Task description & scene summary

Task description:
While watching the video about the history of Poland, students practise the past simple forms of regular and irregular verbs.
Scene summary:
This video provides the viewer with many historical facts put in a chronological order.
Video length: 11 minutes 25 seconds
Lesson type: Grammar practice
Copyright license: iSLCollective Copyright License
First published: 2019-08-30, 11:31:25 (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)

Fill the gap: Once upon a time there ________________________ (be) three brothers, Lech, Czech and Rus.

2)

Fill the gap: Czech ________________________ (go) west, Rus travelled east, and Lech ________________________ (stop) in the middle and founded Poland.

3)

Fill the gap: The Slavs of Poland ________________________ (be) formed by some tribes, such as Polans, Masovians, Vistulans or Silesians.

4)

Fill the gap: Mieszko ________________________ (be) Poland’s first official leader. He was a duke, but he ________________________ (not be) a king.

5)

Correct the wrong word: Poland accepted Christianity in 966 A.D. as they didn’t want to be a pagan country anymore.

6)

Fill the gap: Mieszko’s son, Boleslaw the Brave ________________________ (expand) the territory south.

7)

Correct the wrong word: Bolesław the Brave became Poland’s first official king.

8)

Fill the gap: The Piast dynasty ended with Casimir the Great. At that time Poland ________________________ (lose) much of its territory.

9)

Fill the gap: King Casimir the Great didn’t have a son, so he ________________________ (leave) the kingdom to his nephew Lewis, the king of Hungary.

10)

Fill the gap: Then Lewis’s daughter Jadwiga ________________________ (get) Poland and became the king, not queen, of the country.

11)

Fill the gap: Jadwiga ________________________ (marry) Wladyslaw Jogalia (Jagiełło), the duke of Lithuania. The marriage ________________________ (make) the country bigger and stronger.

12)

Fill the gap: At the same time the Teutonic Order ________________________ (turn) into a real enemy of Poland.

13)

Put the words in order: Battle country conflict. the helped the in 1410 of end Grunwald our Fortunately,

14)

Fill the gap: The Hussars ________________________ (win) many battles for Poland. They became the most powerful and disciplined soldiers in Europe.

15)

Put the words in order: century The brought the protestant reformation. XVI

16)

Fill the gap: The mid-XVII century Swedish Deluge ________________________ (ruin) the country, and Poland was getting weaker and weaker.

17)

Fill the gap: The First Partition of Poland ________________________ (take) place in 1772.

18)

Fill the gap: Then, in 1793 and 1795, there were two other partitions and Poland ________________________ (not exist) on the map for the next 123 years.

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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