Quiz: Stories from Morocco

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Key: 1a, 2b, 3d, 4a, 5b, 6a, 7d, 8c, 9c, 10d

First watch Stories from Morocco at:
Then answer the questions below.

1. What did you learn about Morocco in the first two minutes of the film?

  1. Casablanca is one of the most advanced cities in Morocco.
  2. Tour guides in Morocco don't speak any English.
  3. A new English school opens every day in Morocco.
  4. The school in the film is only for Moroccan students.

2. According to the Moroccan system, when do students have to start learning English?

  1. They start as soon as they enter school.
  2. They begin from the age of 12.
  3. They begin around age 16.
  4. They start after they enter university.

3. According to the technician, why is English so important in Morocco these days?

  1. Americans run most Moroccan businesses.
  2. English is easier to learn than Arabic.
  3. English is the country's official language.
  4. Tourism is booming in Morocco.

4. How do teachers at the school deal with multi-level classes?

  1. They provide after school and lunch time help.
  2. They pay higher level learners to act as tutors.
  3. They assign more homework to those who need it.
  4. Two or more teachers work in one classroom.

5. Where did the female Moroccan student (Salma) get her English accent?

  1. She learned it from a book.
  2. She picked it up in America.
  3. She learned it from her family.
  4. She studied it at school.

6. What is difficult to find in Morocco?

  1. English books, magazines, and newspapers
  2. People who speak English in the markets
  3. Schools that teach British English
  4. Students who enjoy learning English

7. Who gives the Congolese student extra conversation help?

  1. His night school teacher
  2. His principal
  3. His government
  4. His father

8. What three languages make up the Moroccan dialect?

  1. Spanish, French, German
  2. Arabic, English, Moroccan
  3. French, Arabic, Spanish
  4. Arabic, English, Spanish

9. What challenge did the school's co-director face in the US?

  1. Changing his accent from Moroccan to American
  2. Finding homestay living that was English only
  3. Altering his British English to American English
  4. Learning sign language for Business

10. In the last clip of the film, what does Ali say is necessary to succeed in English?

  1. Study in an English speaking country.
  2. Speak with native English people.
  3. Learn English in an American school.
  4. Have a willingness to learn.

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