The Tale of the Two Brothers

e4school September 21, 2018

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Task description & scene summary

Task description:
Watch the video and check your understanding. Fill in the gaps with the missing words.
Scene summary:
Harry and friends listen to the tale of the three brothers. The tale runs about the brothers and their wishes.
Video length: 4 minutes 21 seconds
Video genre: Short film (animated or with human actors)
Lesson type: Basic listening comprehension - Hearing check ("Can you make out the words being said?")
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Copyright license: Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial License
First published: 2018-09-21, 16:33:39 (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: What is it? Well, it's the ________________________ of the Deathly Hollows.

2)

Fill the gap: I ________________________ it in here.

3)

Fill the gap: "Midnight, our mum always said ________________________

4)

Fill the gap: There were once three brothers who were travelling along a lonely ________________________ rode, at ________________________

5)

Fill the gap: But being learned in the ________________________ arts, the three brothers simply waved their ________________________ and made a bridge.

6)

Fill the gap: Before they could cross, however, they found their path blocked by a ________________________ figure. It was Death.

7)

Fill the gap: He pretended to congratulate the three brothers on their ________________________ and said that each had earned a ________________________ for having been clever.

8)

Fill the gap: The oldest asked for a ________________________ more powerful than any in existence and Death fashioned him one from an ________________________ tree that stood nearby.

9)

Fill the gap: The second brother decided he would humiliate death even further and asked for the power to ________________________ loved ones from the grave.

10)

Fill the gap: And so it was that Death reluctantly handed over his own ________________________ of ________________________

11)

Fill the gap: But that night another wizard ________________________ the wand and slit the brother's throat for good measure.

12)

Fill the gap: Driven mad with hopeless longing the second brother ________________________ himself so as to ________________________ her.

13)

Fill the gap: Only when he had attained a great ________________________ did the youngest brother shed the Cloak of Invisibility and gave it to his ________________________

14)

Fill the gap: He then greeted Death as an old ________________________ and went with him gladly, departing this ________________________ as equals.

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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