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Story of Saint Valentine

anamarin February 12, 2018

Task description & scene summary

Learn about Saint Valentine. Students don't know the story of this famous priest and if they celebrate this day they should know about ir properly.
Scene summary:
Story of St Valentine. In this story students can see scenes related to the Roman Empire, priest and marriages at that time.
Lesson type: Asking about the visuals ("What can/could you see?")
Level:
Student types:
Copyright license: iSLCollective Copyright License
First published: 2018-02-12, 18:43:35 (GMT+1)

About the author

iSLCollective is a member of The Visual Arts Circle, a community of practice made up of language teaching professionals, teachers, teacher trainers, writers, editors, researchers, designers, illustrators, artists, photographers, and filmmakers, all with a shared belief that visual arts – drawing, painting, sculpture, design, crafts, photography, video, and filmmaking – should have a larger role in language education. Click here to visit the website.

Video quiz questions (printable)

1) What day is it today?

  • It's Valentine's day.
  • It's Valeria's day.
  • It's Jim's day.

2) Who ruled the Roman Empire?

  • The emperor Romeo I
  • The emperor Carlos II
  • The emperor Claudius II

3) What happened to the Romans?

  • They lost the dog.
  • They lost the war.
  • They lost the cat.

4) Why did they lose the war?

  • Because they were short of soldiers.
  • Because they didn't have any soldiers.
  • Because the soldiers were afraid.

5) What are they doing?

  • They are selling books.
  • They are recruiting more soldiers.
  • They are looking for another emperor.

6) Is he interested in joining the army?

  • Yes, he is
  • No, he isn't

7) Is he interested in joining the army?

  • Yes, he is.
  • No, he isn't.

8) Why isn't he interested?

  • Because he wants to live with his animals.
  • Because he wants to live with his cousin
  • Because he wants to live with his wife and kids.

9) How many men decided to sign up the army?

  • No one
  • One hundred
  • One thousand

10) How many men decided to sign up the army?

  • No one.
  • One hundred.
  • One thousand.

11) What is the emperor going to do?

  • He is going to prohibit food.
  • He is going to prohibit marriages.
  • He is going to prohibit kids.

12) What are they doing?

  • They are arresting the groom
  • They are congratulating the groom

13) What are they doing?

  • They are arresting the groom
  • They are congratulating the groom

14) Who is that man?

  • He is the priest Valeria
  • He is the priest Jim
  • He is the priest Valentine

15) Who is that man?

  • He is the priest Valeria
  • He is the priest Jim
  • He is the priest Valentine

16) Are the couples getting married thanks to him?

  • Yes, they are
  • No, they aren't

17) Are the couples getting married thanks to him?

  • Yes, they are
  • No, they aren't

18) What does the emperor order?

  • He orders to arrest the priest
  • He orders to love the priest
  • He orders to get married

19) What does the emperor order?

  • He orders to arrest the priest
  • He orders to love the priest
  • He orders to get married

20) What happens to the man who is sad?

  • He is tired
  • He is in love
  • He is bored

21) What happens to the man who is sad?

  • He is tired
  • He is in love
  • He is bored

22) Is the priest Valentine going to help him?

  • Yes, he is
  • No, he isn't

23) Is the priest Valentine going to help him?

  • Yes, he is
  • No, he isn't

24) What does the emperor order?

  • To put him into bed
  • To put him into jail

25) What does the emperor order?

  • To put him into bed
  • To put him into jail

26)

Fill the gap: The flowers are a gift from the ________________________ standing outside.

27)

Fill the gap: The flowers are a gift from the ________________________ standing outside.

28) What does Valentine want?

  • He wants some food
  • He wants some books
  • He wants to be free

29) What does Valentine want?

  • He wants some food
  • He wants some books
  • He wants to be free

30) What happens to Julia, the soldier's daughter?

  • She is deaf
  • She is blind
  • She can't walk

31) What happens to Julia, the soldier's daughter?

  • She is deaf
  • She is blind
  • She can't walk

32) What is Valentine doing?

  • He is singing for her
  • He is listening to her
  • He is reading for her.

33) What is Valentine doing?

  • He is singing for her
  • He is listening to her
  • He is reading for her.

34)

Fill the gap: Julia prays to ________________________ everything

35)

Fill the gap: Julia prays to ________________________ everything

36) What happened when Valentine prays?

  • She started to sing
  • She started to see.
  • She started to hear

37) What happened when Valentine prays?

  • She started to sing
  • She started to see.
  • She started to hear

38)

Fill the gap: By now, they have fallen in ________________________ with each other

39)

Fill the gap: By now, they have fallen in ________________________ with each other

40) What does the man say?

Fill the gap: Even if he diez, he will go to ________________________

41) What does the man say?

Fill the gap: Even if he diez, he will go to ________________________

42) What does he say to the soldier?

  • He is in love with his daughter
  • He hates his daughter
  • He hates the emperor

43) What does he say to the soldier?

  • He is in love with his daughter
  • He hates his daughter
  • He hates the emperor

44) Can he see Julia?

  • Yes, he can
  • No, he can't

45) Can he see Julia?

  • Yes, he can
  • No, he can't

46) What is Valentine going to do?

  • He is going to write a postcard
  • He is going to write a song
  • He is going to write a letter

47) What is Valentine going to do?

  • He is going to write a postcard
  • He is going to write a song
  • He is going to write a letter

48)

Fill the gap: He signs the letter with Your ________________________

49)

Fill the gap: He signs the letter with Your ________________________

50) When does he die?

  • On 12th February
  • On 14th February
  • On 13th February

51) When does he die?

  • On 12th February
  • On 14th February
  • On 13th February

About the author

iSLCollective is a member of The Visual Arts Circle, a community of practice made up of language teaching professionals, teachers, teacher trainers, writers, editors, researchers, designers, illustrators, artists, photographers, and filmmakers, all with a shared belief that visual arts – drawing, painting, sculpture, design, crafts, photography, video, and filmmaking – should have a larger role in language education. Click here to visit the website.

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