resources for esl students and teachers

Here is another movie trailer to help you learn/practice English:

Here's what you do:
  1. Click on the video below.
  2. Watch the first 1:50 of the video, and pay attention to it! (You can pause and rewind the video.)
  3. Answer the listening comprehension questions below the video.
  4. Check your answers.


1. According to Maximus (Russel Crowe), Marcus Aurelius is:
  truly an emperor
  a truthful emperor
  the true emperor

2. What happened to Maximus' wife?:
  she murdered their son
  she was murdered
  she had her vengeance

3. Maximus was originally a:

4. What did Maximus do to the emperor?
  He defied him
  He fought him
  He formed a pact with him

5. What does Maximus say that he wants?:
  to fight a tiger in the Coliseum



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