The secret life of pets

Balena March 01, 2018


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Task description & scene summary

Task description:
This is a video for young children, kind of a revision class which mixes place prepositions, food, listening tasks.
Scene summary:
The trailer shows us the main characters, their daily life and how they interact with each other.
Video length: 2 minutes 41 seconds
Video genre: Film trailer
Lesson type: Asking about the visuals ("What can/could you see?")
Student types:
Copyright license: Creative Commons Attribution License
First published: 2018-03-01, 09:59:34 (GMT+1)

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Video quiz questions (printable)

1) Where is the dog?

Fill the gap: She's ________________________ the cushions.

2) Where is she now.

Fill the gap: She's ________________________ the cushion.


Put the words in order: plans today? Any

4) What is the dog doing?

  • The dog is standing.
  • The dog is sitting.
  • The dog is spinning.


Put the words in order: exciting. that Well, sounds


Fill the gap: I've got a very busy ________________________ too.


Put the words in order: you go! Here


Fill the gap: See you ________________________ Chloe!


Fill the gap: So ________________________ Mel!

10) What can you see behind the fish?

Answer the question using your own words

11) What object can you see in the bird's cage?

Answer the question using your own words

12) Where is the cat?

  • In front of the fridge.
  • Next to the fridge.
  • Behind the fridge.

13) Tick the food items you can see in the fridge.

  • Bread
  • Roast chicken
  • Milk
  • Sausages
  • A hamburger
  • Blueberry jam
  • Butter

14) What is the cat doing?

  • She's licking the fridge.
  • She's kissing the fridge.
  • She's biting the fridge.

15) Where is the cushion?

Fill the gap: It's on the dog's ________________________

16) Where is the dog?

Fill the gap: He's ________________________ the armchair.

17) Where is the dog?

  • In the kitchen.
  • In the chicken.
  • In the living-room.

18) Where is the vase?

19) Where is the dog's tummy?

20) The cat is...

  • thin
  • fat
  • small
  • strong


Put the words in order: boy, good You be a Leonard!

22) Where can you see three animals?

Answer the question using your own words

23) Where is the dog?

Answer the question using your own words

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2018-03-02 09:55:14