Task description & scene summary

Task description:
This lesson aims at reinforcing listening comprehension skills and practicing vocabulary about natural disasters.
Scene summary:
A short commentary on the earthquake and subsequent tsunami that took place in Japan in 2011.
Video length: 3 minutes 35 seconds
Video genre: Documentary film
Student types:
Copyright license: iSLCollective Copyright License
First published: 2020-09-28, 00:50:25 (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 did they feel?

  • A hurricane
  • An earthquake
  • A meteor landing
  • A flood

2) When did the earthquake happen?

Answer the question using your own words

3)

Fill the gap: It was centered about ________________________ off shore and ________________________ warnings went up immediately.

4) What did people on coastal cities know what to do?

Answer the question using your own words

5)

Fill the gap: Sea water cascaded ________________________ sea walls and ________________________ cities.

6) The Kamaishi sea wall was the world's...

  • deep and large
  • deeper and larger
  • deepest and largest
  • deepest and most large

7) More than 28000 people died in this disaster.

  • TRUE
  • FALSE

8) When two tectonic plates push together, they displace...

  • islands
  • earth
  • lava
  • water

9)

Fill the gap: In deep water tsunami waves are ________________________ but ________________________

10) In Japan some tsunami waves reach as far as...

  • 3 miles inland
  • 10 miles inland
  • 2 miles inland
  • 5 miles inland

11) What piece of technology did the Geophysicist from the University of Alaska use to study the tsunami?

  • Satellites
  • Smart phones
  • Cameras
  • GPS stations

12) How fast were the waves of displacement moving?

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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