Task description & scene summary

Task description:
Short comprehension questions about Ireland .
Scene summary:
Descriptive video about Ireland .
Video source: Ireland
Video length: 3 minutes 57 seconds
Student types:
Copyright license: iSLCollective Copyright License
First published: 2020-09-02, 14:42:08 (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 do you know about Ireland?

Answer the question using your own words

2) What typical images of Ireland are mentioned? (tick all the right answers)

  • beautiful green fields
  • ancient monuments
  • big cities
  • picturesque villages
  • wild Atlantic coastline

3) Click on The Republic of Ireland

4) Complete the gaps

Fill the gap: Ireland feels very ________________________ , since it was largely untouched by the ________________________ Revolution, but it had an economic boom based on the IT sector.

5) What contradictions does Ireland have? (several are correct)

  • It feels rural but it is also industrial
  • Several cultures are present
  • It's a republic but also part of a kingdom
  • It is proud but lots of people emigrate
  • They love animals but cats are forbidden

6) What is Bloomsday?

  • The 16th of June
  • A day when famous literature is celebrated
  • A day to celebrate Gulliver's Travels
  • A day to read all the books you can

7) Can you guess which Irish book has been read by most people around the world?

Answer the question using your own words

8)

Fill the gap: The book was originally published to help deal with an ________________________ about which was the ________________________ bird in Europe.

9) What famous Irish people are mentioned?

  • Colin Farrell
  • U2
  • Colin Firth
  • Jonathan Rhys Meyers
  • Saoirse Ronan

10) What is true about the sports mentioned?

  • Hurling is similar to football
  • Hurling is similar to rugby
  • Hurling is similar to hockey
  • Gaelic football is a mixture of football and rugby
  • Gelic football is a mixture of hockey and football

11) What aspect mentioned about Ireland surprised you the most?

Answer the question using your own words

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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