Learning English Video Project

Lessons from Romania Quiz

First watch the film Lessons from Romania (13 minutes) and then see how well you score in this fun comprehension quiz.

1. In the introduction, how does Daniel Emmerson describe the level of English in Romania?


2. According to Joanna, how has the EFL learning experience changed in Romania since the communist period?

there is more fun in the classroom now
teachers now focus on Grammar Translation
school hours are longer now

3. Which do younger Romanian students tend to have more problems with?


4. Using role-play, videos and games in the classroom makes learning more


5. Which of the following helped teacher Sergiu learn English in his childhood years?

English TV programs
English comic books
the disappearance of Grammar Translation

6. Alecs says he was able to learn English because he had

strong listening skills
years of dedication
great teachers

7. An auditive learner is one who learns best by


8. What musical item or items do we see covered in grass?

a neon-lit guitar
a piano

9. What did one of the interviewees do to her TV?

painted it red, white and blue
covered up the English subtitles
stuck English vocab on the screen

10. According to one interviewee, if you like learning English you should do it

so you can teach it
for the sake of it
before you get too old

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Correct answers:

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