Vocabulary | BARACK OBAMA: Ignorance is NOT a Virtue

EnglishSpeeches May 13, 2020

Task description & scene summary

Task description:
A gap filling exercise is a great way to practise your English. This exercise will leave a gap to be filled by a word that fall into a particular category, and so test your knowledge.
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Scene summary:
Learn English with Barack Obama. President Barack Obama delivered the commencement address at Rutgers University in 2016, indirectly criticizing Donald Trump by mentioning some of the presumptive Republican presidential nominee’s policies, including his plans to build a Mexican border wall and ban Muslims from entering the country.
Video length: 31 minutes 40 seconds
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Copyright license: Creative Commons Attribution License
First published: 2020-05-13, 19:40:11 (GMT+1)
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Video quiz questions (printable)

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Fill the gap: ________________________ have been some stretches in our history where the economy grew much faster,

2)

Fill the gap: … pre Civil War there's a whole bunch of stuff there we could talk ________________________ set aside life in the 50s when women and people of color …

3)

Fill the gap: And the reason America is better is ________________________ we didn't look backwards.

4)

Fill the gap: We seized the future and made it our own and that's exactly why it's ________________________ been young people like you that have brought about big …

5)

Fill the gap: The world has ever known [Applause], but I ________________________ .

6)

Fill the gap: … that's how we help raise wages here in America that's, how we help our workers compete on a level ________________________ field.

7)

Fill the gap: You want in people ________________________ policy.

8)

Fill the gap: so so so ________________________ of 2016, let me be as clear as I can be in politics.

9)

Fill the gap: … the Edison's and the Wright ________________________ and the George Washington Carver's and the Grace hoppers and the Norman Borlaug's and the …

10)

Fill the gap: … you got to talk to them to ________________________ whether they know what they're talking about qualities like kindness and compassion,

11)

Fill the gap: doesn't ________________________ like the plantiffs warmer right now.

12)

Fill the gap: … what he would think imagine if your fifth grade science ________________________ had seen that you'd get a D and either senator,

13)

Fill the gap: … how we cleaned up our air in our ________________________ ,

14)

Fill the gap: We get invest in ________________________ childhood education.

15)

Fill the gap: and the four who ________________________ home determined the course of this country just as much as the single one who voted because apathy has …

16)

Fill the gap: it took Thurgood Marshall immense double ACP decades to win ________________________ versus Board Education.

17)

Fill the gap: Think that's, how democracy works ________________________ when we're not even willing to listen to each other [Applause] I, believe that's misguided.

18)

Fill the gap: … use your logic and reason and ________________________ ,

19)

Fill the gap: However, ________________________ , however, incomplete successes is still successes.

20)

Fill the gap: … he took charge of a student nonprofit and worked with folks in Australia in Cambodia in Uganda to ________________________ the AIDS epidemic.

About the author

Youtube Channel over 1 Million Subscribers helping daily English Learners.

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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