Task description & scene summary

Task description:
Pre-intermediate (A2). Filling the gaps with words from the narration. Helps to learn new vocabulary
Created using the grammar quiz generator of iSLCollective. Make your own quiz from any Youtube video in a few minutes.
Scene summary:
A story of the invention of the Internet. Student can learn how it was invented.
Video length: 6 minutes 33 seconds
Student types:
Copyright license: Creative Commons Attribution Share Alike License
First published: 2020-01-24, 00:33:59 (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."

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Video quiz questions (printable)

1)

Fill the gap: But all they did was invent clever ________________________ of using the internet.

2)

Fill the gap: French scientists who decided to call ________________________ computer network the “ Le Internet ”?

3)

Fill the gap: Well, let's ________________________ and get some facts straight.

4)

Fill the gap: One popular but wrong ________________________ is that the internet was developed by the USA so they had a communication network that would survive a …

5)

Fill the gap: That was because until the 1960s there was basically ________________________ network—you had big machines called mainframes which sat in the room and …

6)

Fill the gap: … once you start connecting computers ________________________ ,

7)

Fill the gap: ________________________ with packet switching.

8)

Fill the gap: But they did ________________________ up with the idea of packet switching,

9)

Fill the gap: … so they decided to ________________________ on direct connections between computers, as opposed to working with gateway computers.

10)

Fill the gap: There's ________________________ a lot of computer infrastructure,

11)

Fill the gap: The TCP/IP protocols ________________________ the basic communication language of the internet,

12)

Fill the gap: ________________________ internet traffic in 1976 was email, because academics thought electronic post-it notes were dead-core.

13)

Fill the gap: But all this communication was just text- based, and it was ________________________ ugly to look at.

14)

Fill the gap: He wanted to manage the scientists' information and make it possible for them to share and interconnect their work ________________________ ,

15)

Fill the gap: He called ________________________ browser the World Wide Web.

16)

Fill the gap: … once the initial infrastructure was in ________________________ ,

17)

Fill the gap: And if you ________________________ what he said exactly, you'll know he never claimed to have done.

18)

Fill the gap: The internet exists because we need to communicate, and most of us like ________________________ it.

19)

Fill the gap: It wasn't invented by ________________________ in particular,

20)

Fill the gap: Ultimately, though, you're communicating, especially if you leave a comment, and that ________________________ make you a better human being.

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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