How I brought a river, and my city, back to life

artyanglais June 11, 2021

Task description & scene summary

Task description:
Vocabulary building and find expressions with the video \ Architecture materials
Created using the grammar quiz generator of iSLCollective. Make your own quiz from any Youtube video in a few minutes.
Scene summary:
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Video length: 5 minutes 44 seconds
Lesson type: Grammar practice
Copyright license: Creative Commons Attribution License
First published: 2021-06-11, 13:29:32 (GMT+1)
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Video quiz questions (printable)

1)

Fill the gap: … Morocco, boasts one of the ________________________ walled medieval cities in the world, called the medina, nestled in a river valley.

2)

Fill the gap: The ________________________ city is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

3)

Fill the gap: … basic urban infrastructure such as ________________________ spaces and sewage quickly changed and got highly stressed.

4)

Fill the gap: One of the ________________________ casualties of the situation was the Fez River,

5)

Fill the gap: … one can witness the presence of the river's ________________________ water network all throughout the city,

6)

Fill the gap: Unfortunately, because of the pollution of the river, it has been covered little by little by ________________________ slabs since 1952.

7)

Fill the gap: This process of erasure was coupled with the destruction of ________________________ houses along the river banks to be able to make machineries enter …

8)

Fill the gap: Then pollution takes its toll, mainly due to ________________________ sewage and chemical dumping from crafts such as tanning.

9)

Fill the gap: … such an ________________________ part of my city,

10)

Fill the gap: However, we were ________________________ , and we proposed more:

11)

Fill the gap: … and finally to convert the ________________________ voids along the riverbanks into public spaces that are lacking in the Medina of Fez.

12)

Fill the gap: The first one is the Rcif Plaza, which sits actually right on top of the river, which you can see here in ________________________ lines.

13)

Fill the gap: And right beyond the ________________________ bridge that you can see here,

14)

Fill the gap: The playground is constructed using ________________________ tires and also is coupled with a constructed wetland that not only cleans the water of …

15)

Fill the gap: As the project progressed and received ________________________ design awards, new stakeholders intervened and changed the project goals and design.

16)

Fill the gap: … and on trying to coalesce all of the agendas of stakeholders and focus on the ________________________ goals of the project:

17)

Fill the gap: It's still under construction, but actually it is heavily used by the ________________________ population.

18)

Fill the gap: Then after ________________________ years of work, the river with clean water, uncovered.

19)

Fill the gap: … the Fez River Rehabilitation will ________________________ changing and adapting to the sociopolitical landscape of the city,

20)

Fill the gap: … we have ________________________ the core idea of the project into motion;

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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