Task description & scene summary

Task description:
Watch the video and answer the following tasks. There are different types of tasks so be attentive.
Scene summary:
The video describes the life of a climbing boy, why this job existed in the 18th century and what were its disadvantages.
Video length: 1 minute 28 seconds
Student types:
Copyright license: Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial License
First published: 2021-04-08, 14:36:52 (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) What job did the chimney sweep do?

  • climb narrow chimneys
  • deliver presents
  • rob houses
  • clean the ash and soot
  • lighten fireplaces

2)

Fill the gap: The demand for chimney sweeper increased in the 18th century with the rise of the ________________________

3) Children were preferred for the job of chimney sweep due to their small size because...

Answer the question using your own words

4) Find "a large flat brush"

5) Why did the master of the house lighten the fireplace?

  • to brighten the chimney
  • to terrify the climbing boy
  • to warm up the climbing boy
  • to cook the climbing boy

Vocabulary list

  • a chimney: a tube on the roof of the house, from which smoke of the fireplace comes out
  • to sweep: to clean
  • ash and soot: dirt that remains after something has been burnt
  • to kidnap: to steal a child
  • an orphanage: place where children who were separeted from their bilogical families
  • a caterpillar: a baby of a butterfly

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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