Task description & scene summary

Task description:
Students will answer multiple questions about the vocabulary surround ghosts, the paranormal and death.
Scene summary:
In this video, a scientist talks about the study of ghosts and why people think they have seen them.
Video length: 6 minutes 13 seconds
Video genre: Interview
Student types:
Copyright license: Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial Share Alike License
First published: 2020-09-25, 12:36:42 (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 does "paranormal" mean?

Answer the question using your own words

2) What does "debunk" mean?

  • to prove false
  • to prove true
  • to prove unanswerable

3) So far, science has not been able to authenticate a ghost case. What does this mean?

Answer the question using your own words

4) What is an orb?

  • a spirit of a deceased person
  • a spherical object
  • a reflection

5)

Fill the gap: This photograph is ________________________ because it's unclear.

6) What is another way of saying, "first-hand account"?

  • personal experience
  • told to you by only one person
  • the first time something happens

7) What is a synonym of "gadget"?

  • tool
  • instrument
  • apparatus
  • a clairvoyant

8) What does "skeptical" mean?

Answer the question using your own words

9)

Fill the gap: Infrasound is not ________________________ because it falls below what we can hear.

10) What is a hallucination?

Answer the question using your own words

11) What does "resonate" mean?

  • causes problems
  • to dull
  • to vibrate

12) What does it mean to "mimic" ?

Answer the question using your own words

13) What is consciousness?

Answer the question using your own words

14) what is "twilight"?

  • The name of a vampire movie
  • seeing light flash in your eyes
  • the light left in the sky after the sun sets

15) What is paralysis?

Answer the question using your own words

16)

Fill the gap: Seeing the face of your loved one can help you ________________________ with your grief.

17) What does "mourn" mean?

Answer the question using your own words

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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Dink1995
2021-03-24 19:51:36
Thank you very much for this video lesson! This is just what I needed for my students :)