Task description & scene summary

Task description:
Watch the video and complete the sentences with what you hear. Watch the video before you start to understand main ideas.
Scene summary:
Short animated video showing a brief history of chocolate, its role in rituals and how it affects people to this day
Video length: 4 minutes 41 seconds
Student types:
Copyright license: Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial No Derivatives License
First published: 2021-05-05, 02:35:15 (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: As far back as 1900 BCE, the people of that region had learned to prepare the ________________________ of the native cacao tree.

2)

Fill the gap: The earliest records tell us the beans were ________________________ and ________________________ with cornmeal and chili peppers to create a drink - not a relaxing cup …

3) What heavenly god did natives believe gave them cacao beans?

  • Kukulkan
  • Tenochtitlan
  • Thor

4)

Fill the gap: As recorded by Cortés's lieutenant, the king had 50 jugs of the drink brought out and poured into ________________________ cups.

5)

Fill the gap: … its bitter taste made it suitable as a medicine for ________________________

6)

Fill the gap: That involved using plantations and imported ________________________ in the Caribbean and on islands off the coast of Africa.

7)

Fill the gap: Yet along with the growth of the industry, there have been horrific abuses of ________________________

8)

Fill the gap: … combined with the power of advertising, chocolate retains an aura of something ________________________ and ________________________

9)

Fill the gap: So as you ________________________ your next bar of chocolate, take a moment to consider that not everything about chocolate is sweet.

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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