Task description & scene summary

Task description:
Here, intermediate students will have to find a synonym or definition for two-word verbs. Great vocabulary exercise.
Scene summary:
This short video presents the possible effects on Earth after Humans would have disappeared.
Video length: 2 minutes 19 seconds
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Copyright license: iSLCollective Copyright License
First published: 2018-05-25, 19:13:38 (GMT+1)
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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 does "vanished" mean?

  • painted
  • stayed
  • disappeared
  • died

2) What does "fall apart" mean?

  • falling on the ground
  • break up
  • increase
  • falling on the side

3)

Fill the gap: It would just be two days before New York's subway system ________________________

4) Find a synonym for "meltdowns".

  • catastrophe
  • liquefy
  • burst
  • explosion

5) What does the expression "go up in flames" mean?

  • to climb in the fire
  • to burst into flames
  • to escalate the fire
  • to go around the flames

6) What does the expression "take over" mean?

  • invade
  • borrow
  • grab
  • adopt

7) Find a synonym for "revert".

  • decompose
  • go back
  • change
  • develop

8) Find a synonym for "rebound".

  • disappoint
  • control
  • rejoin
  • revive

9) Find a synonym for "outcompete".

  • lose
  • exceed
  • excell
  • bring

10) What does the expression "wash away" mean?

  • built on the water
  • invaded
  • cleaned
  • carried away by the water

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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