Task description & scene summary

Task description:
Complete the gapped sentences with the correct conjunction or preposition. Tap the arrow! ->
Scene summary:
Often referred to as "Black Friday" in the U.S., the Friday after Thanksgiving marks the start of the Christmas and holiday shopping season.
Video length: 2 minutes 13 seconds
Lesson type: Grammar practice
Copyright license: iSLCollective Copyright License
First published: 2021-11-24, 20:55:02 (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: Black Friday is the day ________________________ the American Thanksgiving holiday and the first day ________________________ the traditional Christmas shopping season.

2)

Fill the gap: Retailers in the U.S. offer reduced prices and things tend to get manic with crowds ________________________ consumers flooding stores.

3)

Fill the gap: The name derives from retailers balance sheets going ________________________ being in the red ________________________ being in the black.

4)

Fill the gap: In fact, the black in Black Friday is the more common use ________________________ the word black to refer ________________________ a day associated with disaster

5)

Fill the gap: The use of Black Friday ________________________ the shopping day after Thanksgiving seems to have originated ________________________ the city of Philadelphia

6) Tap the arrow!

7)

Fill the gap: It was even used ________________________ 17th century school slang to refer ________________________ a Friday when an examination was held

8)

Fill the gap: The shopping frenzy is certainly the most common use now ________________________ it's also becoming increasingly popular outside ________________________ America

9)

Fill the gap: So British people don't have a long weekend ________________________ the fourth Friday ________________________ November

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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annalai
2021-11-26 16:47:50
I think it's a real and interestin exercise for listening