Task description & scene summary

Task description:
Frida Khalo Bio. For secondary students / pre intermediate. ESO - Choose the correct form of the verb in the past simple.
Scene summary:
Frida Kahlo was a Mexican artist who became famous for her self portraits that were strongly influenced by Mexican culture.
Video length: 2 minutes 21 seconds
Lesson type: Grammar practice
Student types:
Copyright license: Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial Share Alike License
First published: 2020-10-16, 23:16:58 (GMT+1)
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KIERAN DONAGHY ABOUT ISLCOLLECTIVE VIDEO QUIZZES:

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Video quiz questions (printable)

1) frida kahlo _______ a Mexican artist who became famous for her self-portraits that were strongly influenced by her Mexican culture.

  • has
  • was
  • wos

2) Frida was born near Mexico City on July 6 1907 and ______ with her parents and six sisters at age.

  • grew up
  • grown up
  • get up

3) Six Frida _______ a disease called polio, which damaged her right leg and meant.

  • contract
  • contracting
  • contracted

4) Six Frida contracted a disease called polio, which _____ her right leg and meant.

  • damage
  • damaged
  • damages

5) She ________ leave her bed for nine months.

  • can't
  • coudn't
  • shoudn't

6) … she spent most of her time alone, despite her childhood love of drawing Frida, Kahlo didn't, always want to be an artist.

  • spend
  • spends
  • spent

7) … she spent most of her time alone, despite her childhood love of drawing Frida, Kahlo ______, always want to be an artist.

  • didn't
  • doesn't

8) She _____ to become a doctor, but in 1925, she was in a terrible bus accident.

  • want
  • wanted
  • wants

9) Bed painting ______ her pass the time and to express the pain that she was feeling Frida wanted to know if she was talented enough …

  • helps
  • helping
  • helped

10) They _____ there for three years, Diego wanted to stay, but Frida was very homesick and unhappy.

  • lived
  • lives
  • living

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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