teacher trainers, writers, editors, researchers, designers, illustrators, artists, photographers, and filmmakers, all with a shared belief that visual arts – drawing, painting, sculpture, design, crafts, photography, video, and filmmaking – should have a larger role in language education. Click here to visit the website.

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