Portuguese Man O' War

Published: 11.26.2017
Level 5   |   Time: 2:55
Accent: British
Source: BBC Blue Planet II

A short video showing a Portuguese man o' war hunting, killing and eating a small fish.


triangle Directions 목표 Direcciones


    It is important to read the vocabulary before you watch the video. This will improve your ability to understand the video. It will also help you understand how the new vocabulary is used naturally.

  2. WATCH the VIDEO

    The first time you watch the video, just try to understand the overall situation.


    First try to answer all the questions from memory. Then rewatch the video and try to answer the questions that you missed.

  4. WATCH and READ the SCRIPT

    Watch the video again while you read the script. Reading and listening at the same time will help you hear each individual word and improve your listening accuracy.


    There are several different activities that focus on test preparation, vocabulary, grammar, and sentence structure.


    Es importante leer el vocabulario antes de ver el video. Esto mejorará su capacidad para comprender el video. También le ayudará a comprender cómo se usa el nuevo vocabulario de forma natural.

  2. VER el VIDEO

    La primera vez que vea el video, intente comprender la situación general.


    Primero intente responder todas las preguntas de memoria. Luego, vuelva a ver el video e intente responder las preguntas que se perdió.


    Mire el video nuevamente mientras lee el guión. Leer y escuchar al mismo tiempo lo ayudará a escuchar cada palabra individual y mejorará su precisión auditiva.


    Hay una serie de actividades diferentes que se centran en la preparación de la examen, el vocabulario, la gramática y la estructura de las oraciones.

  1. 어휘 읽기

    비디오를 보기 전에 어휘와 배경을 읽는 것이 중요합니다. 이렇게 하면 비디오를 이해하는 능력이 향상됩니다. 또한 새로운 어휘가 어떻게 자연스럽게 사용되는지 이해하는데 도움이됩니다.

  2. 비디오 보기

    비디오를 처음 볼 때 전체 상황을 이해하려고 노력하세요.

  3. 문제에 답하기

    먼저 모든 질문에 답을 해보세요. 그런 다음 비디오를 다시보고 놓친 질문에 답해보세요.

  4. 비디오 보면서 대본 읽기

    대본을 읽는 동안 비디오를 다시 보세요. 읽기와 듣기를 동시에 하면 각각의 단어를 듣고, 듣기 정확도를 향상시킬 수 있습니다.

  5. 액티비티 하기

    듣기 정확도, 발음, 어휘, 문법 및 문장 구조에 초점을 맞춘 다양한 액티비티가 있습니다.

triangle Vocabulary 어휘 Vocabulario

  • ☐ ☐ ☐ a bladder [n] - a sac which holds liquid
  • ☐ ☐ ☐ a membrane [n] - a thin piece of skin, like a sheet
  • ☐ ☐ ☐ a sail [n] - a piece of material used to catch wind (usually on a boat)
  • ☐ ☐ ☐ a thread [n] - a thin string-like substance
  • ☐ ☐ ☐ a tentacle [n] - a thin flexible limb or appendage in an animal
  • ☐ ☐ ☐ armed [adj] - carrying weapons
  • ☐ ☐ ☐ sting [v] - a burning feeling from the poison of an animal (like a bee)
  • ☐ ☐ ☐ lethal [adj] - able to cause death
  • ☐ ☐ ☐ lurk [v] - move slowly to stay hidden
  • ☐ ☐ ☐ nibble [v] - take small bites
  • ☐ ☐ ☐ reel in [phv] - bring in
  • ☐ ☐ ☐ paralyzed [exp] - unable to move
  • ☐ ☐ ☐ liquify [v] - change into a liquid
  • ☐ ☐ ☐ husk [n] - the shell or skin of an animal

[n] - noun,  [v] - verb,  [phv] - phrasal verb,  [adj] - adjective,  [exp] - expression

triangle Questions 문제 Preguntas [ ? ]


These are guided listening questions. These questions are NOT designed to test or trick you. They are designed to guide you through the video.

TIP: If you don’t understand something in the video, click "Show Answers". You should be able to understand all of the important points of the video by reading the questions and the correct answers.


Estas son preguntas de escucha guiada. Estas preguntas NO están diseñadas para ponerte a prueba o engañarte. Están diseñados para guiarlo a través del video.

CONSEJO: Si no entiende algo en el video, haga clic en "Show Answers". Debería poder comprender todos los puntos importantes del video leyendo las preguntas y las respuestas correctas.


이것은 안내식 듣기 질문입니다. 이 질문들은 당신을 시험하거나 속이기 위한 것이 아닙니다. 동영상을 통해 안내하도록 설계되었습니다.

팁 : 동영상에서 이해가 되지 않는 부분이 있으면 "Show Answers"를 클릭하세요. 질문과 정답을 읽으면서 영상의 중요한 요점을 모두 이해할 수 있어야 합니다.

  1. How does the Portuguese man o' war float?
    It uses its long tentacles.
    It has membrane that acts like a sail.
    It has a bladder filled with gas.

  2. How does it maintain a steady course?
    It uses its long tentacles.
    It has membrane that acts like a sail.
    It has a bladder filled with gas.

  3. How long can the Portuguese man o' war's tentacles be?
    3 meters long
    30 centimeters long
    30 meters long

  4. What type of cells do the tentacles have?
    stinging cells
    human cells
    light cells

  5. What do man o' war fish do?
    They nibble on the tentacles of Portuguese man o' war.
    They hunt and kill Portuguese man o' war.
    They get eaten by Portuguese man o' war.

  6. How does the Portuguese man o' war catch fish?
    It paralyzes fish with its tentacles.
    It sprays poison on fish.
    It crushes fish with a rock.

  7. How does the Portuguese man o' war "eat" the fish?
    It chews the fish with its large mouth.
    It crushes the fish with its tentacles.
    It liquifies the fish with chemicals.

  8. What remains after Portuguese man o' war finishes eating the fish?
    just the head
    just the skin
    just the bones

triangle Script 대본 Texto icon

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